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  • Chungking Express
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Army of Shadows
  • Le Samouraï

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  • The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

    ★★★½

  • Blank Narcissus: Passion of the Swamp

  • ★★★½

  • Dreadnaught

    ★★★★

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  • Dreadnaught

    Dreadnaught

    ★★★★

    Hong Kong Cinema project 2022 #81

    My life is complete. I've finally seen the movie that inspired the best scene in "Batman Forever".

    "Dreadnaught" is a wonderfully inventive martial arts flick full of really neat fight scenes courtesy of director-choreographer Yuen Woo-ping. It really has everything: Kung Fu acupuncture, Kung Fu Tailor, Kung Fu Drying wet clothing etc.

    Story is episodic and veers between broad comedy and horror, Yuen Biao actually plays the least competent fighter of the film with…

  • Prince of the Sun

    Prince of the Sun

    Hong Kong Cinema project 2022 #80

    Well. That was definitely...something.
    What a weird, awkwardly made, hodgepodge of ideas that manages to be terrible, awesome, award, uncomfortable and entertaining at the same time.

    Even for a crazy Hong Kong Flick this really has everything thrown at it, plus the kitchen sink and Cynthia Rothrock. It tries to be so many different things at the same time from kids movie, to goofy comedy, fantastical adventure film, a parody to a proper martial…

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  • Vincent & Theo

    Vincent & Theo

    ★★★

    The second best Tim Roth movie where a man gets his ear cut off.

    6.5 out of 10

  • The Little Prince

    The Little Prince

    ★★★★

    After getting over the initial shock that Stanley Donen's "The Little Prince" is a musical, I found it to be one of the most charming and creative family films that came out from the 1970s. While it never reaches the heights of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's novel, it has a beautifully realized storybook feel with nice looking production design, creative visual effects, some really rad wide angle cinematography, great amount of energy and a playful attitude.

    A true underrated gem and…