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- Erotic Ghost Story and Sex & Zen were both famous adult books in the past.
- Amy Yip, star of the original Erotic Ghost Story, makes a cameo appearance as a nun.
- Ashes of Time is one of the most controversial film of the 90s, at least in the Hong Kong film scene.
- Ashes of Time is a film that is rewarding on successive viewings.
- Ashes of Time is a very slow paced movie, there are a few action scenes in the movie but I found them useless and painful to watch.
- Ashes of Time is an action film about inaction, memory, and wrong choices.
- Cheung is one of the nominees for the best actor award for his performance as a troubled psychiatrist in Lo Chi-leung's Inner Senses.
- Cheung was also a box office attraction in Hong Kong: from 1990 to 1998, 13 out of 39 movies starred by him were listed as yearly top ten box office movies.
- Cheung was also in The Heroic Trio, a film I caught at a midnight screening.
- Cheung was also noted as one of the few Asian male stars to play openly gay characters.
- Cheung was bisexual and once said in an interview of the Time magazine Corliss, R. (2001). "Forever Leslie", Time Magazine Asia Edition.
- Chan is a cultural icon, having been referenced in Ash's song " Kung Fu" and television shows Celebrity Deathmatch and Family Guy.
- Chan is a good commander, and he tries to teach his men to always be at the top of their game when theyre on the job.
- Chan is a keen philanthropist and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, having worked tirelessly to champion charitable works and causes.
- Chan is a keen philanthropist, having worked tirelessly to champion charity works and causes.
- Chan is a keen ppihaltnhorist and a UCINEF Goodwill Asdamsabor, having wokred tiserelsly to cpahmion cbahitarle works and causes.
- Days of Being Wild is a compelling story of human emotion set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in the early 1960s.
- Days Of Being Wild is a period film, a drama played out in the 1960s and the period detail production design and location wrangling is spot on.
- Days of Being Wild is a film that rewards only as much as the viewer is willing to put in.
- Days of Being Wild is a good movie, and one which I would recommend for a viewing, especially if you have liked some of Wong Kar-Wai's other films.
- Days of Being Wild is the film that cemented Wong Kar-Wai's reputation as an influential, relevant and exciting new director.
- DRUNKEN MASTER II is a classic, plain and simple.
- Drunken Master II is a jaw-dropping masterpiece of cinema.
- Drunken Master II was an enormous success in Hong Kong, grossing HK$ 40,971,484 during its theatrical run.
- DRUNKEN MASTER is one of Jackie Chan's all time greats (the film itself is a 5 star film, only this DVD gets a 3 star rating).
- A Drunken Master is a formidable boxer with or without alcohol.
- Drunken Master is a million times better than all of those films put together.
- Drunken master is the break out movie for jackie chan.
- The Drunken Master is one of those films.
- Fearless is a film for the ages, and I hope a film that sees Ronny Yu gain the critical admiration he so rightfully deserves.
- Fearless is a martial arts biopic of Huo Yaun Jia, a famous Chinese kung fu master during the early 1900's.
- Fearless is a story about Chinese martial arts guru Huo Yuanjia (1869-1910), who founded the Jing Wu Men (Chin Woo) martial arts school in Shanghai .
- Fearless is a very angry and violent film offset by moments of extreme beauty and quietness: a trait typical in Yu's work.
- Fearless was released on June 23, 2006 in the United Kingdom, and on September 22, 2006 in the United States.
- Fist of Legend was one of the most influential and powerful films to come out of Hong Kong in the 90's, drawing rave reviews from both critics and audiences.
- Fist of Legend is a kung-fu classic.
- Fist of Legend is a powerhouse film that gets just about everything right when it comes to creating a modern martial arts film.
- Fist of Legend was a deferential nod to Bruce Lee’s Fist of Legend.
- Fong Sai-yuk II (or Fong Sai Yuk juk jaap) is a 1993 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Corey Yuen and starring Jet Li as tht title character.
- Sum (Siao, Fong Sai-Yuk) is a well known Cantonese opera star, a woman who has played only male roles for the last twenty years.
- External links Fong Sai-yuk II at Hong Kong Cinemagic This article about a martial arts film is a stub.
- Gorgeous was a box office success in Hong Kong, grossing HK $ 40,545,889 during its theatrical run.
- Gorgeous is a great change of pace for Jackie and, overall, just a quality romantic comedy.
- Gorgeous is something new from Jackie Chan.
