Reviews Tagged with Hong Kong

Ab-Normal Beauty (Sei mong se jun) (2004)

Drop dead beautiful.
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Ab-Normal Beauty - Drop Dead Beautiful

The more prolific half of the Pang Brothers released Ab-Normal Beauty (Sei mong se jun) in 2004. Oxide Pang Chun seems to be unsure whether he wants to make a morbid documentation of an obsessive photographer's fascination with death or a slasheresque snuff movie... so he does both. Rather than clumsily merge of the two concepts the movie turns int... Click to read more "Ab-Normal Beauty (Sei mong se jun)"

Dream Home (Wai dor lei ah yut ho) (2010)

Victoria number 1.
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Dream Home (Wai dor lei ah yut ho) - Victoria Number 1

Dream Home (Wai dor lei ah yut ho) is a Hong Kong horror from director Ho-Cheung Pang and the first feature length movie from the production company of Josie Ho, who also assumes the leading role. The movie is a combination of cultural satire, fun-poking at stereotypes and absurd yet stylish gore. The production values are that of a mainstream movi... Click to read more "Dream Home (Wai dor lei ah yut ho)"

The Eye 2 (Gin Gwai 2) (2004)

Evil always seeks its second chance.
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The Eye 2 (Gin Gwai 2) - Evil always seeks its second chance.

The Eye 2 is a sequel in name only. It is still directed by The Pang Brothers and still about someone afflicted with the uncanny ability to see the spirits of the dead, but that is where the similarities end. Eyes aren't really even the main focus so this feels a little like a seperate movie trying to cash in on the success of the first. The qualit... Click to read more "The Eye 2 (Gin Gwai 2)"

The Eye 10 (Gin Gwai 10) (2005)

When seeing is never believing.
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The Eye 10 (Gin Gwai 10) - When seeing is never believing.

Some so called film critics may regret having been so harsh on The Eye 2 after having seen The Eye 10 (Gin gwai 10). This movie is actually the third film in the "The Eye" series and is known as The Eye 3 in some parts of the world as well as The Eye: Infinity in other parts. It isn't officially known as The Third Eye in any parts of the world whic... Click to read more "The Eye 10 (Gin Gwai 10)"