While I get the WKW comparisons I felt like Made In Hong Kong is more reminiscent of a Japanese crime drama that you would see in the teen angst movies focused on Juvenile delinquents from the likes of Toshiaki Toyoda (Blue Spring, Pornostar...etc) or Takeshi Kitano (Kids Return) and indeed the main protagonist turns into a somewhat Takeshi Kitano character towards the end but Fruit Chan still manages to balance that style well with the usual Hong Kong trademarks, taking…
You know this movie was a distraction from the real heist that no one noticed which is that three A List hollywierd writers collaborated to pen this piece of shit screenplay and got paid god knows how much for it.
So a team of mercenaries team up to pull off a 200 million heist in the middle of an isolated zombie ridden Las Vegas which sounds awesome on paper only it doesn't have any of the ingredients you would expect…
My favourite Wong Kar Wai film, it's so dynamic and some scenes look like POV shots of a drunk guy walking in the streets of Hong Kong. some action scenes that reminded me of an early John Woo. Takeshi Kaneshiro feels like he's taking adrenaline shots between takes, he's so full of energy and steals the show imo. it's such a unique piece of cinema that manages to combine everything I love about HK movies, I felt like Wong Kar Wai made this movie especially for me.
This film could've lost half an hour in the editing room and it wouldn't lose a single scene because most of them drag alot longer than they should. there's at least 10 minutes of footage showing Insects, birds, and other types of animals.
one of the other turn offs for me was the repetitivity, I liked how this movie depicts time with some quick cuts of the exterior of a place at night and then at dusk, but the events…