(1987, Jeffrey Lau, DVD) Before he hit the big time with Chungking Express, acclaimed art house director Wong Kar-Wai produced this knockabout scream-fest, starring a young Jacky Cheung who went on to star in most of Wong’s biggest films. This case pits a precinct against a horde of vampire foes. Surprisingly creepy, often hilarious, and sometimes wildly tasteless, this 1987 oddity contains lots of exorcisms, acrobatic feats and a grisly game of mahjong.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Trash Film Debauchery's got another b-movie flick for you, only this one's by Wong-Kar Wai, Best Director at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival:
Umm, I don't see this anywhere in Criterion Collection. What's the hold up, chief?