A debonair caper that brings together Korean and Chinese cat burglars for a diamond heist in Macao, "The Thieves" owes much to the sparky gamesmanship and glamour casting of Steven Soderbergh's…
Hong Kong cinema is legendary the world over, famous for its depiction of gangsters, its gritty urban dramas, its tales of destiny and revenge, laced with chopsocky and humor.
A sampling of Hong Kong films headed to market at Berlin
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
"Once a Gangster" covers familiar Hong Kong genre turf, but does so with a wacky comedic eye, if less overall success.
The 34th Hong Kong Film Festival kicked off Sunday with the twin bows of Ivy Ho's comedy "Crossing Hennessy" and Clara Law's "Like a Dream" at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
Clandestine romance provides sad but pleasurable viewing in the high-quality Hong Kong meller "Claustrophobia."
Manna for those who like their kung fu straight and wireless, their villains Japanese and their heroes unconflicted Chinese patriots.