Full Alert

Full Alert is a 1997 Hong-Kong crime-action movie by Ringo Lam. Inspector Pao Wai-Hung (Lau Ching-Wan) is caught in a race against time, as...

Iron Monkey

If martial arts movies or Hong Kong movies more generally are your thing, chances are you have heard of Iron Monkey. You might even...

Blind Beast

Trying to increase my #Japanuary dosage just a little bit more (also see my recent review of Irezumi), I went for Blind Beast (Môjû)...

Suddenly

Suddenly

The most outstanding bit about Suddenly (1954, Dir. Lewis Allen) is its plotline. Gangsters led by Frank Sinatra’s John Baron hold up a family...

Irezumi

Irezumi

Irezumi (japanese for tattoo), also known as Kiss of the Spider Woman, is a drama from 1966 directed by Yasuzo Masumura (Blind Beast) based...

Wild Search / Ringo Lam

Wild Search

Ringo Lam‘s Wild Search is a Hong Kong crime drama released in 1989. Out of the films of that era, it’s not among the...