The Adventurers (2017)

Andy Lau attempts at the biggest heist of his life in this loose adaptation of a John Woo classic from actor/musician turned director Stephen Fung. Five years ago, master thief Zhang Dan attempted to steal one third of a prominent necklace known as Gaia. However, he found himself set up and put in prison. Having […]

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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013)

2013, Village Roadshow Pictures Asia/Edko Films/China Film Co./Huayi Brothers Media/Chinavision Media Group/Bingo Movie Development Director: Stephen Chow Producers: Stephen Chow Wang Zhonglei Ivy Kong Zhang Dajun Writers: Stephen Chow Derek Kwok Lola Huo Wang Yun Andrew Fung Lu Zhengyu Jiro Lee Ivy Kong Cinematography: Choi Sung-Fai Gao Hu Editing: Andy Chan Cast: Wen Zhang (Chan […]

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Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)

A meshing of Tomb Raider and Chinese mythology with a dash of The Mummy films takes us on a very dangerous excursion in Mongolia. The “Mojin Xiaowei” were a trio of tomb raiders who would rob graves to get their on treasures. However, they must follow rules and when an excursion went wrong, the trio […]

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The Assassin (2015)

After nearly a decade in development, renowned Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-Hsien brings his foray into martial arts film with this very grounded film that is driven by a stellar performance by lead actress Shu Qi. In 9th-Centuty China, Nie Yianning is a young woman who since the age of ten, was raised by a princess […]

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Portland Street Blues (1998)

The story of Hung Hing’s female boss Sister 13 is revealed in this prequel that becomes a showcase for lead actress Sandra Ng, plus an actually pretty good turn from Shu Qi. Fa-Fit, a member of Luen Wo gang, unsuccessfully makes a deal with Hung Hing boss Sister 13 to boost the prostitution trade in […]

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Born to be King (2000)

  After five films, three official spinoffs, and a prequel, the Young and Dangerous saga comes to a proper close with this very exciting finale that revolves around more than just the Hung Hing boys, but add to the mix the Taiwanese triads and the Japanese Yakuza. Chicken has been asked by the members of […]

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