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A Chinese Ghost Story 3 (1991)

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Plot: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again.

One stormy night, a wise High Priest (Lau Shun) and his student Fong (Tony Leung) pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil spirits, the seductive Lotus (Joey Wong) and her hated sister Butterfly (Nina Li), in the temple. Although Fong knows his master wants to capture them, he finds himself being attracted by them so he sets them free.

The monks stay at the temple has to be prolonged since Fong carelessly loses the valuable Gold Buddha.

Later on, they come to a corrupt local town, while the high priest meets Yin (Jacky Cheung) by chance and a series of misunderstandings evolve. Meanwhile, Fong encounters Lotus again and finds himself falling in love with her… Read the rest of this entry »

Fighting for Love (2001)

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Plot: Restaurant owner Veg Cheung (Tony Leung) finds himself one day delivering his mother and sister to the hospital, on his journy there his car is struck by a ill tempered driver, Deborah (Sammi Cheng). Deborah drives off leaving Cheung with a broken side-mirror, Cheung not letting this woman off easy he peruses her and finally catches up. Deborah puts up a strong front and refuses to pay to for the damage. Cheung returns the favour by kicking in her car door (busting a toe in the process), the police arrive and tell them both off. They exchange contact numbers and arrange a time and place to sort things out.

Meeting in a club the two enemies suddenly become friends after drinking vast amounts of alcohol, they then end up spending the night together. Cheung doesn’t want to start a relationship with Deborah since he’s already linked with TV Personality Micky (Niki Chow).

Deborah ends up having the week from hell when she looses her job and looses her fathers pet dog “Happy”, loosing her fathers only companion he boots her out. Deborah finds herself sleeping on hospital floors beside her sister. When at hospital she meets Cheung once again, after hearing about her situation Cheung offers her to come to his place for the time being… Read the rest of this entry »

The Banquet (1991)

Plot: Wealthy property director – Tsang Siu-Chi (Eric Tsang) and his contractor Jacky (Jacky Cheung) managed to buy two of four property’s. When he buy’s all four he plans on knocking them down and replacing them with a grand hotel. Yet his arch rival Hung Tai-Po (Sammo Hung) managed to buy the last two. Both developers wanting to make this grand hotel, they decide to agree on a 50/50 purpose.

When returning home Jacky lets in on a scheme which could land them a nice one billion dollars. The prince of kuwait, Allabarba (George Lam) is coming to Hong Kong to look for a tender for his properties there. Jacky has also done his research, the prince was a menace when he was young never paying attention to his father until after his passing, now he deeply regrets anytime he missed with his father. Now Jacky’s plan for Tsang is to show the prince the strong relationship between him and his father!

The only problem is that Tsang hasn’t seen his father for over ten years. Tsang goes off to find his father with his snobby wife (Carol Cheng), they soon find out that he is living with Tsang’s sister, Gigi (Rosamund Kwan) and her husband (Tony Leung Ka-Fai). Tsang tries to sway father Tsang (Richard Ng) to come live with them, but he refuses as he loves his simple life.

Tsang then pull’s out the big guns and plea’s for his father to stay with him since that he only haves a month and a half to live. yes, he’s got cancer! As you can expect the big guns convinced father Tsang to go home with Tsang and his Wife.

Tsang plans to throw a big banquet for the Prince and make it out to be a birthday party for his father too!

When everything seems to be going to plan, we find out that Jacky is secretly working for Hung Tai-Po and he’s going to help him convince to sign the contract over to him instead of Tsang… Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast on Fire 36: The Tale of Two Tonys (1 of 2)

The Magnificent Trio returns in 2009 with a show dedicated to two of the biggest Hong Kong Films stars we will ever see and they actually share the same name! Well English names. Episode 36 is based on Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, we discuss last TLCW movies watched, brief history on TLCW and then the trio discuss their favorite Tony movies as well as Mike throwing out a list! Stay tuned for more.

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