- Gorgeous is the story of Bu (Hsu Chi), a young woman from a small Taiwanese fishing village, looking for true love.
- Gorgeous was originally conceived purely as a love story, with Chan as producer, but not as one of the film's cast.
- HARD BOILED is the last movie directed by John Woo in Hong-Kong, his native country.
- HARD BOILED is a near perfect action film and a real no-brainer purchase for Asian cinema fans.
- Hard Boiled is a film which takes the audience on a journey of one Hong Kong policeman and an unlikely assassin who are on a quest for justice and identity.
- Hard Boiled is a sleek, stylish action movie.
- Hard Boiled is also a wonderfully acted movie with excellent first rate action direction.
- Hung is one of the celebrities honoured on the Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong.
- Hung is a novice private investigator searching for a beautiful pickpocket named Sylvia (Lola Ferner) whose thieving teams her up with Chan and Yuen.
- Hung is a renegade plainclothes policeman who chases a crazed killer and his gang into neighboring Shenzhen.
- Hung was also responsible for the Lucky Stars comedy film series in the 1980s.
- Hung was formally accepted into the school and took the name Yuen Chu (all the members took the surname Yuen out of respect -- and fear -- of their sifu).
- Jackie Chan is a successful singer in Hong Kong and Asia, having begun producing records professionally in the 1980s.
- Jackie Chan - an archaeologist, who works part-time for Section 13.
- Jackie Chan is a celebrity chef turned reluctant hero after he rescues a pretty journalist from the clutches of a ruthless drug lord.
- Jackie Chan is a successful singer in Hong Kong and Asia, having begun professionally producing records in the 1980s.
- Jackie Chan is a successful singer in Hong Kong and across Asia, having started professionally producing records in the 1980s.
- Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 Hong Kong martial arts film directed and co-written by Stephen Chow.
- Kung Fu Hustle is a humorous mockery of the wuxia genre, played and directed by Stephen Chow.
- Kung Fu Hustle is a humorous parody and a special tribute to the wuxia genre, played and directed by Stephen Chow.
- Kung Fu Hustle is a humorous parody and mockery of the wuxia genre, played and directed by Stephen Chow.
- Kung Fu Hustle is a prime example.
- Leslie Cheung was a superstar in Hong Kong and all over Asia.
- Leslie Cheung is a psychiatrist who does not believe ghosts exist, and explains them away as a construct of our overactive brains.
- Leslie Cheung is the first generation of Pepsi stars in Asia.
- Leslie Cheung was born Cheung Fat Chung on September 12, 1956 in Hong Kong, the youngest of ten children.
- Leslie Cheung was cool, bottom line.
- McDull is a cartoon pig character that was created in Hong Kong by Alice Mak and Brian Tse (who also created another cartoon pig called McMug).
- McDull is a male pig who can be distinguished by a birthmark on McDull's right eye.
- McDull is a male pig who can be distinguished by a birthmark on his right eye.
- McDull is a pig, plump and plush with an orange-ribbed eye, somewhat witless and sickly but with a great lazy parenthesis of a smile.
- McDull is a piglet who lives with his mother, Mrs.
- The Protector is a 1985 Hong Kong action film that was martial arts movie star Jackie Chan 's second attempt at breaking into the American film market.
- Protector was another of Jackie's disastrous attempts to break into Hollywood.
- The Protector is a 1985 Hong Kong action film that was martial arts movie star Jackie Chans second attempt at breaking into the American film market.
- The Protector is a easy to assemble project.
- The Protector is a movie from Thailand and filmed in Australia which was released in 2006.
- Sammo Hung is a Chinese actor, producer and director known for his work in many kung fu films and Hong Kong action cinema.
- Sammo Hung was a fellow opera school student of Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao.
- Sammo Hung was not only the director and a supporting actor in this film; he is also the action director (fans of the auteur theory should take note).
- Sammo Hung was one of the directors for Project A, besides being stunt co-ordinator.
- Sammo Hung was originally going to be the action director for Star Wars Episodes 1, 2 & 3 (because of his work on Moon Warriors).
- Shaolin Soccer is a success of Hong Kong film-making industry.
- Shaolin Soccer is a classic underdog story a la The Bad News Bears (1976) but with its sports sequences done in the style of The Matrix (1999).
- Shaolin Soccer is a pleasant chinese movie.
- Shaolin Soccer is a tale of redemption and salvation.
