How legendary Hong Kong action film director Ringo Lam broke into Hollywood but reserved his best for home

//How legendary Hong Kong action film director Ringo Lam broke into Hollywood but reserved his best for home

How legendary Hong Kong action film director Ringo Lam broke into Hollywood but reserved his best for home

Ringo Lam Ling-tung (1955-2018) was a prolific Hong Kong film director, producer and screenwriter, whose best works, such as City on Fire (1987), put stunts and stark, unstylised violence to the fore. Although enmeshed in the local Hong Kong industry, his films were frequently critical of the city. He often looked abroad to America throughout his 33-year directing career, making three Jean-Claude Van Damme movies there. But if the martial arts used across his films were mixed, the reviews were…

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By | 2020-12-04T12:15:09+00:00 December 4th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on How legendary Hong Kong action film director Ringo Lam broke into Hollywood but reserved his best for home