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Miracles | aka Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989) Review

AKA: Black Dragon, The Canton Godfather Director: Jackie Chan Writer: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang Producer: Leonard Ho Cast: Jackie Chan, Rose Gua Ah Leh, Anita Mui, Wu Ma, Michael Chow Man Kin, Fung Hak On, Ricky Hui, Ray Lui, Mars, … Continue reading

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City Hunter (1992) Review

Director: Wong Jing Producer: Chua Lam Cast: Jackie Chan, Joey Wong, Leon Lai, Chingmy Yau, Richard Norton, Kumiko Goto, Gary Daniels, Ken Lo, Eric Kot, Jan Lam Hoi-Fung, Mike Abbott, Louis Roth, Carol Wan, Mike Miller, Cordelia Choi, Donna Chu … Continue reading

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Gen-Y Cops | aka Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (2000) Review

Director: Benny Chan Writer: Bey Logan, Felix Chong Producer: Benny Chan Cast: Edison Chen, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Richard Sun Kwok Ho, Paul Rudd, Maggie Q, Christy Chung, Mark Hicks, Rachel Ngan, Vincent Kok, Brian Banowetz, Cheung Tat Ming, Johnnie … Continue reading

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Gen-X Cops (1999) Review

Director: Benny Chan Muk Sing Cast: Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Jaymee Ong, Grace Yip, Eric Tsang, Toru Nakamura, Francis Ng, Daniel Wu, Moses Chan, Bradley Allan, Vicky Chen, Jeff Kam Chun Man, Wayne Lai, Gordon Lam, Ken Lo, … Continue reading

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Guns & Talks (2001) Review

AKA: Guns and Talks Director: Jang Jin Producer: Kang Woo-Suk Cast: Shin Hyun-Joon, Shin Ha-Gyun, Won Bin, Jung Jai-Yung, Jeong Jin-Young, Yun Ju-Sang Running Time: 123 min By Equinox21 This film is a classic! Though, it took watching it twice … Continue reading

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Versus (2000) Review

Director: Ryuhei Kitamura Writer: Ryuhei Kitamura, Yudai Yamaguchi Cast: Tak Sakaguchi, Kenji Matsuda, Hideo Sakaki, Chieko Misaka, Yuichiro Arai, Minoru Matsumoto Running Time: 120 min. By Numskull Hot damn! Evil Dead and Bad Taste meet in-your-face combat like only those … Continue reading

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Branded to Kill (1967) Review

Director: Seijun Suzuki Writer: Hachiro Guryu Producer: Kaneo Iwai, Takiko Mizunoe Cast: Jo Shishido, Mari Annu, Mariko Ogawa, Koji Nambara, Isao Tamagawa, Hiroshi Minami Running Time: 91 min. By Milkcan I must say I am very glad to have seen … Continue reading

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Black Belt | aka Kuro-Obi (2007) Review

Director: Shunichi Nagasaki Writer: George Iida Cast: Akihito Yagi, Tatsuya Naka, Yuji Suzuki, Fuyuhiko Nishi Running Time: 120 min. By Mighty Peking Man After their karate master passes away, two of his best students take opposite directions in life. Giryu … Continue reading

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Battle Royale 2: Requiem (2003) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku, Kenta Fukasaku Writer: Kenta Fukasaku Producer: Shigeyuki Endo Cast: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Shugo Oshinari, Ayana Sakai, Riki Takeuchi, Natsuki Kato, Ai Iwamura, Masaya Kikawada, Aki Maeda, Takeshi Kitano, Sonny Chiba Running Time: 134 min. By Equinox21 … Continue reading

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Battlefield Baseball (2003) Review

AKA: Battlefield Stadium Director: Yudai Yamaguchi Producer: Ryuhei Kitamura Cast: Tak Sakaguchi, Atsushi Ito, Hideo Sakaki Running Time: 87 min. By Equinox21 Without knowing anything about the movie Battlefield Baseball, I decided to pick it up (a bootleg, unfortunately, as … Continue reading