- Shaolin Soccer is an entertaining romp that deserves to be as hugely successful here as it was in its native country.
- Stephen Chow was born in Hong Kong in 1962 and grew up in Shanghai, along with three sisters.
- Stephen Chow is certainly one of the best Actor-Directors working, falling short of only more serious veterans like Beat Takeshi.
- Stephen Chow is one of the best new directors coming out of China.
- Stephen Chow is the unforgettable master and integrity of comedy movie.
- Stephen Chow was born in Hong Kong on June 22nd, 1962 on the year of the Tiger.
- A Better Tomorrow is one of Woo's best films; with it he founded the genre of heroic bloodshed, and won CYF his first Best Actor from Hong Kong.
- Further, in the same year (1987), he appeared in Tsui Hark 's A Chinese Ghost Story (directed by Ching Siu-tung).
- A Chinese Ghost Story has been widely praised for infusing the genre with humor, action, romance, and inventive special effects.
- The Mandarin language VHS and VCD versions of "A Chinese Ghost Story" have the songs in Mandarin, making the language sound consistent.
- This movie is a sequel to both God of Gamblers, which included Andy Lau's character, and to All for the Winner, which starred Stephen Chow and Ng Man Tat.
- The key turning point in his career came only a year later, when he had his first starring role in the 1990 Chow Yun-Fat spoof "All for the Winner".
- This time, Andy Lau 's character teams up with Stephen Chow 's character from All for the Winner.
- Andy Lau is for me, the Keanu Reeves of Hong Kong – good looking, but all his expressions look the same.
- Andy Lau is the other big name in the film.
- Andy Lau was the only star that remained from the original ' God Of Gamblers ' and also the one real similarity between the two films.
- Anthony Wong is THE sexy guy in that film (imho) and the bath house scene was so funny.
- Anthony Wong is a PE teacher who gets approached by an urban sorcerer who offers him unlimited erotic dreams.
- Anthony Wong is a harried family man who spends most of his time out of the house playing mah-jong.
- Anthony Wong is a ruthless killer, though as he says, "I only kill those who deserve killing," so I guess that makes it alright.
- Anthony Wong is also a possibility, maybe as his sidekick.
- At the Hong Kong box office, Armour of God was Jackie Chan's biggest hit up to that point, grossing HK $35,469,408 in its theatrical run.
- He also was a location manager on three Jackie Chan films, Wheels on Meals, The Protector and Armour of God.
- Armour of God ( Chinese: ------------, Long xiong hu di) is a 1986 Hong Kong martial arts - action film co-directed by, and starring Jackie Chan.
- He made his directing debut in 1988 with As Tears Go By, also produced by Alan Tang.
- AS TEARS GO BY and DAYS OF BEING WILD were the first HK movies to be issued on DVD in 16:9 by a local video label.
- Cheung got her next big break, and her chance to prove herself as a dramatic actress, when Wong Kar-Wai cast her in his 1988 crime drama As Tears Go By.
- Bio Zombie is a Hong Kong zombie-comedy film from 1998, starring Jordan Chan.
- Bruce Lee was one of the most influential martial artist of the 20th century.
- Bruce Lee was so incredible, not only because of his martial arts expertise, but also because of his furious spirit.
- Bruce Lee was something Americanized, and Jet Li was a traditional Chinese kungfu artist.
- Bullet in the Head was an experiment to do that, which is why the film was made without a hero." "Chow Yun-Fat has a very special quality as an actor.
- I came to know Shanghai intimately in 1990 when I was researching for Centre Stage and then again in 1994 for Red Rose, White Rose.
- Centre Stage, the Kwan film that firmly established Cheung as a major star as well as award winning actress, was made in 1992.
- In total, Tony has appeared in more than 90 films including Stanley Kwan's Actress ( aka Centre Stage) and Wong Kar Wai's Ashes of Time.
- Chow is a big fan of Bruce Lee, and his films often contain references and homages to the martial artist star.
- Chow is a big fan of Bruce Lee, and his films often contain references to the late actor.
- Chow is a big fan of Chinese Kung Fu legend Bruce Lee, and his films often contain references to him.
- Chow is a big fan of the popular anime and manga series, Dragon Ball.
- Chow is a greatly imaginative visualist and the film contains any number of hilarious sight gags.
- Chow Yun-Fat is a Chinese actor from Hong Kong, playing in mostly dramatic movies.
