Full Alert(25th Anniversary of HKFCS Awards)
Ringo Lam’s first Hong Kong film after his Hollywood excursion is at once more Hollywood than his Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle and more Hong Kong than his previous works. It is executed with meticulous professionalism, complete with a structured script and vivid characterizations. This explosive thriller is also rooted with a strong sense of place, integrating specific sites into its exciting chase scenes and gun fights. And what explosiveness. The sense of urgency in Lam’s guerilla filmmaking in the streets captures the Hong Kong beat in all its intense glory.
Lau Ching-Wan, Francis Ng, Amanda Lee, Jack Kao
Cantonese, Mandarin(In Parts)