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Police Story 2 (1988) Review

AKA: Police Force 2 Director: Jackie Chan Writer: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang Producer: Jackie Chan, Leonard Ho Cast: Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Lam Gwok Hung, Bill Tung Biu, Benny Lai, John Cheung Ng Long, Ben Lam Kwok Bun, Mars, Charlie … Continue reading

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Police Story (1985) Review

AKA: Police Force Director: Jackie Chan Writer: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang Ging Gan Producer: Leonard Ho Koon Cheung Cast: Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Lam Gwok Hung, Mars, Bill Tung Biu, Chu Yuan, Fung Hak On, Charlie Cho Cha … Continue reading

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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) Review

AKA: Kind Ms. Geum-Ja; Keum-Ja, Lady Vengeance; The Kind-hearted Miss Kum-ja Director: Park Chan-wook (Park Chan-uk) Writer: Park Chan-wook (Park Chan-uk), Jeong Seo-Gyeong Cast: Lee Young-Ae, Choi Min-Sik, Kim Si-Hu Running Time: 112 min. By Mighty Peking Man Watching a … Continue reading

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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) Review

AKA: Myboksu Director: Park Chan-wook Writer: Park Chan-wook, Im Jin-Gyu, Lee Mu-Young Producer: Im Jin-Gyu Cast: Song Gang-Ho, Shin Ha-Gyun, Bae Doo-Na Running Time: 175 min. By Owlman While watching SFMV, I couldn’t help recalling my own bitter memories of … Continue reading

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Hitman in the Hand of Buddha (1981) Review

Director: Hwang Jang Lee Producer: Hwang Jang Lee Cast: Hwang Jang Lee, Fan Mei Sheng, Eddie Ko, Tino Wong Cheung, Meng Hoi, Corey Yuen, To Siu Ming, Yeung Wai Running Time: 90 min. By Perkele Wong Jing and his brother … Continue reading

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Shaolin Fox Conspiracy | aka Jade Dagger Ninja (1982) Review

AKA: Forest Due, Ninja Jade Dragon Director: Li Chao Yung Producer: Joseph Lai San Lun, Faan Gin Gung Cast: Tin Peng, Chung Wa, Doris Lung Chung Erh, Rose Gua Ah Leh, Wong Hap, Nancy Yen Nan Hs, Chin Meng, Tin … Continue reading

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SPL | aka Kill Zone (2005) Review

AKA: Sha Po Lang Director: Wilson Yip Writer: Jack Ng, Szeto Kam Yuen Producer: Cheung Shing Sheung Cast: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Simon Yam, Wu Jing, Liu Kai Chi, Timmy Hung Tin Ming, Austin Wai Tin Chi, Kenji Tanigaki, Ken … Continue reading

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Crystal Hunt (1991) Review

Director: Hsu Hsia Producer: Chui Fat Cast: Donnie Yen Chi Tan, Carrie Ng Kar Lai, Ken Lo Hui Kwong, Sibelle Hu Hui Zhong, Fujimi Nadeki, John Salvitti, Tin Ching, William Ho Ka Kui, Hsu Hsia, Chu Tiet Wo, Chui Fat, … Continue reading

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Legend of the Wolf | aka The New Big Boss (1997) Review

Director: Donnie Yen Producer: Donnie Yen Cast: Donnie Yen, Dayo Wong, Carman Lee, Ben Lam Kwok Bun, Edmond Leung, Mak Wai Cheung, Bonnie Lai, Tony Tam, Kenji Tanigaki, Mandy Chan Chi Man, Hoh Choi Chow Running Time: 90 min. By … Continue reading

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Gymkata (1985) Review

Director: Robert Clouse Writer: Dan Tyler Moore, Charles Robert Carnes Producer: Fred Weintraub Cast: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Bell, John Gilbert Barrett, Conan Lee, Bob Schott, Buck Kartalian Running Time: 90 min. By American Ninja Man I’m … Continue reading

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Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009) Review

AKA: Universal Solider 3: A New Beginning Director: John Hyams Writer: Victor Ostrovsky Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Andrei Arlovski, Zahary Baharov, Garry Cooper, Mike Pyle, Corey Johnson, Emily Joyce, Aki Avni, Kerry Shale, Kristopher Van Varenberg, Violeta Markovska, … Continue reading

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Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004) Review

Director: Quentin Tarantino Writer: Quentin Tarantino Producer: Lawrence Bender Cast: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Darryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Lucy Lui, Vivica Fox, Sonny Chiba, Julie Dreyfus, Gordon Liu, Michael Parks, Bo Svenson, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Kim, Michael Jai White … Continue reading

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Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003) Review

Director: Quentin Tarantino Producer: Lawrence Bender Writer: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Darryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Lucy Lui, Vivica Fox, Sonny Chiba, Julie Dreyfus, Gordon Liu, Chiaki Kuriyama, Michael Parks, Jun Kunimura, Kazuki Kitamura By Joe909 This is … Continue reading

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Obsessed, The (1975) Review

Director: Mak Pang Chin Cast: Nora Miao Ke Hsiu, Kwan Sang, Ko Keung, Lee Keung, Guan Shan Running Time: 90 min. By Mighty Peking Man A newlywed couple’s (Kwan Sang and Nora Miao) relationship turns into a nightmare when they … Continue reading

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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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