Here’s a list of films scheduled to premiere on CNY (February 16th). Which film(s) are you looking forward to most?

Detective Chinatown 2 唐人街探案2
Director: Chen Sicheng
Cast: Wang Baoqiang, Liu Haoran, Xiao Yang

Monster Hunt 2 捉妖记2
Director: Raman Hui
Cast: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Bai Baihe, Jing Boran, Li Yuchun

Operation Red Sea 红海行动
Director: Dante Lam
Cast: Zhang Yi, Du Jiang, Johnny Huang Jingyu, Hai Qing

The Faces of My Gene 祖宗十九代
Director: Guo Degang
Cast: Yue Yunpeng, Lin Chi-ling, Wu Xiubo, Jing Boran, Wu Jing, Wang Baoqiang

The Monkey King 3: Land of Beauty 西游记女儿国
Director: Cheang Pou-soi
Cast: Aaron Kwok, Feng Shaofeng, Zhao Liying
The film may not be a must-watch, but the theme song is definitely a must-listen.

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5 thoughts on “Round-up: Films premiering on Chinese New Year”

  1. Detective Chinatown 2 is showing where I am and I’m super excited. >.<. This is the one I wanted to see the most. It got a raving review from the guy who had identical views as me as for A Better Tomorrow 2018.

    Also kind of want to see Monster Hunt 2 depending on reviews (I liked the first one but the trailer for the second one looks boring). The trailer for the Monkey King 3 gave me second-hand embarrassment when I saw it in theaters.

    1. Strongly agree with the above.

      I also want to see Operation Red Sea, mostly because it comes from Operation Mekong’s director – story wise, I think it’ll be better than the jingoistic Wolf Warrior 2.

    2. Is there a link for that review of Detective Chinatown 2? I’m curious about that show. Despite not liking some of the jokes in Detective Chinatown, I found the show hillarious . The story was interesting too, plus I love the case . And I love the ending credit where everyone was singing and dancing together, including the villains :p

        1. Thanks!
          I’ve read the review, and yes..my problem is with the lewd jokes. Glad that they dial it down in the 2nd part. The review sounds amazing, and now I’m looking forward for it too.

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