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Why does everyone love these movies?
Inspired by the fine knuckleheads behind the Yeah, It's That Bad podcast the following is an inexhaustible list of new millennium releases despite generally negative critical consensuses I found enough entertainment value in to justify them as guilty pleasures of mine or enough merit in to consider them unjustly underrated.
Generally speaking new wave Cantonese cinema began around 1984 and unofficially began its descent when JURASSIC PARK (1993) shattered domestic box office records following decades of Hollywood blockbusters flopping in the former British colony which was officially handed back to China on July 1, 1997.
While not always shining examples of great cinema at least they didn't completely bastardize their source material and in some cases even ameliorated on it.
SOPYONJE planted the seeds in 1993 for what has now blossomed into a powerhouse in contemporary Asian filmmaking.