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How Music in “Chungking Express” Comments on Hong Kong’s Handover


Songs in Wong Kar-wai's "Chungking Express" reflect past anxieties around Hong Kong's 1997 return to China.

Trailer: “Monkey King 3 – Kingdom of Women” Set for February 16, 2018 Release


The latest member of Cheang Pou-soi's Monkey King film series will hit Chinese theaters early 2018.

Meet Joshua Wong: The 20 Year-old Poster Boy of Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement


Wong is the subject of "Joshua: Teenager v. Superpower"―a new documentary now available on Netflix.

Trailer: The Menu (Hong Kong, 2016)


Watch the trailer for The Menu: a Hong Kong movie about media bias and sensationalism that comes amidst a turbulent political climate.

Review: Lan Kwai Fong (Hong Kong, 2011)


If there was a genre of movies called “rich people problems”, Lan Kwai Fong would be one of its leading films. The first in a trilogy, Lan Kwai Fong tells the story...


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