The year was 1930, when Shanghai is known as the Paris of the East with a thriving economy. However, behind the glamorous songs and dances, cruelty and terror gets out of control. From the ... See full summary »
The musical biography of the 1970s Hong Kong rock band The Wynners. Starting with their humble beginnings as band causing noise in the neighborhood, through to their career of massive stars throughout Asia.
Jonathan Wong Chee Hynn
A night like any other in the streets of Hong Kong: in the midst of the tangle of night-owls, cars and vendors, a group of passengers climb aboard a minibus that is to take them from ... See full summary »
A cop-turned-bar owner befriends a drunken woman and finds himself pursued by her former lover and the thugs he employs. The chase turns deadly when the bar owner's deadbeat brother and a suitcase full of cash enter the picture.
Mrs. K, an upper class housewife, appears to be a beautiful and elegant middle-aged woman focused only on cooking and parenting. But a sudden turn of events shockingly reveals her actual skills are in fighting and survival. The urbane yet cold spaces captured in the film visually accentuate the threatening situation she has fallen into: She is being blackmailed by an ex-cop from Macau and her teenage daughter is kidnapped by a young couple. The mother and daughter, trapped in such life-threatening situations, are each able to be a "strong woman" in their own right. Mrs. K, with her extraordinary past, has been keeping secrets from her husband and the ex-cop. The tension that builds up as a result of such narrative elements is complemented by occasional light humor. Focusing on the characters' psychologies rather than the thrilling speed of action also makes the film unique. The heroine demonstrating her explosive energy in action scenes gives a long-lasting impression, and the ...Written by