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Film Review: Rouge 胭脂扣 (1987) - Hong Kong [HKIFF45]
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Film Review: Rouge 胭脂扣 (1987) - Hong Kong [HKIFF45] Reviewed as part of 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021 by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Help me reach one review per day in 2021. 2021 Review count - 15/365 Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/neofilmreviews Remastered in 4K, “Rouge” gets a world premiere re-release at the 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021 as part of Stanley Kwan’s filmmaker in focus. Starring two of Hong Kong most beloved superstars and late icons, Leslie Cheung and Anita Mui (in one of her greatest performances), it is both fitting and emotional as...
45th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021 - Festival Report
Aaron Kwok Anita Mui Center Stage Filmmaker in Focus HKIFF Leslie Cheung Love Unto Waste Maggie Cheung Minari Rouge Son-Mother Stanley Kwan UndineAndrew Chan
Festival Report: 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021 (Updated Daily) Written and reviewed by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle Of Australia) as part of coverage of the festival Help me reach one review per day in 2021. 2021 Review count - 17/365 Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/neofilmreviews Photo Credits - HKIFF Day 1 - Opening Ceremony - 45th HKIFF The 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival kicked off in a cosy yet relatively low key fashion at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on April 1, 2021. With the initial grand opening film - “When the Wind Rises” being pulled...
Film Review: A Better Tomorrow (1986) - Hong Kong
A Better Tomorrow Chow Yun Fat John Woo Leslie Cheung Ti LungAndrew Chan
A Better Tomorrow (1986) - Hong Kong Review by Andrew ChanRecently undergone remastered work for a 4K HD release is John Woo's iconic action classic - A Better Tomorrow. The best release in terms of picture quality and sound to date, makes this a thoroughly enjoyable experience for long time fans to rejoice. Who can forget the moment when Chow Yun Fat famously burn the counterfeit US dollar note. Or the infamous Taipei restaurant scene where Chow hides guns under the plants and launches with double handed guns blazing. Or the scene where Ti Lung confronts Leslie Cheung on wanting...