The Legend of the Golden Pearl (1987)

Directed by Teddy Robin Kwan, written by Philip Cheng, Gerald Liu & Yuen-Leung Poon, starring Samuel Hui, Ti Lung, Teddy Robin Kwan, Joey Wang and Bruce Baron. Also known as THE LEGEND OF WISELY, the film’s hero, Wisely (Hui), helps a very short mate steal a sacred pearl from some monks in Nepal, which involvesContinue reading “The Legend of the Golden Pearl (1987)”

A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)

A scholar (Leslie Cheung) escapes wrongful imprisonment and falls for a beautiful rebel woman (Joey Wang), which leads to an adventure involving fights, monsters, and action-packed, supernatural encounters. Ching Siu-Tung’s A CHINESE GHOST STORY (1987) is one of my all-time favourite Hong Kong movies. This follow-up (also directed by Ching Siu-Tung) doesn’t match the charming,Continue reading “A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)”

A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

A tax collector (Leslie Cheung) travels to a rural town and ends up taking shelter in a creepy, deserted temple in the forest. Here he encounters a beautiful young woman (Joey Wang) and falls in love with her. A Taoist priest (Wu Ma), however, informs our hero that this woman is a ghost… and itContinue reading “A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)”