Millennium Mambo (2001)

HSIAO-HSIEN HOU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Qian Xi Man Po Taiwan/France, 2001.  3H Productions, Orly Films, Paradis Films, Sinomovie.  Screenplay by T’ien-wen Chu.  Cinematography by Ping Bin Lee.  Produced by T’ien-wen Chu, Eric Heumann.  Music by Yoshihiro Hanno, Kai-yu Huang, Giong Lim.  Production Design by Wen-Ying Huang, Chih-cheng Wang.  Film Editing by Ching-Song Liao.   Visually opulent indulgence from Hou…

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The Assassin (2015)

HSIAO-HSIEN HOU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Nie yin niang Taiwan/China/Hong Kong/France, 2015.  Central Motion Pictures, China Dream Film Culture Industry, Media Asia Films, Sil-Metropole Organisation, SpotFilms, Zhejiang Huace Film & TV.  Screenplay by Cheng Ah, T’ien-wen Chu, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Hai-Meng Hsieh, based on the story by Xing Pei.  Cinematography by Ping Bin Lee.  Produced by Hsiao-Hsien…

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Bishonen (1998)

YONFAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Mei Shao Nian Zhi Lian Alternate title:  Beauty Hong Kong, 1998.  Far Sun Film Company Ltd..  Screenplay by Yonfan.  Cinematography by Henry Chung.  Produced by Chia Ai, Sylvia Chang.  Music by Chris Babida.  Film Editing by Ma Kam.   Empty-headed drama about a pretty-boy hustler suffering through a relationship with an uncommitted celebrity. He preens, he mopes,…

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The Transporter (2002)

COREY YUEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/USA, 2002.  EuropaCorp, TF1 Films Production, Current Entertainment, Canal+.  Screenplay by Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen.  Cinematography by Pierre Morel.  Produced by Luc Besson, Steven Chasman.  Music by Stanley Clarke.  Production Design by Hugues Tissandier.  Costume Design by Martine Rapin.  Film Editing by Nicolas Trembasiewicz.   Jason Statham plays a driver who is hired by hoods and thugs to…

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