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Review: Vulgaria

"Your attention please," announces a voiceover at the start of the new movie from Pang Ho-Cheung.

By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 28, 2012
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Review: Life Without Principle

Johnnie To's latest opens as Chinese police arrive at a crime scene, portending his usual slice of bloody action.
Johnnie To's latest film
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 16, 2012
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Review: The Viral Factor

Made for a modest budget of $17 million — and feeling like it (who needs convincing explosions in an action movie?), Dante Lam's latest still gets the job done from a run-and-gun standpoint.
Run and gun
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 20, 2012
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Review: Legends of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Fight sequences and jingoism propel Andrew Lau's period martial-arts melodrama, a formula that can be irresistible despite one's better judgment.  

By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 20, 2011
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Review: A Beautiful Life

Talk about a literal movie title.

By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  May 20, 2011
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Saigon Restaurant

I've long praised East Boston for its trove of terrific budget restaurants, especially the Latin-American ones.
Proof that Eastie's fine budget restaurants aren't limited to the Western Hemisphere
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 13, 2010