Everybody wins something except Leon Lai but along with Maggie Cheung he appears in the 1996 romance classic Comrades, Almost A Love Story. Also, on the streets of Tokyo, a mentally challenged Leon Lai is looking for his brother and finds a childhood friend played by Chapman To. It’s not as sugary as you think. He also becomes a Korean gigolo, in 2005’s Moonlight In Tokyo from the writers of Infernal Affairs. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans. Read More
Tag: Peter Chan
It’s the screen debut of Hong Kong’s favourite, contemplative piglet who may not look like Chow Yun-fat or Tony Leung but has ambitions nonetheless in the 2001 animated movie My Life As McDull. Also Peter Chan returns to Hong Kong screens as part of the horror anthology movie Three, directing the award winning piece Going Home from 2002. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.
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Hello and welcome to PODCAST ON FIRE! Scottish Edition! Yes, myself and the Easy A – Andy Walker return to wax lyrically about Hong Kong Cinema and this week is a paid episode! The fine people at Metrodome have set us up with review copies of Peter Chans; WU XIA aka DRAGON! Starring the YEN, Donnie Yen and Onimusha Legend Takeshi Kaneshiro!
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Plot: The leader of the Red Flower Society – Chan Jianlo (Adam Cheng) discovers that he is of royal blood, relating himself to the emperor, but there’s no evidence apart from a sacred box contanining the proof that he needs, but the box was seized from him by the Japanese when he was child. With the Japanese returning the box to the Emperor, Chan sends a group members from the Red Flower Society to retrive the box before the Emperor could get his hands on it.
The plan goes wrong when ‘green’ member Fong Sai-Yuk (Jet Li) tries to warn a young woman of the dangers ahead, but she happens to be Emperors daughter – leading the Japanese. During the battle, the Emperors daughter falls for Sai-Yuk and the Japanese get away the box. The Society send Sai-Yuk into competition to win the hand of the Emperors daughter, once winning the competition Sai-Yuk must retrive the box for Chan or else he will have all his Kung Fu destroyed! Read More