Movie Review: Shock Wave《拆弹专家》

Movie Review: Shock Wave《拆弹专家》

Movie synopsisJS Cheung (Andy Lau), a Superintendent in Explosive Ordnance Disposal Bureau (EOD) of Hong Kong Police Force, went undercover seven years ago into the gang led by the most-wanted crime boss Blast (Jiang Wu). Cheung successfully uprooted the gang and arrested a few robbers including Blast’s younger brother Biao. However, Blast was on the …

Movie Review: School Tales

Movie Review: School Tales

For whatever reason, in recent year I realised my first movie of the year starts with horror show 😛 This round, it starts with the Thai film – ‘School Tales’. Movie synopsisEvery school has its tales of horror and mystery… the marching band is staying over at the school for annual camp and the members …

Gala Premiere & Movie Review: Soul Mate《七月与安生》

Gala Premiere & Movie Review: Soul Mate《七月与安生》

Movie synopsisLI ANSHENG is an ordinary 30 year-old working woman. Her quiet life in Shanghai is suddenly disrupted by the publication of a novel, entitled “Qiyue and Ansheng”, a chronicle of her friendship with QIYUE during her youth. Coupled with an accidental encounter with SU JIA-MING, her long repressed memories are unleashed with the force …

Movie Review: At Cafe 6《六弄咖啡館》

Movie Review: At Cafe 6《六弄咖啡館》

Image credit: At Cafe 6 Official Facebook page Movie synopsisMiss Liang’s car broke down after work in a rainy night. The coffee shop owner helps her and invites her to his shop named Café 6. When he knows Miss Liang has a fight with her boyfriend that is overseas, he shares the story that happened …

Movie Review: APPRENTICE 《徒刑》by Boo Junfeng

Movie Review: APPRENTICE 《徒刑》by Boo Junfeng

Movie synopsisAiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory’s top prison. He lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take an interest in a 65-year-old sergeant named Rahim. Soon, it is revealed that the charismatic Rahim is actually …

Movie Time: My New Sassy Girl 《我的新野蛮女友》

Movie Time: My New Sassy Girl 《我的新野蛮女友》

Movie synopsisA sequel to the 2001 hit romantic-comedy “My Sassy Girl” – Cha Tae-hyun returns to reprise his role as Gyun-woo together with Victoria (member of South Korean girl group f(x)) as the new ‘sassy girl’. Gyun-woo (Cha Tae-hyun) is having difficulty forgetting the sassy girl. One day he reunites with his childhood sweetheart (Victoria …

Movie Time: The Bodyguard《特工爷爷》

Movie Time: The Bodyguard《特工爷爷》

Movie synopsisThe Bodyguard follows a retired bodyguard (Hung) who has settled in the dark and unknown corner of the world where China, Russia and North Korea meet. Suffering from the beginnings of dementia, the bodyguard is befriended by a young girl whose life is threatened when her father (Lau) falls in with the local crime …

Movie Time: The Tag-Along《红衣小女孩》

Movie Time: The Tag-Along《红衣小女孩》

Movie synopsisWei’s grandma suddenly disappears for no reason, but strangely the routines still move on as if she never vanished – the laundry is still done, their house is well-arranged as usual, and even breakfast remains prepared for Wei every morning. Distraught with worry, Wei is totally clueless until he finds an uncanny video in …

Movie time: Paris Holiday 《巴黎假期》

Movie time: Paris Holiday 《巴黎假期》

Movie synopsisKit leaves Hong Kong for Paris with a broken heart, to start a new page of life and venturing into the wine business. Through real estate agent, Lau Chung, he finds a shared apartment with a weird tenant, Man, a desperate artist going through a bad breakup.Man hates men after a devastating breakup, in …

Movie time: To The Fore《破风》

Movie time: To The Fore《破风》

Movie synopsis弘光队的韩藉天才车手郑知元(崔始源饰)独当一面,新人王仇铭(彭于晏饰)与邱田(窦骁饰)同时被郑知元的惊人爆发力慑服,甘心当他的“破风手”,为他制造冲线机会。三人的完美配合,终战胜强敌幽灵队。然而,当郑以胜利者姿态领奖时,两人明白到王者只得一人,破风手始终只是破风手。 各人被胜败心魔所困,三人默契十足却同时被利益薰心,渐渐丧失团队精神,成绩一落千丈。其后三人各散东西,各自有着不同经历。 再重遇,到底能否划破逆风,创造奇迹,谁会是最终的王者? Chou Ming (Eddie Peng) and Qiu Tian (Shawn Dou) are hired to be pacers (破风手) for Korean cyclist Ji-won (Choi Si-won) during his races – during the races, pacers (破风手) are required to shield competitors from winds and gusts with their bodies, thereby creating the ideal conditions for their team members …