Maggie Cheung


September 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

For some time, director Yimou Zhang has delivered a series of incredibly impressive movies that made Chinese cinema accessible and popular here in the US. Audiences here took first notice of the director in 1991 when his film "Raise The Red Lantern, [...]


November 15, 2004 // 0 Comments

Director Yimou Zhang is probably best known to American audiences for his 1991 film "Raise The Red Lantern, " and he is back with an incredible period piece that is a sweeping movie full of cinematic poetry and staggering imagery, called [...]

The Moon Warriors

July 17, 2003 // 0 Comments

Certain Hong Kong films are just lining up famous names with seemingly no end, guaranteeing a fascinating experience. "The Moon Warriors" is certainly one of these films. Directed by none other than Sammo Hung, with the action scenes [...]

The Heroic Trio

November 11, 2002 // 0 Comments

In their quest to mutilate every Hong Kong move that crosses their path, Miramax and Buena Vista Home Entertainment are now throwing the superb apocalyptic fantasy tale ’The Heroic Trio’ in the market in yet another loveless release. The film was [...]

Dragon Inn

March 12, 2001 // 0 Comments

The name Tsui Hark in combination with Ching Siu-Tung brightens up every Hong Kong film fan’s face immediately. The two have been responsible for some of the most influential and breathtaking period films the genre has to offer. Their 1992 collaboration [...]

Twin Dragons

September 9, 1999 // 0 Comments

When you can get your hands on a Jackie Chan movie, it is practically always a warrant for an action-packed and completely furious film, sprinkled with hilarious comedy throughout. Some time ago, Miramax licensed the rights to Chan’s 1992 film [...]

The Executioners

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

With their first domestic release a few months ago (The Heroic Trio), Tai Seng showed us just how good well-transferred Hong Kong movies can look. It’s time for more, and Tai Seng have beaten their previous record with this one. "The [...]

The Heroic Trio

December 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

Tired of those big budget Hollywood movies that rely more on heavy-duty special and computer-generated effects than overall content and actual acting? Try this one. "The Heroic Trio" is a perfect example of how modern Hong Kong cinema can easily [...]