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  • PACALIEN

    PACALIEN

    ★★★½

    An ecocritical short with an alien and Gothic twist.

  • Ten Meter Tower

    Ten Meter Tower

    ★★★½

    A nice short revealing divers' (or humans') sense of fear and courage.

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  • My Heart Is That Eternal Rose

    My Heart Is That Eternal Rose

    ★★★★

    With a strong cast including the HK writer John Chan Koon-chung as a co-scripter, Christopher Doyle as a co-cinematographer, Danny Chung as the sound designer, My Heart Is That Eternal Rose has strong affinity with WKW's early films, esp. Days of Being Wild (1990) and Fallen Angels (1995):

    - That scene when Rick Ma (Kenny Bee) met Ah-Lap (Joey Wong) evokes that noted "eternal 1 minute" scene of Leslie Cheung and Maggie Cheung at the tuck shop
    - The "killers…

  • Come Drink with Me

    Come Drink with Me

    ★★★★★

    I can easily name the three things that I like most about this film:

    1) The open kitchen of Drunken Knight with waterfalls at the back;
    2) Cheung Pei-pei's swordplay and how her character resembles Brigette Lin's character in New Dragon Gate Inn (Raymond Lee, 1992); and
    3) The few seconds of blue/white/red neon lights as the speedy signs of swordplay when Drunken Knight have his final duel with Abbot Liao Kung.

    There are some conventional King Hu elements in…