Posts Tagged ‘Jordan Chan’

Podcast On Fire 139: Milkyway Treasures – Comeuppance & Sealed With A Kiss

Kenny B is cheating a little by taking a detour into the 2000’s for the Milkyway Treasures of the 90s but it’s warranted as one of the directors they wished to push and promote was Derek Chiu! Up for review is therefore is his black comedy Comeuppance (2000) and the island set romance Sealed With A Kiss (1999). Neither being conventional or for mainstream consumption. Also in the network updates and last movies watched, hear Kenny’s thoughts on why it’s a good and bad choice to have Hong Kong actors speaking English in yet another Bloodsport clone.

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Young and Dangerous: Hung Hing in depth…

This is hopefully the first Young & Dangerous article to those who haven’t the slightest clue about this amazing series of table tossing triads and reoccurring nemeses. Yes everything from triad lackey Chan Ho-Nam to the legendary nose picker – Tai Fai is explained here. Read the rest of this entry »

Men Suddenly in Black 2 (2006)

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Plot: After receiving a DVD from ‘Ninth Auntie’ (Sandra Ng) housewife’s and girlfriend of four rowdy men (Eric Tsang, Jordan Chan, Cheung Tat-Ming & Wong Yue-Nam) travel to Macau to fool around behind their partners back, going by the terms “Wife’s play so that Husbands stay”.

So fooling around behind your husbands back is the only way to maintain your marriage? As you can expect the men suspect something’s fishy going on and travel to Macau to catch them in the act! Read the rest of this entry »

Men Suddenly in Black (2003)

MEN2Men Suddenly In Black is one of the most original films I’ve seen in ages. With a complex, but amusing story of four men attempting to fool around as much as they could before their wife’s return from a 14 hour Buddhism trip to Thailand. After failed attempts in the past, Tin (Eric Tsang) ensures his three companions that they will succeed this time.

They have went to great lengths to ensure victory. Equipped with various types of Viagra, 9 flavored condoms (everyman has his limits), new SIM cards, Cash (instead of using credit cards, where traces can be found) and non attention seeking vehicle, aka Taxi! 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 »

Born to be King (2000)

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The last in the Young & Dangerous series and boy is it a treat!

Chicken (Jordan Chan) has chosen from the San Luen Gang to marry the daughter of the head Japanese Yamada Gang. The gang is lead by ‘The Director’ Isako Kusaraki (Sonny Chiba). With this married this will sealed a strong friendship between San Luen and The Yamada Societies. Read the rest of this entry »

Bio Zombie (1998)

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Plot: Woody Invincible (Jordan Chan) and his mate Crazy Bee (Sam Lee) are two triad lackey’s who run a bootleg VCD shop in a shopping centre. When picking up their bosses car from the mechanics they accidentally run over a man with a briefcase. When they check to see if the man is alright he plea’s for a soft drink, they find a bottle of juice by his briefcase and give the dying man his last request. Thinking that their thirst quenched buddy has passed on they decide to chuck him in the boot and get back to work.

When trying to make some extra money to pay off their debt’s they decide to steal the dead man’s phone and mug one of the workers at the beauty salon (also stationed in the shopping mall). The beautician, Rolls (Angela Tong) has a hunch that it was Woody and Bee that attacked her so she and her friend Jelly decides to treat the fella’s to some Saki and see if they could coax and answer out of both of them.

During this period the festering corps in the boot of the car has been brought back to life and has feasted on a security guard passing on this virus bringing the dead back to life. There Zombies Baby! Read the rest of this entry »

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