Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’

Antique (2008)

South Korea deserves a little love at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival and Stoo did indeed take the chance to take IN the 2008 comedy/musical. More on it below: Read the rest of this entry »

Rolls, Rolls, I Love You (1982)

Plot: Ah Dan (Robert Mak) is a delivery boy who being challenged by billionaire business man Mr. Cui Tung-Sing (Chen Kuan-Tai). They have made an agree if Ah Dan and his mates could steal the billionaires rolls royce they can keep it, but no sell it. But if they loose they need to fork over $50,000 to Mr. Cui

Ah Dan and his three mates Ho Guan (Chin Siu-Ho), Cuttlefish (Chiang Kam) and Superman. Attempt to come up with clever schemes to steal the car from Cui. The plans go from dressing up as a woman crying over her dead cow to pretending to kill a group of security guards and throwing their limbs and heads around. Heck one of the so called ‘guards’ ends up writing ‘Take Care, Farewell’ with his own guts.

But they still managed to be out done by Mr. Cui. With only two days left the gang are running out of hope and luck! Read the rest of this entry »

Rob-B-Hood (2006)

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Plot (HKFlix): Slipper (Jackie Chan), Landlord (Michael Hui) and Octopus (Louis Koo) is a ‘dream team’ of “Thieving Musketeers”. They are like a bullet out of a gun whenever an opportunity for a heist comes. However, rape and pillage is out of the question, as their principle is never to intentionally hurt anyone.

Man Yee, sole heiress to the distinguished Ding Family’s fortunes, has given birth to a boy – Matthew. However, he is snatched away by Man Yee’s ex-boyfriend Max (Terence Yin), who in a state of jealous delusion, thinks Matthew is his own flesh-and-blood. An unfortunate accident leads to Max’s untimely death. Max’s father, a mafia boss is out to take revenge, but more importantly, to regain custody of his ‘grandson’.

A reward of 30 million for the kidnapping of a tiny tod sounds like an offer that the thieving trio cannot refuse. However, one thing snowballs into another, landing everyone into a moral dilemma and a dangerous quandary. And adorable Matthew has made his way into everyone’s heart, so they have to choose between the ransom and their conscience. Read the rest of this entry »

House of Fury (2005)

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Plot: Former secret agent Yue Siu-Bo (Anthony Wong) is now retired and now lives his life as a chiropractor. One day he is confronted by a wheelchair bound man called Rocco (Michael Wong), Rocco suffers from a severed spine which paralyzed his body and this was done deliberately when he was on a mission for the CIA. His mission was to assassinate terrorists who bombed a hotel in the Philippines. What he didn’t know is that an Chinese agent by the name of ‘Tai Chi-Lung’ was sent to stop him. Crippled by Tai Chi-Lung, Rocco seeks revenge on his crippler and he belives that Siu-Bo know’s where he’s hiding. Siu-Bo plays the fool and tells Rocco he’s got the wrong guy. Rocco leaves but he warns him that ‘he’ll be back’.

Instead of Rocco returning four of his kung fu fighting henchmen appear in his absence and deliver a firm ass kicking the secret agent. Now kidnapped his two children, Nicky (Stephen Fung) & Natalie (Gillian Chung) must find a way to save their father. Read the rest of this entry »

High Risk (1995)

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Plot: Kit Li (Jet Li), body guard of the international martial arts superstar Frankie Long (Jacky Cheung). What nobody knows that Kit is Frankie’s stunt double since Frank spends more time chasing women and drinking booze instead of practicing martial arts.

Kit in the past worked in the army, yet he left after he was unable to save his wife from a psychotic terrorist dubbed The Doctor.

When attending the shown of a jewellery exhibition, the crazed terrorist group led by The Doctor strike again, but this time Kit and Frankie are there. Kit has no choice but to stop the terrorists with the help of an unlikely group of heroes. Read the rest of this entry »

Help!!! (2000)

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Plot: Yan (Cecilia Chung) is a young doctor at Kau Kei-Ho Charity Hospital. The Kau Kei-Ho hospital is in a terrible state, the doctors don’t do their job, they choose to help the hardly injured patients rather than the serious ones! When patient was comes in after being struck by lightening the doctors and nurses attempt to unload him onto other departments, but no one wants him! Yan finds the sizzled patient and discovers that he is actually man who owns the hospital ‘Sir Kau Kei-Ho’! (Lam Kau) He pleads Yan to turn things around, make the hospital a hospital and not an embarrassment!

Unable to change things herself she convinces greasy haired slacker doctor Jim (Jordan Chan) to help. Although Jim admits he won’t be able to make any difference with out his old colleague Joe.

Joe (Ekin Cheng) left the hospital a few years back, Joe had made a pact with Jim. If the hospital demanded reform, they would resign, so Joe resigned where as Jim said he did but he sent a Christmas Card instead. Since then Joe doesn’t want anything to do with weak willed Jim.

She chose to become a doctor because Joe & Jim saved her life from appendicitis when she was 14. She promised to marry the doctor that shouted “It’s not easy being a doctor!”, although due to the anesthetic she can’t remember which doctor it was.

Yan’s intriguing story convinces Joe to return to Kau Kei-Ho, although will the ‘highest management’ allow it? Read the rest of this entry »

Fight Back to School 2 (1992)

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Plot: Months after his last months firearms case (aka Fight Back To School 1) Sing (Stephen Chow) and Tat (Ng Man-Tat) are given the choice of where to work. Tat chooses the hardest unit – Regional Crime Unit. Sing laughs saying “If you do Regional Crime Unit, I’ll go to the Transport Unit!”. Yes, you’ve guessed it Sing becomes a Traffic Cop.

The reason why Tat is taking these risks is to impress his new boss, (Miss) Inspector Wong (Deannie Yip), strangely enough Inspector Wong is head over heals for Tat! Crazy Aint it?

Now when random British schools are blown up the police have they’re suspicion that the terrorists are coming to Hong Kong. The Police believe that the target is the ‘Adam Smith Intercontinental School’. The police want to send Tat in as an undercover with some officers to keep a look out.

As for Sing….they are transferring him to Tung Lung Island. Practically a deserted island where there is no traffic! Sing flips out and quits his job.

Now Sing signs up for lessons at the college along with some of his friends from Edinburgh College aka Turtle Wong and the crew! So Sing and the crew attend the college to look out for these terrorists. But now he is a rival to the cop’s. Tat is undercover as the Head of Discipline and cocky cop Mike (Michael Chow) is undercover as a football student.

As you can predict the Adam Smith School is the next target from these ruthless terrorists. Read the rest of this entry »

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