Jun 02

The Pearl of Oriental (1992) aka Feng liu jia zu

ThePearlofOriental+1992-3-bTony is engaged to Sandra Lo, whose mother is company chairwoman Helen Lo. Although Tony swears he’ll be true to Sandra, he quickly beds mother Helen. But Tony is secretly working for Chiu, who is planning a hostile takeover of Lo Enterprises by fair means or foul, including showing photos of Tony having sex with Helen to Helen’s business partner Tsang. Chiu’s son Fat is also a rival for Sandy’s affections, causing he and Tony to have a few spectacular brawls over her. Roy Cheung puts in a guest appearance as Chiang, the trainer of the Lo’s racehorse Lucky, and he (Roy, not the horse !) gets a few fu kicks against the villains as well. And their family chauffeur Li puts up a pretty good final fight against Tony.
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May 29

Cash on Delivery (1992) NTSC DVD5 AKA Yu ya gong wu

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Veronica hires a former gigolo (Simon, of course) to impregnate her. What starts out as a job for him, turns into an obsession for her, as he takes his job very seriously and does it well. As she is falling deeper for him, he has fallen for lawyer, Sandra Ng, which has Veronica on the brink of insanity. Veronica, not getting what she wants, eventually frames him for murder, with Sandra coming to his aid in court to attempt to clear his name and expose Veronica for the scorned former lover that she has become.

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May 28

Emotional girl: Doubt in Distress (1993) aka Na ge shao nu bu duo qing zhi tuo de yi huo

Emotional Girl (1993)_aJean meets former school friend Ivy (Julie Lee) by chance at a disco. Ivy says she was kicked out of school for flirting, and proves this by making a concerted pass at Stephen (Jean’s businessman father), much to the disgust of his live-in girlfriend Judy who, after providing the only properly full-frontal nude scene in the movie, quickly dresses and walks out in a huff. Continue reading

May 23

Madame Bamboo (1991) aka Zhu fu ren (竹夫人)

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Two prostitutes recall the circumstances the brought them to the brothel. The first woman was a perpetual cheater who carried on with a blacksmith while her husband was on travel. After being caught, she is sold to the brothel. The second woman was engaged to her true love but her parents betrothed her to a seven year old boy for money. Her lover comes to pay a visit on her wedding night. Continue reading