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Old 10-16-03, 07:20 PM
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HKFlix: any region 0?

can anyone verify if HKFlix offers any region-free or region 0 dvds?

if so, can you recommend any good ones? action, horror, suspense, martial arts would all be good genres...

thanks!
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I'm pretty sure that the majority of Hong Kong DVDs (of HK films) offered would be R0.
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Re: HKFlix: any region 0?

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can anyone verify if HKFlix offers any region-free or region 0 dvds?

if so, can you recommend any good ones? action, horror, suspense, martial arts would all be good genres...

thanks!
Have you visited the HKFlix website? So many region-free titles.... very clearly marked as such.

If you're just getting into HK movies, spend some time with this thread:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...5&pagenumber=1

Lots of great information and title suggestions.
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They also have a blowout sale on Mei Ah dvds for $5.99 right now.
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just read the above recommended thread...

just getting started in the HK world...

if you were to suggest just ONE title to get me started, which would it be? or how about your top five dvds? any genre, kung-fu, fantasy, horror...

any help would be appreciated...
Old 10-17-03, 09:18 PM
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Infernal Affairs
Chinese Ghost Story (Fantasy)
Hard Boiled (Action)
The Mission (great movie, poor dvd) (Drama)
A Chinese Odyssey, Part I & 2 (Fantasy, comedy)
Days Of Being Wild (Drama)
God of Cookery (Comedy)
Versus (Action, Horror, Gore - pick up the R1)


Little bit of every genre above. There is really a lot to explore in asian cinema. Everyone's tastes aree different. I recomend sampling then trying other dvds from there.
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Some of my favourites (alot of these were some of the first HK films I saw and got me hooked):

Bride with White Hair (fantasy)
Chinese Ghost Story (fantasy/horror)
Fong Sai Yuk (martial arts)
Heroic Trio (superhero/fantasy)
Hard Boiled (action)
Chungking Express (action/romance/drama)
Full Contact (action)

Not sure about the current availabilty of these (except for the last 2 which are readily available as R1 discs). Try to avoid English dubbed versions, which ruin the films IMO.

If I had to choose one to start with, I might pick Bride with White Hair. Beautiful film.
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looks like bride with white hair, fong sai yuk, and chinese ghost story are all OOP...bummer!
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i just ordered versus, infernal affairs, and hard boiled...

let's see how well i'll like 'em!
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I am getting the R2 HKL release of A Chinese Ghost Story when it comes out on Oct. 27th. I am trading my R0 copy if you are interested.

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indy: yes i most certainly would be interested!

see anything on my trade thread? (in the dvd exchange section).

thanks!

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