A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with a replacement inspector who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss plots a killing spree on them. —IMDb
Wilson Yip Wai-Shun (traditional Chinese: 葉偉信) is a Hong Kong actor, filmmaker and screenwriter. His films include Bio Zombie, The White Dragon, SPL: Sha Po Lang, Dragon Tiger Gate, Flash Point, and Ip Man
A film buff at an early age, Yip went to the cinema whenever he could and often wrote reviews on the backs of ticket stubs. He entered the movie business in the 1980s, starting out as a “gofer” and working his way up to assistant director.
His directorial debut was 01.00 AM, a three-segment horror compendium. He directed two of three parts, one with Veronica Yip as a nurse who sees dead pop stars, and Anita Yuen interviewing a demon.
His next effort, Daze Reaper, was a Category III exploitation film, based on a true-crime story about a prison guard to turns to crime. Next was Mongkok Story, an exploitive story in the vein of Young and Dangerous, and another horror trilogy, Midnight Zone, about urban myths. He also turned to comedy with Teaching Sucks, about two… read more
It's definitely worth watching for the final battle between Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung, but it suffers from a similar problem as "Flashpoint": inbetween all the great fight scenes, you're just kinda...waiting for all the great fight scenes. Very few post-handover Hong Kong films have been able to nail the drama and character development of vintage HK cinema, that kind that actually made you care about the story.