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Orson Welles would applaud this ‘Mad Detective’

By Ray Bennett It’s already available on DVD, but I’ve been waiting for a chance to see “Mad Detective” on the big screen again since it was the surprise entry at the Venice International Film Festival last year. The picture … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Johnny To and Wai Ka-Fai’s ‘Mad Detective’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Most really smart sleuths in crime fiction pick up on external clues, but Kowloon cop Bun (Lau Ching Wan, pictured) in “Mad Detective” identifies villains by recognising a person’s inner personality or personalities, as the … Continue reading

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