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Rich and Famous (1987) film thoughts...

Rich and Famous (1987) film thoughts… Ever since I saw The Killer in 1989, I have been enamored with modern Hong Kong films. From the late 1980’s to the early 90’s, there were so many great films coming out, you couldn’t believe it would end… (it soon would). 369 more words

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A BETTER TOMORROW II - A REVIEW BY J.D. LAFRANCE

After the smash box office success of A Better Tomorrow (1986) in its native country of Hong Kong and other Asian territories, the film’s producer Tsui Hark convinced its director John Woo to quickly crank out a sequel imaginatively titled… 1,533 more words

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Curse Of The Golden Flower (2006)

Curse Of The Golden Flower is a historical epic starring Chow Yun-Fat as a Chinese emperor who rules both his lands and family with an iron fist, but a plot to assassinate his empress results in an attempted coup to wrest power from his grasp. 195 more words

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Confucius (2010)

Confucius was a statesman and philosopher during the Qin dynasty who championed education and fair government in favour of constant war between the ruling nobility and is one of the most revered figures in Chinese history. 183 more words

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City On Fire (1987)

An undercover cop infiltrates a gang of jewellery thieves without the knowledge of his colleagues which causes a conflict in his loyalties.

City On Fire was one of the first Hong Kong action films to try and fully develop the idea of an undercover cop becoming immersed in the criminal underworld and the psychological price he would pay for it. 210 more words

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REVIEW: Prison on Fire II (1991)

1991, Cinema City & Films Co. Ltd.

Director:
Ringo Lam
Producer:
Karl Maka
Writer:
Nam Yin
Cinematography:
Andy Fan
Chan Hon-Wing… 679 more words

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REVIEW: Prison on Fire (1987)

1987, Cinema City & Films Co.

Director:
Ringo Lam
Producer:
Ringo Lam
Writer:
Nam Yin
Cinematography:
Cinema City Cinematography Unit
Lau Hung-Chuen… 533 more words

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