- Chow Yun-Fat was almost blown up when the explosion outside the mansion door being more powerful than expected.
- CHUNGKING EXPRESS is the movie that introduced many in America to Wong Kar Wai and is the first movie from Quentin Tarrantino's Rolling Thunder label.
- ChungKing Express is a modern love tale setted in the contemporary scenes of HK, telling two stories of two night-beat cops.
- Chungking Express is a better film than Fireworks, a Japanese film of little emotion, action or interest.
- Chungking Express is one of the great HK classics for good reason.
- Chungking Express is the only romantic comedy in that group.
- City on Fire is a decent movie, a bit boring at times, and the violence isn't as hardcore as I was hoping for.
- City on Fire is a hard movie to criticize, being that it isn't a poorly made or boring film.
- City on Fire is a slightly misleading title for this late 1970s Canadian disaster film.
- City on Fire is a transcendant novel in that it goes beyond most works of science fiction.
- City on Fire is a well-made movie with an involving focus.
- Chan appeared with Li again the following year, in The Love Eterne (1963) and had a small role in King Hu 's 1966 film, Come Drink with Me.
- Tripitikas then joins with gorgeous Golden Sparrow, an obvious allusion to Golden Swallow and Come Drink with Me.
- But its mixture of the genial and the brutal can be seen in his wuxia films like Come Drink With Me and Dragon Inn.
- The comedy was in a form that could be viewed as either slapstick or camp.
- The comedy was varied: satirical, physical, stupid, etc.
- The costumes are all awesome.
- The costumes are distinctively Chinese.
- The costumes are very colorful and artistically designed.
- The costumes were very thick so I didn't feel anything.
- Crime Story is a 1993 Hong Kong action film, directed by Kirk Wong and Jackie Chan, who also stars in the film.
- Maggie Cheung (sigh) owns the Dragon Gate inn, in the middle of the desert.
- King Hu and Chang Cheh continued to excel as directors of the genre with, respectively, Dragon Gate Inn and The One-Armed Swordsman.
- In 1988 Chan starred alongside Hung and Yuen for the last time to date, in the film Dragons Forever.
- It has been compared (favorably) to Chan's fights against kickboxer Benny Urquidez in Wheels on Meals and Dragons Forever.
- Yuen Biao, Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung (left to right) in "Dragons Forever", the last film all of the "three brothers" appeared in together.
- Dragon Lord is also known as Young Master in Love and Dragon Strikes in other countries.
- Dragon Lord is an interesting early directorial attempt by a very young Jackie Chan.
- Dragon Lord is the first good Jackie Chan film.
- Dragon Lord was originally conceived as a sequel to Young Master, to be called Young Master in Love.
- The people behind both 'Everlasting Regret' and 'Election' were dedicated.
- Leung is also nominated for Everlasting Regret, in which he plays a man with a crush on a lifelong friend, a Shanghai beauty.
- Sammi Cheng (Infernal Affairs, Everlasting Regret) is a cold workaholic who is not averse to the odd cruel outburst of threatening behaviour.
- Farewell My Concubine is a masterpiece of Chen Kaige, one of the greatest of the fifth generation Chinese directors.
- Farewell My Concubine is a milestone in Cheng Kaige's directing career.
- Farewell My Concubine is the first Chinese film to have won the Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival .
- Five Deadly Venoms is the film that made them who they were.
* God of Cookery
* God of Gamblers
* God of Gamblers Ii
* Half A Loaf of Kung Fu
* Infernal Affairs
* In The Mood For Love
* John Woo
* Karen Mok
* Kung Fu Films
* Lan Yu
* La Brassiere
* Love On A Diet
* Lo Wei
* Maggie Cheung
* Mahjong Films
* Michelle Yeoh
* Moonlight Express
* My Life As Mcdull
* My Lucky Stars
* New Police Story
* Okinawa Rendez-Vous
* Once Upon A Time In China
* One-Armed Swordsman
* Peking Opera Blues
* Prison On Fire
* Rice Rhapsody
* Royal Tramp
* Running On Karma
* Seoul Raiders
* Seven Swords
* Sex And Zen
* Shanghai Grand
* Storm Riders
* The Chinese Feast
* The Heroic Trio
* The Mighty Peking Man
* The Phantom Lover
* The Super Inframan
* The Young Master
* Tokyo Raiders
* Tony Leung
* Twins Effect
* Twins Effect Ii
* Wong Kar-Wai
* Young And Dangerous
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