While Chung Tin-ching (Chow Yun Fat) was serving his sentence, his mother passed away. His only son, Leung, was forced to go to the orphanage. Chung applied for a day off to attend Leung's Parents Day, but was rejected by the security chief, Ghost. Chung escaped and then surrendered himself afterwards.
Chen Sung Yung, Chow Yun Fat, Tommy Wong, Victor Hon, Vincent Wan, Elvis Tsui, Yu Li
An underworld kingpin Jim Yam narrowly escapes an attempt on his life. Deciding he'd rather be the hunter than the prey, Jim sets out to wipe out his enemies before they can wipe out him, though it turns out to be more complicated than he imagined.
About young British journalist, George Hogg (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse (Michelle Yeoh) and a Chinese partisan fighter (Chow Yun-fat), saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Radha Mitchell
Intrepid inventor Royal Dog (Louis Koo) is part of the elite imperial bodyguard team tasked with protecting the inept Emperor and Empress (Sandra Ng). Unlike his brother Royal Tiger, however, Royal Dog can't fight if his life depended on it.
Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Sandra Ng, Fan Siu Wong, Tong Da Wei, Liu Yang, Xiao Song Jia, Law Ka Ying, Leung Ka Yan, Kingdom Yuen, Lee Kin Yan, Zhang Jia Lun, Li Man Yun, Natalie Meng Yao
Yip Kam-hung continues his theme of aroma after Metade Fumaca and Lavander in this movie Elixir Of Love. Starring the laugh jerking singer-actress Miriam Yeung and Richie Ren, this is their first time for a costumed romance comedy. The 10million box office hit with all the picturesque scenery are shot in Shangri-la, Yunnan and Wuxi, Jiangsu China, providing the viewers a feast for their eyes as well as laughs. Once upon a time, there is a small country whose emperor has his one and the only one daughter princess (Miriam Yeung). Exciting he is, his beloved princess is diagnosed with a pungent body smell, which none of the doctors can help. The little princess then grows up and prepares to get marry. Emperor calls for anyone who can cure his daughter's body problem can be his son-in-law. Amateur aromatherapist Kai (Richie Ren) decides to try his luck...
Miriam Yeung, Richie Ren, Kenny Bee, Eric Kot, Alex Fong, Zhao Liang, Lam Suet, Xie Yu Xiang
This epic drama directed by John Woo is set in the midst of the Chinese Revolution during the late 1940s, when countless people from China were fleeing to the island of Taiwan. On January 27th, 1949, three couples boarded on the steamer “Taiping”, together with over a thousand people including the rich, refugees and crew. What follows is a tragedy which claimed the lives of 1,500 people and the epic love stories left behind.
Kaneshiro Takeshi, Zhang Ziyi, Huang Xiao Ming, Tong Da Wei, Song Hye-kyo, Masami Nagasawa
Luna Ng (Kelly Chen) is a popular newspaper columnist who makes an archenemy out of DJ Cheung Yung (Aaron Kwok) when she tries to stop him from buying a used vinyl record. The record was a gift from Luna to her first love, and seeing it in a used bin is enough to make her want to own it again. But Cheung refuses to give it up, leading to an all-out media feud as the two spar in columns and on radio shows, in person and on paper. Will their passionate anger lead to something more?
The film starts with an actress being kidnapped; the culprit wants to play a game of cat and mouse with a former officer, and so starts sending him cryptic clues. Things get more complicated when a psychic enters the picture as someone who can see who the next victim is going to be...
There are pretty much triad films in Hong Kong, but Sylvia Chang brings new heart to the genre with her latest directorial effort Run Papa Run. Sylvia Chang ventures into the male-centric world of triads and fatherhood, and the result is one of the best Hong Kong films of 2008.
The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After smuggling illegal immigrants into the country, Byung-woo dies from an unknown virus. Soon after that, the same symptoms are plaguing scores of residents in Bundang. People are helpless against the airborne disease and the number of infected increases quickly, spreading chaos. As the worst-case scenario precaution, the city of half a million people, just 19 kilometers from Seoul, is about to be sealed off. The government orders a complete shutdown. Meanwhile, infectious disease specialist In-hye and rescue worker Ji-goo go into the closed city to find the blood serum of the index case, a crucial part of developing the vaccine.
A group of teenagers goes on trip to an isolated island, where there was an old ceremony on Friday the 13th called "The Night of Devouring Ghosts", which is when all the ghosts will come out for offerings. They use this chance to play a prank on Thongsook, a nerdy strange guy who they want to get rid of. They lock him up inside a cabinet in the old shrine on the island. But the joke isn't funny anymore when they come back to find Thongsook has disappeared from the locked cabinet and all hell starts to break loose.
Hung, a retired headmistress finds out that a village kindergarten with only five poor students is looking for a headmaster and will close if they do not find one soon. Stepping into the role and accepting the low pay and limited resources, Hung moves mountains to run the kindergarten for her underprivileged pupils in this touching film based on a true story.
Miriam Yeung, Louis Koo
Cast: Tony Leung Ka Fai, Rene Liu, Leon Dai
Cast: Eddie Peng, Deng Chao, Zhao Liying
God of War
Cast: Vincent Zhao, Sammo Hung, Yasuaki Kurata
Cast: Neo Yau, Kelvin Kwan
NEW YEAR, GET MOTIVATED!
Time to shake off that holiday weight! Get inspired in four films that will motivate you to get off your couch and get into action to usher in the New Year!
Far from its glory days, Victory Football Club is now facing bankruptcy and only the players who have problems are left behind. Despite the hardship, they try their best hoping to get through the football season and raise fund to avoid being dismissed. In their time of desperation, a middle-aged, unsuccessful salesman sees this as an opportunity to redeem himself — by turn the players into commercial stars on the field!