Author Archives: Mighty Peking Man

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) Review

Director: Ang Lee Producer: Bill Kong, Hsu Li-Kong, Ang Lee Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun Fat, Chang Chen, Cheng Pei Pei, Lung Sihung, Betty Huang Yi Running Time: 115 min. By Numskull Pretty much everything that has been … Continue reading

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Happy Together | aka Buenos Aires Affair (1997) Review

Director: Wong Kar Wai Writer: Wong Kar Wai Producer: Chan Yee Gan Cast: Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Chang Chen, Shirley Gwan Suet Lai, Linda Wong Hing Ping Running Time: 97 min. By Woody Ignore your homophobia … Continue reading

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Fallen Angels (1995) Review

Director: Wong Kar Wai Writer: Wong Kar Wai Producer: Jeff Lau Chun-Wai Cast: Leon Lai Ming, Michelle Reis, Kaneshiro Takeshi, Charlie Young Choi Nei, Karen Mok Man Wai, Chan Man Lei, Chan Fai Hung, Benz Kong To Hoi Running Time: … Continue reading

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Chungking Express (1994) Review

AKA: Chung King Express Director: Wong Kar Wai Writer: Wong Kar Wai Cinematographer: Christopher Doyle Cast: Brigitte Lin, Kaneshiro Takeshi, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong, Valerie Chow Kar Ling, Piggy Chan Kam Chuen, Piggy Chan Kam Chuen, Joh Chung … Continue reading

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Beast Stalker, The (2008) Review

AKA: Beaststalker Director: Dante Lam Writer: Jack Ng Cast: Nicholas Tse Ting Fung, Nick Cheung Ka Fai, Sherman Chung Shu Man, Derek Kwok Jing Hung, Ringo Chan Ka Leung, Joe Cheung Tung Cho Running Time: 111 min. By Mighty Peking … Continue reading

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Beast Cops (1998) Review

Director: Gordon Chan, Dante Lam Writer: Gordon Chan, Chan Hing Kar Producer: Gordon Chan, Dante Lam Cast: Anthony Wong, Michael Wong, Stephanie Che Yuen Yuen, Kathy Chow, Sam Lee, Patrick Tam, Roy Cheung, Arthur Wong Ngok Tai, Raven Choi Yip … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt | aka American Shaolin (1994) Review

Director: Jeff Lau Writer: Edward Tang, Fiba Ma, Lee Wai Yee Producer: Linda Kuk Mei Lai Cast: Chow Yun Fat, Wu Chien Lien, Gordon Liu, Philip Kwok, Chin Han, Choi Yue, Roy Chiao, Michael Wong Man Tak, Giorgio Pasotti, Jun … Continue reading

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Twin Dragons (1992) Review

AKA: Brother vs. Brother Director: Ringo Lam, Tsui Hark Producer: Ng See Yuen Cast: Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Nina Li Chi, Teddy Robin Kwan, Johnny Wang, Guy Lai Ying Chau, David Chiang, Jamie Luk Kim Ming, Kirk Wong, Philip Chan, … Continue reading

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Thunderbolt | aka Dead Heat (1995) Review

Director: Gordon Chan Producer: Chua Lam Cast: Jackie Chan, Anita Yuen, Michael Wong, Thorsten Nickel, Ken Lo, Chu Yuan, Yuzo Kayama, Annie Man, Daisy Woo, Chin Kar Lok, Hon Chun, Michael Ian Lambert, Bruce Law, Michael Lui, Eguro Mari, Rebecca … Continue reading

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Sleepless Town | aka Fuyajo (1998) Review

Director: Lee Chi Ngai Writer: Lee Chi Ngai Producer: Masato Hara, Tsuguhiko Kadokawa Cast: Kaneshiro Takeshi, Mirai Yamamoto, Lung Sihung, Eric Tsang Chi Wai, Kathy Chow Hoi Mei, Seijun Suzuki Running Time: 122 min. By Alexander “Now it all makes … Continue reading

