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Today they give us their take on Johnnie To’s 2007 film Mad Detective . . .
Crazy, Awesome, and Crazy Awesome…
Few films delve into the human psyche with the incisive wit and stylistic panache on display in veteran Hong Kong crime auteur Johnny To’s ‘Mad Detective’. The film is a perfect example of that characteristic mix of dark humor and sublime beauty that Asian directors like To, and his other overseas counterparts like Chan Wook Park and Takeshi Miike, bring to the business of film-making.