Tag: Drug War 2012

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Drug War 2012 Review: Johnnie To’s film is a merciless, tightly constructed

The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his…

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Drug War: Johnnie To’s Crime Movie That Blend Real-World Details

Drug War belongs to a subgenre that’s particular to To: crime movies that blend real-world details with oddball characters and narrative left turns, resulting in something…

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Drug War 2012: Louis Koo and Sun Honglei in Johnnie To’s Crime Hong Kong Film

Hong Kong’s Johnnie To is one of a handful of living filmmakers capable of working in any genre—from frothy romantic comedies to dead-serious crime epics—while…

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