Bangkok Dangerous: why Hollywood remake starring Nicolas Cage was beyond saving by Hong Kong’s Pang Brothers

//Bangkok Dangerous: why Hollywood remake starring Nicolas Cage was beyond saving by Hong Kong’s Pang Brothers

Bangkok Dangerous: why Hollywood remake starring Nicolas Cage was beyond saving by Hong Kong’s Pang Brothers

This article contains major spoilers of Bangkok Dangerous (1999) and its 2008 remake of the same name.We’ve seen what usually happens during the Hollywood remake process: American stars sweep in, rough edges are smoothed, and specificity is sacrificed in the name of slickness. But what about when Asian directors remake their own work, as Hong Kong siblings Danny Pang Fat and Oxide Pang Chun did with their 1999 debut?Released to mixed reviews, the original Bangkok Dangerous was described,…

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