Award-winning Hong Kong actor Nick Cheung drops his funny persona for a horrifying trip into the superstitions of the Cantonese opera world with Hungry Ghost Ritual, his directorial debut! When Zong Hua's (Nick Cheung) father falls ill, he volunteers to take over the family's Cantonese opera troupe. However, as Zong Hua slowly learns the superstitions and traditions of the opera world, he begins to encounter spooky happenings around him, implying that a powerful, supernatural force is trying to derail the troupe.
Comparing to the director's previous Hex. This time, however, the stakes are even higher and the gruesome goings-on even more memorable. It all starts when a noble police detective starts investigating a child killer's claims of an evil spell, then it doesn't let up until the final, bloated, maggot-ridden cadaver falls.
Chao was the owner of a debt collection company which took over a model agency with eight models. He tried his best to find gigs for the models and train them to be supermodels but failed. When he met Sun, a supermodel manager who was betrayed by one of her supermodels, both of them decided to work together to make the models a success. The process however was much more difficult than they imagined.
20 years passed and Ho Hsin is now the proud and powerful owner of a chain of casinos in Macau. His former partner Nieh Ao-tien, now reliant on him, is bitter at the turn of fortunes and schemes to overthrow Ho. He is not the only one out to get Ho, however. A young man, Cheng, who is hired by Ho to work in the casino, is actually the son of his former lover, and is out to kill him. However, Ho is not about to just roll over and die…
Andy Lau, Michelle Lee, Chingmy Yau, Alex Man, Liu Shao-ming
Directed by Derek Yee, this touching drama depicts young migrants' dream of stardom at China's Hengdian World Studios, also nicknamed the "Hollywood of the East". Featuring guest appearances from Hong Kong stars including Daniel Wu, Anita Yuen, Alex Fong and Stephen Fung.
Wan Guo Peng, Wang Ting, Wang Zhao, Jiang Tao, Zhang Wen Bin, Yang Yu Jian, Shen Kai, Xu Xiao Qin, Daniel Wu, Anita Yuen, Alex Fong, Stephen Fung
Financial wunderkind Ken (Louis Koo) and hotshot police detective Jerry (Daniel Wu) meet as competitors at a shooting competition. After the competition, Ken encounters an armed robbery on the highway and uses his gun to take down several of the criminals. Under the strict firearm laws of Hong Kong, Jerry files charges against Ken, who manages to escape conviction. However, Jerry is not convinced that Ken is completely innocent and goes to his mentor Miu (Alex Fong Chung Sun) for advice. Meanwhile, Ken's stress from juggling work and the two women in his life (Charlene Choi and Li Bing Bing) is starting to wear him down psychologically. With one of the robbers (Chapman To) coming back for revenge and Jerry pressing forward with his investigation, Ken hits his breaking point.
Set in a small fishing village in Pulau Ketam, this coming-of-age story tells the struggles of a group of teenage friends faced with making the decision of chasing their dreams or doing what others want them to do.
A hijacking of a police van occurs when the Police Commissioner is away from Hong Kong. Deputy Commissioner M.B. Lee leads a rescue operation code-named Cold War. Fellow Deputy Commissioner Sean Lau moves to wrestle control of the operation from Lee as he thinks Lee is emotionally affected by his son being held hostage. Little do they know that these efforts threaten to tarnish the reputation of both Lee and Sean.
Winner of 9 awards at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards, including Best Film.
Aaron Kwok, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Aarif Rahman, Eddie Peng, Andy Lau
College student Nam (Michelle Wai) juggles school and a part-time gig as a photographer's assistant for her longtime friend Chun Man (Carlos Chan), who holds an obvious torch for her. With high school reunion coming up, Nam recalls her abbreviated puppy love with classmate To Chi (Ken Hung), her almost boyfriend who left suddenly for Canada. Their bickering relationship ended over a misunderstanding back in high school, but the two reconnect immediately when they meet again. Nam is as happy as could be with To Chi. But one day Chun Man tells her that To Chi is actually comatose in Canada, and that no one else can see To Chi.
Jiang Shun, a man with an IQ level of a preschooler, one day finds an abandoned baby. He decides to adopt her and names her Jiang Chong Ming, meaning clever. As Chong Ming grows up, she indeed grows to be a smart and clever girl who protects her father from being bullied by the village kids. But when Chong Ming reaches adolescence and starts to discover romance, she starts feeling that her father`s existence is a burden.
The extended Cheng family is like the movie’s Chinese name “Little Hong Kong” and represents the Hong Kong of today with its myriad of contradictions: between tradition and modernity, superstition and materialism, family and individual. People in the city will need to strive hard to put aside all issues in order to move forward. At the end of the day, one should take things easy as living is just like breathing, with its up and down rhythm.
Louis Koo, Eric Tsang, Miriam Yeung, Gigi Leung
Pang Ho Cheung
The World of Andy Lau
Let’s celebrate Andy Lau’s birthday on Celestial Movies! Get ready to be starstruck as we showcase this amazing actor playing multiple characters this September!
Cast: Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Aarif Rahman, Eddie Peng
In 2004, 10 months after the murder of Yan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai), Ming (Andy Lau) is transferred to do the office work. Meanwhile, a new star Wing (Leon Lai) has emerged in the police force. Ming suspects he is also a mole sent by the triad. Three years ago, Yan's first big mission was to build up a smuggling network with Shen (Chen Dao-ming), a mysterious businessman from China. Actually, Yan's was out of control and he was forced to see psychologist Dr Lee (Kelly Chen), but he gradually developed a special friendship with her.
Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Leon Lai, Kelly Chen, Chen Dao Ming, Eric Tsang, Anthony Wong