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Running Out of Karma: All About Ah-Long

Running Out of Karma is my on-going series on Johnnie To, Hong Kong and
Chinese-language cinema. Here is an index.

We’re now over two years into this project, intended as both a chronological journey through the work of Johnnie To and a highly digressive exploration of Chinese cinema. 2,362 more words


So did China censor him or not?

Chow Yun-fat, I mean.

Today I saw a movie poster for another part of the money train that is”The Man from Macau”. Film will premiere in mainland China on the first day of Chinese new year, so huge crowds are guaranteed. 149 more words


TRAILER: From Vegas to Macau 3

Chow Yun-Fat is back in the third installment of the rebooted satire of the God of Gamblers series, From Vegas to Macau. The teaser trailer for the new gambling comedy has arrived just in time for its Lunar New Year release. 84 more words


Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Retro review

The only modern non-comedic Chinese Kung Fu movie I had seen before this was Jet Li’s Fearless (2006) . So take my opinions with a generous pinch of salt. 821 more words

Retro Movie Reviews

Al Dente Field Trip: Bulletproof Coffee or Pop Will Drink Itself

Coffee contains multitudes. Very nearly everyone’s favourite caffeine deployment system is a huge deal for fans of consciousness the world over and I’m certainly one of them. 683 more words

Al Dente

Cusack-Chow led "Shanghai" hits DVD in January

In 2010, Hollywood actor John Cusack teamed up with Hong Kong legend Chow Yun-Fat, Mainland China actress Gong Li, and Japanese actor Ken Watanabe for an espionage thriller entitled… 184 more words

American Films


As many know, I am a photoshop artist and love doing faux posters! This one is for an imaginary project combining my love of Hong Kong cinema and John Carpenter’s… 137 more words
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