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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: Leading Ladies

Let's hear it for the real stars of the genre — Julie Lee, Carrie Ng, Chingmy Yau, Amy Yip, Cindy Yip, and more.

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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: Sexual Violence

The looming, inescapable threat that became a staple of the umbrella genre.

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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: The Many Faces of DR. LAMB Star Simon Yam

The Rainy Night Butcher may not be an actual medical doctor...

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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: Terrors Ripped From The Headlines

MEN BEHIND THE SUN and other realistic-looking monsters.

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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: EBOLA SYNDROME Star Anthony Wong Haunts Your Dreams

Ebola! Ebola!

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A Guide To Hong Kong Category III Shockers: Ghosts, Black Magic, And The Supernatural

Hong Kong's disreputable 1990s are back, with a vengeance.

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DEATH RIDER IN THE HOUSE OF VAMPIRES (And Midnight Movies In 2021)

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The SAW Films Don't Play Fair, And That's Why We Love Them

An ode to the franchise's punishing sense of melodrama and labyrinthine rug pulls.