The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster ' Moxina (2012) '(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'. Ryota Nakanishi presents sixteen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.
This documentary shows that how Japanese citizens determined to fight against Abe regime's War and the Law of Jungle policy. Instead more than eight hundreds participants stated that opposition to Abe regime.
This film depicts cause and effects of The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the first official conference of Association for Stopping TPP Negotiation and Lawsuit for the Violation of the Constitution in 2015.
DSLR super 35mm filmic insert to wedding ceremony of local couple. The process of how a finance gets to the seaside where his bride is located in order to express and relive their dramatic encountering in a cinematic way.
Morton H. Halperin was a former member of NSA, State Department and Pentagon under several U.S. regimes since 1960s. And his lecture about the Okinawa reversion was shot at the House of Councillors on September 19, 2014 in Japan.
16 thinkers gathered together to discuss the political issues in Japan, such as reuse of nuclear plants, accepting right of collective self defense, TPP, the secrecy law and the revision of constitution by Abe regime.
In the 2016 international cinema cultural event that governed by Taiwanese government, Corman Award-winning filmmaker Ryota Nakanishi performs a pro-Taiwan film stand-up show deep in the heart of Tokyo, Japan.
A crafty mysterious gentleman Ken Matsudaira comes to a riverside park and office where three pretty girls have their problems on male-and-female relationships and decides to instruct them on their problems to free them.
A ghost sucks the life-force out of a one of Uncle Nine's student. The other is slowly turned into a vampire. They halt his transformation by filing down his teeth! The female ghost throws her head around like a boomerang to protect herself. Can Mr. Vampire chase away the Succubus and the hopping ghost and save his two students?Written by
Joseph P. Ulibas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
During filming in the extremely hot summer months, Wah Yuen suffered as he not allow to remove the plastic vampire make-up from his face. After several hours in the make-up chair, he spent the working days unable to move, talk or eat properly. Ironically, Ricky Lau cut a lot of Yuen's footage from the finish film, feeling that too much vampire hopping would slow down the pace. See more »
During the fight in the dungeon-like police interrogation room, the brick wall rebounds when the various combatants strike it. See more »
Another good reason to change diet to "Chinese" (Sticky rice).
The extremely polished production here may obscure one of the film's major virtues. This is pure ensemble movie-making, there are no "auteurs" or "artistes" here. The most recognizable actors in the film - Lam Chi Ying, Chin Siu-hou, Moon Lee, Wu Ma - turn in what were for them(at the time) very uncharacteristic performances, and do so splendidly.
In fact, there is no "star" here, these actors are all taking turns with extraordinary grace as characters who at best "bumble through", and at worst fumble like, well, pretty much like any average person faced with exceptional challenges (how often does one get saved from a rotting zombie by an amorous ghost?).
Despite the stunts, and regardless of its genre origins, this is not a"kung-fu" film, but a top-notch horror-comedy on a par with Polanski'sunderrated "Fearless Vampire killers" and superior to "Abbot & Costello meet Frankenstein" (which admittedly set the standard, after all). Two plus-values in favor of this film: It provides a lot of information about Chinese vampires, ghosts, and zombies (and their traditional remedies), but does so visually or casually, without the heavy-handed verbal explanation frequent in western horror films. And there is an incredibly haunting children's song (!) about a love-lorn female ghost that is wisely used over the closing credits and which is unforgettable. Indeed, the only weakness in the construction of the film is that we really want to know more about the broken-hearted ghost of the sub-plot than the vampire-centered plot allows. Fortunately, Ching Siu Tung apparently also noticed this, and devoted an entire three-film series to investigating the problem, the remarkable "Chinese Ghost Story" trilogy; but Ching Siu Tung is exactly the kind of "auteur" that would weigh a film like "Mr. Vampire" with intellectual burdens its "pure entertainment"-directed plotting simply couldn't bear. "Mr. Vampire" is not a "work-of-art-for-the-ages", but it is a lot of fun, and spooky to boot, and on that level works as really great movie making, regardless of genre or "ethnic origin".
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