"Moments of Love", A Treasure Box of TVB Movie Virgins:
|Short Intro: So I didnt know that Bernice had a movie, but I knew Ron had a movie though. After realizing how slow I was with movies and how TVB artistes are "hidden" inside them, I went on the hunt for more movies. I search around at my local video rental store and found Ron's first movie ever. I also discovered while watching the movie alot other familiar faces from TVB series like 2R's Race Wong (From Heart Of Fencing), Don Li, Deep Ng, Natalie Tong, & Vivien Yeo. This was the first movie for some of them too. I thought this movie was awsome, Ron's acting was great not wooden at all like they said. Vivien Yeo from Into Thin Air took my breath away, she was awsome even with the little acting experiences. Lets dig a little further into this lovely movie I wished I had on Valentines Day, P.S. It took alot hardwork gathering everything for this so hope you all enjoy it:|
*THE LONG MOVIE TRAILER*: mms://video.mov3.com/hug_the_spark.wmv
Cast: Ron Ng, Race Wong, Yan Ng, Hins Cheung, Steven Cheung, Don Li , Deep Ng, Natalie Tong, Macy Chan, Vivian Yeo, Wilfred Lau, Liz Kong...
The Skinny:This movie presents five different teenage love stories that all take place in Mongkok, a novel panorama in Hong Kong city.
Mini Commentary With Larger Plot Summary: Youth romance about five relationships all coming to a head in the overcrowded district of Mongkok. The stories are well-meaning but uneven, as are the actors, some of whom annoy more than charm. Mainly for fans of the stars, or genre completists who miss the Feel 100% heyday. If you must see a similar film from 2005, probably The Unusual Youth would be a better bet.
Ron Ng leads the cast as a marketing peon who engages in a fiery professional/personal spat with colleague Race Wong. Meanwhile, a high school student V (Vivian Yeo) begins to pay too-close attention to her young teacher (Wilfred Lau). Sassy waitress Yuki (Yan Ng) begins getting mysterious text messages, and she thinks they're from a cute guy (Don Li) who's been giving her the eye. Sadly, she spends more time running into geeky guy Ronald (Hins Cheung), who wears pronounced braces and sings karaoke pretty damn well. Sing (Steven Cheung) discovers a suicide note, and looks for the writer to placate his girlfriend Fong (Natalie Tong), but his behavior starts to get a little loony. Finally, loutish Doby has a nasty breakup with his girlfriend Wiz (Macy Chan), which involves him shouting at her despicably. Regretting his outburst, he opens a business where customers pay to express their angry, and sometimes violent feelings towards him.
As youth romances go, Moments of Love has its positives. The occasional rumination on love and youth manages to work, especially in light of the film's disjointed narrative. Some of the actors are decent, if not noteworthy, and director Billy Chung uses his Mongkok location exceptionally well. Though the stories themselves sometimes lack credibility, they do seem to take on more life when set against the teeming masses on the Mongkok streets. Unfortunately, the film also possesses its share of missteps, including mistimed attempts at comedy, sometimes unearned sentiment, and a performance from Deep Ng that should have been reined in via riot police, or at least a good straitjacket. Furthermore, the film is far too cursory (Five stories in only 90 minutes?) to truly affect. There are some moments in Moments of Love, but ultimately they're rather mild ones.