This is about a kung fu space cat fighting an interstellar blob and it was directed by the dude who did Riki-Oh; how do you THINK this is gonna go down?
There's very little in this world funnier than terrible English speaking actors in Hong Kong movies. It gets even funnier when they have to swear. And funnier still when the English subtitles manage to mistranslate what they're saying.
Ngai Choi Lam's Her Vengeance — in its proper uncut form — is about as out of control as rape-revenge films come. Its native Hong Kong poster doesn't quite capture its chaotic brilliance, so I'll hand things over to Thailand.
Erotic Ghost Story is not high art. It is, however, solid CAT III entertainment with plenty of laughs, nutty effects, and Amy Yip's famous cans. Below is my favourite scene — an orgy prank that ends with corpses and milky vomit.
Though it lacks the lunacy of his most famous works, Men from the Gutter could well be Lam's best film. This is an absolute must-see for both Lam fans and anyone with a passing interest in Hong Kong cinema.
Saga of the Phoenix, Lam Ngai Kai's lacklustre followup to Peacock King, is worth watching for one reason and one reason alone: to see a puppet fart in Biao Yuen's face.
In this week's clip, we follow Killer's Nocturne's hero (Chin Siu-hou) downward spiral into the seedy world of underground fighting. The pain is tolerable, until a kangaroo is introduced as a contender.
From the director of The Story of Ricky comes a Wong Jing scribed Ghostbusters cash in!
PEACOCK KING original title: Kujaku ô 1988, Ngai Choi Lam Only in Hong Kong could a movie with such a stupid name be ridiculously awesome. From Ngai Choi Lam, director of popular HK nasties Story of Ricky and Her Vengeance, comes the special effects and martial arts joyride that is Peacock King, or The Peacock...