Sparrow

Sparrow (Man jeuk) (2008)

Sparrow (Man jeuk) first published by EyeforFilm, 20 May 2009 “A sparrow flew into my apartment”, says middle-aged, dapperly dressed bicycle enthusiast (and skilled cut-purse) Kei (Simon Yam). “Not sure what it means.” The obvious answer is that it refers to Kei’s profession, given that the Cantonese word for ‘sparrow’ (man jeuk) is also slang…

Vengeance

Vengeance (Fuk sau) (2009)

Vengeance first published by EyeforFilm If Johnnie To was already looking towards the cinematic sensibilities of French directors Jacques Demy and Robert Bresson with his stylish pickpocket caper Sparrow (2008), then his latest film Vengeance conjures the spirit of Jean-Pierre Melville, with its noirish existentialism, its air of heroic futility, and its interest in the cool…

SPL2 – A Time For Consequences (Kill Zone 2) (2015)

Chan Chi-kit (Wu Jing) has been playing the junkie to help get close an international organ-trafficking cartel – but after an assignment goes wrong, the undercover Hong Kong cop finds himself going cold turkey in a Bangkok prison. There Chi-kit is watched closely by both corrupt warden Ko Chun (Zhang Jin) and decent local rookie…