南洋第一邪降 (1996)
Devil's Woman


Reviewed by: mrblue
Date: 03/21/2011

After a couple of failed attempts to break into the mainstream market via a couple of family-friendly comedies, director Norman Chan (aka Otto Chan) turned his attention to the seedier side of the jade screen, helming about a dozen Category III films before leaving the industry in the late 1990's. Chan's output never really seemed to attain the level of notoriety of other horror/softcore/exploitation entries released around the same time. Perhaps it's because of the (many times unintentional) comedic elements that run through this movie and other he directed? I can't say for sure, but it is extremely hard to take this film with any sort of weight, even though I don't think Chan intended for it to be a comedy.

Reviewer Score: 6

Reviewed by: STSH
Date: 02/12/2001
Summary: A little disappointing

First, the good news. Tsui Kam Kong turns in his usual entertaining performance, or perhaps a bit better. Same for Helena Law. And the last half-hour is pretty entertaining, alternating pleasant nudity with gory violence.

End of good news. The first hour, apart from Tsui, is just awful. Muddled nonsense at best, with uninspired sex/nude scenes. Recommended only if you're bored.

Reviewer Score: 2