Tuesday, November 20, 2012

[2012.11.21] THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 2012

For Thursday, November 15 2012
Photos courtesy of Yahoo! Movies Hong Kong

    d. Michael J. Bassett
    Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Deboarh Kara Unger,
      Martin Donovan, Malcolm McDowell, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sean Bean,

    d. Hur Chin-Ho
    Zhang Ziyi, Jang Dong-Gun, Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi, Dou Xiao, Lisa Lu
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 111 mins.
  Opening November 4 2012 at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
  Opening November 15 2012

  As war looms in Shanghai in the 30s, glamorous libertine Mo Jieyu runs into playboy Xie Yifan, an ex boyfriend who's never stopped loving her, and persuades him to play a treacherous game. Xie must seduce the innocent and naïve Du Fenyu and then dump her. But the game becomes increasingly dangerous as Xie falls in love with Du, and it will lead them all towards tragic and shocking consequences.

  Can : Tin Sun Oi Ching Kong
  Lit : Natural Born Love Maniac
    d. Patrick Kong (Yip Lim Sum)
    Julian Cheung Chi Lam, Annie Liu (Lau Sum Yau)
      Mandy Wong Chi Man, Oscar Leung Lit Wai,
      Ava Yu Kiu, Jason Chan Pak Yu
      Jinny Ng Yeuk Hei, Ciwi Lam Sze Man
      Elva Ni Chenxi, Christine Kuo,
      Anna Kay, Linah Matsuoka
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 126 mins.
  Opening October 25 2012

  A love story that is inspired by a true story has an incredible romantic experience -- "getting the girl is easy but dumping the girl is hard". Popular baker Cheung Tai Lam by chance meets cute nurse Kwong Mei Bo. Lam takes the initiative to pursuit the gentle looking nurse and they immediately fall in love. Lam gradually discovers that Bo is not only full of doubts, jealousy and desire to control but also has a slight violent tendency. Aside from 24 hours a day all around surveillance of Lam's whereabouts, she even secretly gets Lam's computer, microblog, Facebook and mobile phone passwords to enter into this personal world. Lam has a hard time escaping the grasp of Bo the natural born love maniac secretly investigates Bo, but he discovers behind her crazy behavior lies a secret that no one knows...

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    d. Fernando Meirelles
    Anthony Hopkins, Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ben Foster

    d. Rob Cohen
    Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols, Jean Reno

  Can : Nam Fong Siu Yeung Muk Cheung
  Lit : Southern Lamb Ranch
    d. Hou Chi-Jan
    Ko Chen-Tung, Chien Man-Shu, Kuo Shu-Yao
  Rating : I
  Length : 86 mins.
  Opening November 15 2012

  A Tung is a young clerk of a Nanyang Street copy store. His normal job is to make copies of all the tutor test papers. One day, a certain tutoring class' test catch his attention because behind it everyday is a comic strip, Southern Lamb Ranch. The comic creator is a female tutor assistant who loves to daydream. She longs to become an illustrator but can only be stuck in her tutoring class job. Thus she puts her dreams on the back of the tests, but the students neither notice nor respond. One day A Tung draws a big wild wolf next to the sheep and writes something absurd that he thinks is funny, leading to students' accidental overwhelming response. The entire tutor street is swept into this big wild wolf and little sheep's romantic chase. Can the encounter of "copy boy" and "tutor girl" resolve their own romantic crisis?

    d. Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman

  Can : Jat Jik
  Lit : Promotion
    d. Daniel Chan Yi Hung
    Irene Wan Bik Han, William Chan Wai Ting,
      Michelle Wai (Si Nga), Derek Tsang Kwok Cheung,
      Edward Chui Woai Dong, Patrick Tam Yiu Man,
      Shirley Yim (Shuet Lei)
  Rating : III
  Length : 90 mins.
  Opening November 15 2012

  College-educated Harvard decides to become a gangster. He is promoted through the ranks, then heads his own team.

  As Hong Kong prepares for its 1997 handover, Harvard works with the police to ensure survival of his gang. His former boss BJ helps him out and they swear friendship. Harvard is able to move along with the times, cashing in on trends just ahead of the authorities. He gets into businesses beyond their jurisdiction, particularly internet porn.

  Harvard goes legitimate, getting rid of the violent aspects of gangsterhood, alienating the fighters and those who cannot adapt.

  Harvard decides to resolve a gangland power struggle by himself – but discovers that the person betraying him is...

    d. Sam Mendes
    Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes,
      Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Alberty Finney, Judi Dench

    Can : Hong Jin
    d. Longman Leung Lok Man, Sunny Luk Kim Ching
    Aaron Kwok Fu Sing, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Charlie Yeung Choi Nei
      Gordon Lam Ka Tung, Chin Kar Lok, Andy Tien (On Chi Kit)
      Terence Yin (Wan Chi Wai), Aarif Rahman (Lee Chi Ting),
      Eddie Peng Yu-yen, Andy Lau Tak Wa
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 102 mins.
  Opening November 82012

  In Asia's safest city, the police have long been untouchable. Approaching midnight in Hong Kong, police headquarters receives an anonymous call: a fully-loaded police van carrying the force's, most advance equipment and five highly trained officers has disappeared off the grid. The hijackers possess direct knowledge of police procedures. They're already steps ahead. The police must meet a list of demands to ensure the hostage's release, including the delivery of a large ransom. Any delay will cost lives. The clock has begun to tick...

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