Jun 08

Moods of Love (1977) aka Feng hua xue yue

aa113838g7cefe33eb6dd&690How far would you go for love? Or lust? These are the questions posed in this sinfully entertaining Sung Dynasty period effort. Split into two tales, the first one involves a devilish magistrate who tries to tempt a Buddhist monk out of his self-professed celibate control by hiring a pretty prostitute. The second story is the tragic tale of an exploited young girl, the queen of femme fatale Shaw Yin-yin, who is forced to work in an unscrupulous couple’s brothel.
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Jun 04

Whores from China (1992) aka Wo lai zi Bei Jing

TheGirlsFromChina.1992Story is about Ying, a girl from Beijing who comes to Hong Kong to find work and stay with her wealthy uncle. She is played by the stunningly beautiful Isabella Chow, whose charms easily carry this picture. At first, Ying is harassed sexually by her uncle and her employer at work, which sends her into the arms of the kind but psychotic Kent. He is possessive and wants her to marry him. However, she wants a career before settling down, and leaves him. Soon after, she runs into an old girlfriend who is now a part-time prostitute. She advises Ying to start using sex to further her career. Ying tries it, discovers she is good at it, and soon her career is skyrocketing. Just as everything is going perfectly and she has attained a corporate position of such power that she doesn’t have to compromise anymore, the psychotic Kent returns with a video tape of them having sex, and starts pressuring Ying to continue their relationship despite Ying’s now being engaged to be married to another guy. Ying then decides to go along with Kent’s scheme for a while, but soon she hatches a plan to set him up, framing him for sexual crimes he did not actually commit
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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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