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

Apr 30

The Blue Jean Monster (1991) aka Jeuk ngau jai foo dik Jung Kwai

Blue_Jeans_Monster-456281903-largeThe Blue Jeans Monster (1991) is a total farcical parody of the American film DEAD HEAT and several other films. Shing Fui-On gets chance to star in his own film. He plays a dedicated cop who’s wife is about to give birth to a child. But fate deals him a bad hand as he’s gunned down in the middle of a shoot out. Surprisingly, he doesn’t “die” during the gun battle. Fui-On becomes a living corpse. He’s that determined to see his wife give birth. Due to a gut wound, he has to keep his jeans tight so his entrails don’t fall out. Since he’s a monster, his strength and mood have become beast like. Can Fui-On keep it together until he sees his son? Will he get revenge on those he murdered him? Co-stars Amy Yip. Highly recommended.

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