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Shaolin Wooden Men | aka 36 Wooden Men (1976) Review

AKA: Shaolin Chamber of Death Director: Chan Chi Hwa, Lo Wei Producer: Lo Wei Cast: Jackie Chan, Kam Kong, Doris Lung Chung Erh, Chiang Kam, Miu Tak San, Liu Ping, Li Min Lang, Miu Tin, To Wai Wo, Weng Hsiao … Continue reading

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Heart of the Dragon | aka The First Mission (1985) Review

Director: Sammo Hung Producer: Leonard Ho Cast: Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Emily Chu, Lam Ching Ying, Meng Hoi, Peter Chan, Yuen Wah, Chin Kar Lok, Melvin Wong, James Tien, Anthony Chan, Billy Chan, Chan Chuen, Billy Ching, Chow Kong, Chu … Continue reading

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Sexy and Dangerous | aka Sexy Undercover Angels (1996) Review

Director: Billy Tang Writer: Philip Kwok Producer: Wong Jing Cast: Mariane Chan, Mimi Chu Mi Mi, Maria Cordero, Vincent Kok, Deon Lam Dik On, Michael Lam, Spencer Lam Seung Yi, Lee Kin Yan, Rachel Lee, Lee Siu Kei, Teresa Mak, … Continue reading

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All in the Family | aka It’s All in the Family (1975) Review

Director: Zhu Mu Writer: Yeung Hua Producer: Raymond Chow Cast: Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Kam Bo, Dean Shek Tien, James Tien Chun, Tien Ni, Carter Wong Ka Tat Running Time: 97 min. By Vic Nguyen A Japanese girl’s dream film. … Continue reading

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Shanghai Grand (1996) Review

Director: Poon Man Kit Writer: Poon Man Kit, Matt Chow Hoi Kwong, Sandy Shaw Producer: Tsui Hark Cast: Andy Lau Tak Wah, Leslie Cheung, Ning Jing, William Ho Ka Kui, Amanda Lee Wai Man, Wu Hsing Kuo, Lau Shun, Almen … Continue reading

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King of Boxers | aka The Screaming Tiger (1973) Review

AKA: 10 Fingers of Steel Director: Kim Lung Writer: Hoh Ho Producer: Si Chiu Yam Cast: Jimmy Wang Yu, Cheung Ching Ching, Lung Fei, Liu Ping, Chi Laan, Shan Mao, Got Siu Bo, Ma Kei, Cheng Fu Hung, Hong Hoi, … Continue reading

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Away with Words | aka Kujaku (1999) Review

Director: Christopher Doyle Writer: Christopher Doyle, Tony Rayns Producer: Hiro Tokimori Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Kevin Sherlock, Mavis Xu, Georgina Hobson, Christa Hughes, Takanori Kubo Running Time: 86 min. By Mighty Peking Man A dispirited young man (Tadanobu Asano of “Ichi … Continue reading

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Baroness (2000) Review

Director: Anthony Lau Wing, Johnny Wang Lung Wei Producer: Lau Kei Cast: Anthony Wong Chau Sang, Chin Kar Lok, Anthony Lau Wing Running Time: 89 min. By TheFrankEinstein According to the DVD case, Baroness has three selling points: Anthony Wong, … Continue reading

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Sukiyaki Western Django (2007) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writers: Takashi Miike, Masa Nakamura Cast: Hideaki Ito, Masanobu Ando, Koichi Sato, Kaori Momoi, Yusuke Iseya, Renji Ishibashi, Quentin Tarantino Running Time: 120 min. By Mighty Peking Man For years, a small town named Yuda has been … Continue reading

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City on Fire (1987) Review

Director: Ringo Lam Producer: Karl Maka Writer: Shum Sai-Sing Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Danny Lee, Sun Yueh, Carrie Ng, Roy Cheung, Lau Kong, Mark Cheng, Wu Ma, Maria Cordero Running Time: 105 min. By Retter No frills raw undercover cop story … Continue reading

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