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Category 'Hong Kong'

Dragon Tiger Gate (HK 2006)

Director : Wilson Yip
Producer : Raymond Wong Pak Ming
Production Company : Mandarin Films Ltd
Cast : Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue

Synopsis
‘Dragon Tiger Gate’ is the creation of popular animator and comic writer Tony Wong Yuk-Long. The story follows the fate of ‘Tiger Dragon Gate’, a martial arts sect founded by Tiger Wong, Dragon Wong and Turbo Shek – three youths who passionately believe in justice and truth. The three heroes unknowingly take possession of a gold plaque that holds staff of power of one of the largest Asian criminal organisation – Lousha Gate. They become the target of this wicked power and ignite a battle between good and evil.

Review
by Jin Hien Lau

Dragon Tiger Gate was hyped up by its producers to be the equivalent of Asia’s answer to the best of Hollywood’s comic movies the likes of Raimi’s Spiderman or Singer’s X-Men. The best I can say of this film is that it’s only about the equivalent of Elektra with better actions.

What can i say, after personally watching nothing but good quality HK films for the past year both classic and new, this seemed extremely disappointing coming from the team of SPL.

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Drunken Master (HK 1994)

Director : Lau Kar Leung
Cast : Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Ti Lung, Felix Wong, Lau Kar Leung, Ken Lo, Ho Sung Pak and Chin Kar Lok.

Synopsis
Jackie stars as Wong-Fei Hung for the second time, as battles against foreigners who want to export ancient Chinese artifacts for profit.

Review
by Edward Tang

“Are you the drunken boxer?” to with Jackie responds “I don’t know about boxing, but I am pretty drunk.”

Jackie Chan is the greatest person alive today. If his film career could have one film that summed up what Chan can bring to the table, you would have to see Drunken Master II to see what the man has to offer. Every problem you have with Jackie’s American flicks can easily be forgotten when you throw this bad boy into your DVD player. It shows how you can blend the right amount of comedy and the right amount of action into a film.
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Invisible Target (HK 2005)

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Director : Benny Chan
Cast : Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue, Andy On, Wu Jing
Release Date : 19th July 2007
Official Website : www.invisibletarget.com

Synopsis
The rise of Ronin Gang, a band of notorious robbers affected the lives of three policemen drastically. Each of the three policemen: Fang (starring Shawn Yue), Jing Hau (starring Jaycee Chan) and Chen (starring Nicholas Tse) have their own stories but are motivated to achieve a common goal: to bring Jiang (starring Wu Jing), the leader of the Ronin Gang to justice.

Time is running out as Jiang’s influence grew and the gang’s ruthless acts are getting out hand. With Fang’s wit, Jing Hau’s courage and Chen’s dexterity, the three vowed to capture Jiang. However, it was also during the intense period of tracking the Ronin Gang that the three learnt about the presence of a prominent figure in the police force who is in cahoots with Jiang… With all these against them, they are even more determined to rid the evil doings of Jiang and his accomplice…

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