Johnny Wang’s characters turn into sadistic animals so it’s easy to know who to hate and who to root for. Also, Andy Lau joins the violent, cinematic universe of Johnny Wang’s and promptly earns him a little bit more money at the box office. Slicing and dicing coming up. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. Read More
Tag: Dick Wei
We’ve reached the part of the coverage where you recognize the movie we cover, the one that almost always enters a discussion of cool Hong Kong horror, splatter and adventure flicks. Nam Nai-choi was behind one such and it’s the subject of discussion this episode… The Seventh Curse! Chow Yun-fat, pipes, bazookas, flying baby worm monsters and blood curses. Strap in as Ken, David and Tom analyze the movie containing some of the best work of certain acting legends.
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00m 00s – Intro
12m 15s – Wisely background
19m 45s – Chow Yun-fat bio/discussion
49m 00s – Tom’s views on Chin Siu-ho (Ken and David’s at the 53 minutes, 29 second mark in The Director’s Series 1)
50m 45s – Maggie Cheung bio/discussion
64m 00s – Dick Wei bio/discussion
69m 20s – Elvis Tsui bio/discussion
78m 47s – The Seventh Curse review
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Plot: Scottish Businessman Richard Nordon was known to have a small piece of microfilm, with criminating evidence against crime lord Tin (James Tien). Richard attempts to bargain with Tin’s henchman, Dick (Dick Wei). Dick is in no mood to bargain, so he kills Richard on the spot and then goes for the microfilm. Although his plan doesn’t work when a Bellboy comes in the room. This mysterious Bellboy ends up stealing from Richard (To Whom he thinks is sleeping) and ends up taking the microfilm as well without known it. Dick has to escape when the police hit the scene.
The police officer in charge is Inspector Ng (Michelle Yeoh), she was a personal friend of Richard and is more than happy to arrest the crooks. She believes that is was the Bellboy who murdered him, as she say him leaving the room. Ng’s boss, Chief Inspector Wong (Melvin Wong) decides to bring in one of Richards colleagues from Scotland Yard to help with the investigation.
Carrie Morris (Cynthia Rothrock) is a tough cookie and believes in using her fists before her brain. She apprehends a thug who is attempting to leave the country and he was also using Richard Nordons passport.
It turns out that he had bought this passport from a guy who sells fake goods, mainly passports and weapons. Everyone knows this person as Panadol (Tsui Hark). Panadol is a real slippery fish with a workshop that has more tricks and trapdoors than you can imagine. He is accompanied by two dim sidekicks, Strepsil (John Shum) and Aspirin (Mang Hoi). Both Strepsil and Aspirin were the Bellboys stealing from the hotel rooms the night Richard died.
The trio soon find the microfilm and they find out what its worth, but they are mixed with the decision of either handing it over to the police or handing it over to Mr. Tin… Read More
Plot: Dragon (played by Jackie Chan) and his fellow coastguards get told that they no longer coast guards and that their now going to be police officers. Why Are the becoming police officers? Well just as the coast guards were going of to their mission san Po’s (played by Dick Wei) main man cho kou and his men blow up the remaining ships the Admiral had. A meeting then was taking place after that with the Admiral (played by Lau Hak Sen.) and the carnal the admiral tried his best to persuade the carnal that his new project ‘Project A’ would be more successful but the carnal wasn’t going to listen. He had all ready made up his mind that the coast guards are now police. Tai Po (played by Tai Po himself) and some of the men listened to the conversation through the chimney he then told Dragon, Dragon couldn’t do anything thing about it except do what they were told. Read More