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Eye, The 2 (2004) Review

Director: Pang Brothers (Oxide Pang, Danny Pang) Writer: Lawrence Cheng Tan-Shui, Jojo Hui Producer: Peter Chan Ho-Sun, Lawrence Cheng Tan-Shui, Jojo Hui Cast: Shu Qi, Eugenia Yuan Lai-Kai, Jesdaporn Pholdee, Phillip Kwok Chun-Fung, Rayson Tan Running Time: 98 min. By … Continue reading

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Eye, The (2002) Review

Director: Pang Brothers (Oxide Pang, Danny Pang) Producer: Peter Ho-Sun Chan Cast: Angelica Lee (Sin Je), Lawrence Chow, So Yut Lai, Candy Lo Hau-Yam, Ko Yin Ping, Edmond Chen, Ben Yuen, Winson Yip, Chutcha Rujihanon, Pierre Png, Wang Sue Yuen … Continue reading

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Pee Hua Kurd | aka The Beheaded (2002) Review

Director: Komsan Tripong Cast: Thep Phongarm, Theng Therdtherng, Thanisorn Satayamongkol, Note Chernyim, Noppawan Srinikorn, Jaturong Mokjok, Chanis Yaisamer Running Time: 120 min. By Numskull This limp-wristed Thai film (all three of it) seems to be afflicted with the cinematic equivalent … Continue reading

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Tom Yum Goong | aka The Protector (2005) Review

AKA: Warrior King Director: Prachya Pinkaew Producer: Prachya Pinkaew Cast: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Xing Jing, Johnny Nguyen, Nathan Jones, Bongkoj Khongmalai, David Asavanond, Dean Alexandrou, Lateef Crowder, Damian De Montemas, Don Ferguson, Jon Foo, Ron Smoorenburg Running Time: 110 … Continue reading

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Nang Nak (1999) Review

AKA: Return from the Dead, Nang Nak: Ghost Wife Director: Nonzee Nimibutr Writer: Wisit Sartsanatieng Cast: Indhira Jaroenpura, Winai Kraibutr, Pramote Suksatit, Pracha Thawongfia, Manit Meekaewjaroen Running Time: 101 min. By Mighty Peking Man Nang Nak is the story of … Continue reading

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Last Life in the Universe (2003) Review

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang Writer: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Prabda Yoon Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Laila Boonyasak, Yutaka Matsushige, Riki Takeuchi, Takashi Miike, Yoji Tanaka, Sakichi Sat Running Time: 112 min. By Alexander Comparisons between Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s Last Life in the Universe … Continue reading

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Jan Dara (2001) Review

Director: Nonzee Nimibutr Producer: Peter Chan, Jo Jo Yuet-Chun Hui, Duangkamol Limcharoen, Nonzee Nimibutr Cast: Christy Chung Lai-Tai, Santisuk Promsiri, Eakarat Sarsukh, Wipawee Charoenpura, Pathawaran Timkul Running Time: 113 min. By T-Style Ah, the long awaited film for whoever that … Continue reading

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Quiet Family, The (2002) Review

AKA: The Quiet Family: A Ruthless Comedy Director: Kim Ji Woon (Kim Ji Wun) Producer: Lee Eun Cast: Park In-Hwan, Na Moon-Hee, Choi Min-sik, Song Kang-ho, Go Ho-Kyung, Choi Cheol-ho Running Time: 105 mins. By Equinox21 Welcome to The Misty … Continue reading

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Real Fiction (2000) Review

Director: Kim Ki-Duk Writer: Kim Ki-Duk Producer: Harry Lee, Seung-Soo Shin Cast: Jin-mo Ju, Jin-ah Kim, Min-seok Son, Je-rak Lee, Ki-yeon Kim, Sun-mi Myeong Running Time: 83 min. By Mighty Peking Man I’m currently on a “Ki-du Kim” natural high. … Continue reading

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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003) Review

Director: Kim Ki-duk Writer: Kim Ki-duk Producer: Lee Seung-Jae Cast: Oh Yeong-Su, Kim Jong-Ho, Seo Jae-Gyeong, Kim Yeong-Min, Ha Yeo-Jin, Kim Ki-duk Running Time: 106 min. By Slaxor “Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…And Spring” tells the story of a monk from … Continue reading

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