Ekin Cheng

Zu Warriors

March 2, 2006 // 0 Comments

Tsui Hark is a living legend of Fantasia movies. In his long and industrious career he created some of the most mesmerizing, staggering and beautiful movies Hong Kong cinema has ever brought forth. As such I was eager to check out his 2001 film "Shu [...]

Vampire Effect

April 8, 2004 // 0 Comments

Just as American horror films have degraded into mostly brainless, dim-witted teenie assaults in recent years, Hong Kong horror films have also changed form. While they are not quite as hard trying to be hip – meaning they are not insulting us with the [...]

The Duel

August 30, 2001 // 0 Comments

Since "The Storm Riders" has conquered the Hong Kong box office some time ago, it has not only revived theatrical revenues in Hong Kong in general, as expected – and hoped for – it has also brought forth a number of films that put [...]

A Man Called Hero

September 20, 2000 // 0 Comments

After the success of ’The Storm Riders, ’ fans of Hong Kong cinema had been eagerly awaiting movies that would be somewhat in the same vein, and the answer came in the form of ’A Man Called Hero.’ Created by mostly the same people, the movie is [...]

The Stormriders

June 8, 2000 // 0 Comments

Turning a comic book into a feature film is no easy task, as many Hollywood studios can certainly attest. When Golden Harvest, Hong Kong’s largest film studio, and special-effects company Centro teamed up to use one of Hong Kong’s best-selling comic [...]