Hong Kong Cinema on Your TV

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One of my guilty pleasures of late has been taping Super Cinema Night on OMNI.2, every Saturday at 9pm. The period dramas about Ming Dynasty warlords that I remember flipping past in years gone by have been replaced by more contemporary (and watchable) fare.

Two gems in the past couple of weeks have been Running on Karma, a bizarre take on M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable, and My Left Eye Sees Ghosts a parody of the Pang Brothers’ horror The Eye.

If either you or your VCR have nothing better to do on a Saturday night, check it out!

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One Response to Hong Kong Cinema on Your TV

  1. Ed Miller says:

    AC:

    On a related note, if you haven’t seen Shaolin Soccer yet, check it out. It’s a hilarious parody of martial arts movies, with wire-fu, CGI, and great, old-fashioned acrobatics. It’s playing the Festival Cinema circuit around town. Apparently, this movie has set box office records in Hong Kong for domestic-made movies.

    Ed

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