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The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Portland Street Blues - 1998

Unlike previous spin off Once Upon a Time in Triad Society (1996), Portland Street Blues (1998) is an official part of the franchise, involving a number of series stalwarts such as writer/producer Manfred Wong and executive producer Wong Jing. It...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous 5 - 1998

Young and Dangerous 5 (1998) is a slightly superior entry in the series after the below par Young & Dangerous 4 (1997). Although Young and Dangerous 4 was still a worthy addition to the series, it did look as if...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous 4 - 1997

In their fourth outing, it’s pretty much more of the same from the Young and Dangerous clan. Fans of the continuing series will still find a lot to enjoy in Young and Dangerous 4 (1997), but this is probably the...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous 3 - 1996

There will be spoilers within, so if you haven’t seen Young and Dangerous 3 yet, I would advise watching it before reading this. Coming hot on the heels of Young and Dangerous 2, the third entry in the series turns...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous 2 - 1996

Coming only two months after the release of the first film in the series, Young and Dangerous 2 actually improves on its predecessor. Young and Dangerous 2 focus more on the complexities of gang life, and is decidedly less comic...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous - 1996

Starting back in 1996, the Young and Dangerous series went on to spawn numerous sequels and spinoffs, and went on to make stars of Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan and Francis Ng as well as feature a host of Hong Kong...

Review: PHANTOM OF THE THEATRE, A Movie Plagued By Ghosts

Elegantly mounted and gorgeously shot, Phantom of the Theatre is a stuffy ghost story from China that fails to be as haunting as its premise. Borrowing elements from Phantom of the Opera, the new film is set in Shanghai in...