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Category 'Hong Kong'

The Lost Blademan (HK 2011)

During the warring period of the three kingdoms, ancient China is in turmoil. To unify the country general CAO CAO, the real power behind the emperor, enlists the aid of the greatest warrior in the land GUAN YUN CHANG (Donnie Yen). However, Guan Yun Chang is a loyal friend of CAO CAO’s enemy LIU BEI. To persuade the peerless warrior to fight, Cao Cao takes his beloved QI LAN (Sun Li) hostage.

After leading Cao Cao’s forces to victory Guan Yun Chang sets out with Qi Lan to rejoin Liu Bei. But now Cao Cao has deemed him too great a threat to live, and on the journey he must face all the forces at the emperor’s command sent to destroy him.

View teaser trailer here.

Project S (HK 1993)

 

Director : Stanley Tong
Cast : Michelle Yeoh, Yu Rong Guang, Bowie Lam, Emil Chau, Fan Siu Wong, Antena Chu Yan, Dick Wei, Alan Sit, Bill Tung, Jackie Chan (cameo).

Synopsis
Michelle Yeoh reprises her role of Inspector Yang, a no-nonsense cop from mainland China whose dazzling beauty conceals her sharp mind and martial arts mastery. Sent to Hong Kong to bust up a crime syndicate, Yang is flung into a tailspin when she discovers the gang is headed by her ex-lover. Can Yang find a compromise between her heart and her honor.

Review
After the success of Police Story 3 (Supercop), here comes a spin-off for Michelle Yeoh’s character – Inspector Yang. Michelle Yeoh teams up with Emil Chau and Fan Siu Wong against the formidable Yu Rong Guang (Iron Monkey) and his gang. Overall, this movie is pretty decent with a good mix of fast-paced action sequences with love/drama elements. Look out for Jackie Chan & Eric Tsang cameo appearance in the second half of the movie. Recommended to all Michelle Yeoh fans!

Rating
Plot : 3/5
Acting : 3/5
Entertainment : 4/5
Overall :

Notable Scenes

  • Michelle Yeoh’s action & stunts
  • Michelle Yeoh vs big/tall guy in finale
  • Yeoh & Yu’s relationship

Lady Cop & Papa Crook (HK 2008)

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Director : Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Cast : Eason Chan, Sammi Cheng 
Release Date : September 2008 (M’sia)

Synopsis :
John Fok (Eason Chan) is the kingpin of illegal red oil in Greater China. When an oil tanker explodes accidentally, he becomes the focus of investigation by Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese police and is forced to halt his business to wait thing out. Just as he is finally ready to turn his fortune around, however, his only son is kidnapped.

Senior Inspector Molline Szeto (Sammi Cheng) is the rising star in the police force, who is well praised for busting crime with her characteristic sangfroid and precision. However, in matters of love, she is totally at wit’s end. Poised at the crossroad of her life, she is thrilled to be assigned to investigate the kidnap of John’s son. An unlikely cooperation between cops and crooks thus ensues, leading to conflicts and clashes galore at every step till the end. 

Not All Women Are Bad (HK 2008)

 

Director : Tsui Hark, Kwak Jae- Yong
Cast : Zhou Xun, Kwai Lun-mei, Kitty Zhang Yuqi
Release Date : Late 2008

Synopsis
NOT ALL WOMEN ARE BAD, a comedy on modern metropolitan life that is being done from an unforeseeable perspective, is set against the backdrop of the rapidly developing city of Beijing. It takes a look at three women of different professions and backgrounds, and presents a contemporary comedy from the way they deal with love. In this chic comedy, Zhou Xun transforms from gentle to captivating, playing 12 roles in the movie including a doctor, a patient, a reporter, and more. Kwai Lun-mei transforms from innocent to rock-and-roll, while Kitty Zhang from girl-next-door to rich coquette.

Ip Man (HK 2008)

 

Director : Wilson Yip Wai Sun
Cast : Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Lynn Hung, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi.
Release Date : December 2008 (Asia)

Synopsis
Ip Man is adapted from the life story of Ip Man, the grand master of the Wing Chun style of kung fu and sifu (master) of legendary kung fu superstar Bruce Lee. This movie will be the first important record of the master’s life. Ip’s persistent devotion to Wing Chun is a classic example of the love and respect shown to wushu and the freedom and spirit it represents. Ip Man is a concept, a spirit, a way of thinking – and it represent a new peak in Hong Kong’s wushu movies.