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Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.
The YAM Magazine Team and a couple of guests voted for their favorite films of this decade… so far.
Instead of reviewing my favorite films of the past decade (2000-09) for The LAMB’s Foreign Chops: Best of the 2000s, I wanted to list them all.
We got together with all YAM Magazine writers and contributors to ask them how much their 2012 year in films had changed.
We’re nearly 3 months away from the end of the year, and though 2013 still seems to be a rather lackluster year (again), I had some time to look back at last year…
Johnnie To pumps your blood in this classic tale of cat and mouse where the cat has already caught the mouse.
Cold War begins when one of the city’s hot spots gets bombed and a police van (alongside five officers) get taken away, held hostage and in-waiting for a handsome ransom. Dirty cops, corruption, ambition and a power struggle adorn Cold War to make it one of the most entertaining recent Hong Kong films.
We all know power corrupts, so when Brother Lam Lok’s two-year term as the Wo Shing Wo chairman is up — without chances of re-election — he begins shuffling his influences to bend the rules to his favor, even if it’s by using his Brothers.
Wo Shing Wo members, Lam Lok and Big D, face off for the chance to be the newest chairman. However, before that, one of them must retrieve the Dragon Head Baton. All of a sudden it’s a game of mouse against mouse, when brothers of the same society fight one another for the chance at power.