Category Archives: Film Review

As Tears Go By (1988) review

I used to infrequently write reviews for the Asian film site cityonfire.com. Here is my review for Wong Kar-Wai’s 1988 drama As Tears Go By. I wrote this back in 2004 and have updated the review slightly. That said, it’s … Continue reading

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Infatuation (1995) review

It’s been a while since I’ve written a review for a Hong Kong film so without further ado, here’s my review of Sin Chi-Wai’s 1995 thriller, Infatuation (孽戀). Ken (Wong Chung Kwan) has a drunken one night stand with his secretary, … Continue reading

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Princess Madam (1989) review

Directed by the king of cut-and-paste Godfrey Ho, ‘girls and guns’ flick Princess Madam is actually one of the director’s better efforts. When a secretary agrees to testify in court against a semi-retired Triad boss, two cops, Moon (Moon Lee) … Continue reading

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Beauty Investigator (1992) review

Since I’m a huge fan of Hong Kong cinema and I’m currently living in Hong Kong I figured I’d start to review some of the films I’ve been watching. Movies are a huge part of the culture here. It’s not … Continue reading

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