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Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

Hong Kong cinema has had an international presence since the 80s, particularly through the martial arts, wuxia and crime films, while in the 90s, arthouse films entered the equation. However, another category that is less known in its majority also asserted its own audience, chiefly among the fans of cult and CAT III. This was the horror film, which eventually… Read more »

29 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

When writing lists on films, there a certain terms that are hard to define. For example, when creating a list that covers overrated films, it’s hard to define what makes something overrated. If it’s commercially successful but a critical failure, can the movie still be considered overrated? It’s things like this that make creating these lists a bit difficult. The… Read more »

29 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Revenge as a theme is one of the most common in cinema and has been for the majority of its history, it’s also been the main ingredient of stories whose origin stretches back over the hundreds of years of human creativity. It’s a simple formula in its basic form; someone is wronged, hurt, killed and either they or their relatives… Read more »

29 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Little girls, this seems to say Never stop upon your way Never trust a stranger friend No-one knows how it will end As you’re pretty, so be wise Wolves may lurk in every guise Now as then, ’tis simple truth Sweetest tongue has sharpest tooth. So beware. Isn’t that the message of every fairy tale since time immemorial? That, as… Read more »

29 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists