Exiled, June 21
Lau Ching-wan is a cop who can sense the paranormal in a “wild, hilarious, and thoroughly disturbing entertainment.”-Vancouver Film Festival
Nattily attired hitmen square off in scenic Macao in this “enjoyable action thriller with a bracing touch of political satire.”-Manchester Guardian
Two gangsters campaign (and kill) to win a triad election in this gunless thriller with “a Shakespearean hue, and a rich political and moral subtext.”-N.Y. Times
An over-educated, money-obsessed hoodlum gets sucked into triad (and governmental) deceits in this Darwinian-capitalist satire and “exemplary gangster thriller.”-N.Y. Times
A police-versus-gunmen showdown turns into media warfare in this Cannes-selected thriller, a Dog Day Afternoon on the streets of Hong Kong.
Aaron Kwon seeks judo guidance from ex-champion, now-drunkard Louis Koo in To's sweet-natured remake of Kurosawa's Sanshiro Sugata. “The absolute best neo-samurai judo farce in town.”-Village Voice
Andy Lau is a Buddhist monk turned male stripper who can see past lives and predict the future in To's crazed superhero genre mash-up. Like Spider-Man rewritten by the Dalai Lama.
Five gunmen must unite to keep a triad boss alive. A neon-lit tribute to Hawks, Mann, and Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.
Two killers battle for supremacy in this comic-book montage of film tributes and pulp-novel conceits that makes Tarantino look like Bresson.