Leslie Cheung

Inner Senses

December 1, 2003 // 0 Comments

’Inner Senses’ is Leslie Cheung’s last film, and the actor’s untimely passing is still a shock to me and I’m sure many of his fans. The eeriest part of it is how closely related his death is to the events in the film. There are countless moments [...]

Once A Thief

April 2, 2003 // 0 Comments

John Woo’s ’Once A Thief’ is a classic among Hong Kong action thrillers and crime capers – legendary, in a way. It is one of the finest film ever made in the genre and convinces not only through a great story and rich characters but also through [...]

The Phantom Lover

April 6, 2001 // 0 Comments

Whenever director Ronny Yu and cinematographer Peter Pau get together, viewers can be assured that the result will be a hauntingly beautiful film. Whether it is the "The Bride with White Hair", series or even "Warriors of Virtue" or [...]

A Better Tomorrow

January 9, 2001 // 0 Comments

Hailed as one of the best action films ever made, John Woo’s "A Better Tomorrow" is a film every fan of the genre needs to see – that has long been common knowledge among Hong Kong film fans. When I first heard that Anchor Bay [...]

The Bride With White Hair

July 11, 1998 // 0 Comments

After only four titles, Tai Seng’s domestic releases have established themselves as outstanding films that are released as excellent DVD discs. It makes Tai Seng the most important publisher of Hong Kong movies in the US, and, indeed, worldwide, as [...]

A Chinese Ghost Story

May 12, 1998 // 0 Comments

When I first heard that the "A Chinese Ghost Story" trilogy is coming to DVD I was cautiously ecstatic, especially so because I had heard that Media Asia remastered the movie for DVD and had given the soundtrack a remix. Still, Media Asia is [...]