In every department, from casting to cinematography, "Gangster Pay Day" taps into the spirit of the 1980s and '90s golden age of Hong Kong crime movies.
"The Grandmaster" and "Unbeatable" are the titles to beat after the pair secured the most nominations for the Hong Kong Film Awards.
With "Ip Man — The Final Fight," the lucrative Chinese franchise about the grandmaster of Wing Chun reaches a plateau. Competently executed by Hong Kong helmer Herman Yau, with the title role…
Although "Sometimes Scantily Clad but Never Naked Soldier" is more like it, "Naked Soldier" otherwise delivers the goods as a cheerfully ludicrous yarn about a globetrotting squad of sexy babes…
A pretty smooth ride as car-centric actioners go, "Motorway" is Hong Kong helmer Soi Cheang's classiest work to date.
This well-observed, pleasantly meandering dramedy requires a measure of patience.
Hong Kong-action fans will find a measure of reward if insufficient excitement in the Buddhist-flavored thriller "Punished."
An iconic figure in Chinese martial-arts cinema receives less-than-iconic treatment.
Johnnie To's "Exiled" plays like a lazy-day, Mexican-set Western that happens to take place in Macau. Far more stylized and playful, and less complexly plotted, than the recent "Election" duo…
Helmer Wong Ching-Po ("Jiang Hu") will begin shooting $3 million triad drama "Ah Sou" next month. Announcement was made at Hong Kong film and TV market Filmart on Tuesday.
Twenty-one years after she first essayed the genre in "The Spooky Bunch," Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui returns to spiritual shenanigans in "Visible Secret," to generally satisfying results.