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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...

Neuchatel 2015: GREEN ROOM, THE INVITATION Win

Neuch√Ętel International Fantastic Film Festival wrapped this past Saturday with an awards ceremony that saw Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room win a whopping three awards: the HR Giger Narcisse Award for Best Feature Film, the Denis-de-Rougemont Youth Award, and the RTS...

852 Films Serves First Teaser For Derek Kwok's Badminton Flick FULL STRIKE

The first teaser for Full Strike has just hit online, showing off the impressive line-up of talent in director Derek Kwok's upcoming badminton tournament flick. Produced by Josie Ho's 852 Films, the film sees the actress star alongside Ekin Cheng,...

Review: SAVING GENERAL YANG is Solid with Glimpses of Greatness

Journeyman director Ronny Yu (The Bride With White Hair, Fearless) delivers his first film in seven years, a solid if unremarkable retelling of the legendary Yang family, with sporadic visual flourishes but a lightweight script that fails to develop its...

Ronny Yu's Epic SAVING GENERAL YANG Gets an Epic New Trailer

Based on a classic series of beloved books and plays, Ronny Yu's Saving General Yang is an old school wartime epic, starring veteran Hong Kong actor Adam Cheng as the titular General, and Ekin Cheng as the elest of his...

Ronnie Yu's SAVING GENERAL YANG Trailer Soaks The Ground With Blood

One thing is very clear. General Yang had better be one very, very important man to justify the amount of carnage being carried out in his name in Ronnie Yu's Saving General Yang.One of Hong Kong's finest, Yu makes his...

Ronny Yu begins SAVING GENERAL YANG

Production began this week on Ronny Yu's RMB 200 million epic family drama SAVING GENERAL YANG, starring Adam Cheng and Louis Koo as the patriarch and first son respectively. Based on a hugely successful series of books and plays, the...

HKIFF 2010: CROSSING HENNESSY Review

For her latest film, CROSSING HENNESSY, director Ivy Ho invites us into the warm heart of Wan Chai, creating a wholly authentic and instantly recognisable portrait of what it's really like to live and love in Hong Kong. Not only...

Tang Wei returns to the Silver Screen in Romcom CROSSING HENNESSY

Its been two years since Tang Wei was blacklisted from the censorship board in China for the Lust, Caution controversy.  I always felt sorry for the way she was unfairly treated but fortunately for us, she is back again...

AFM 09: Felix Chong Goes Solo With ONCE A GANGSTER

Best known as one half of the writing duo that created the Infernal Affairs phenomenon, Felix Chong is about to take the helm himself with Once A Gangster.  Chong's Infernal Affairs partner, and frequent co-director Alan Mak is still hanging...