The Raid DVD
Based on the Chinese "Uncle Choy" comic books of the 1950s, this rip-roaring Tsui Hark production mixes action, comedy, and historical drama. Dean Shek stars as the elderly Choy, an ex-soldier-turned-doctor who teams with a band of unlikely commandos to stop deposed emperor Pu Yi and his Japanese allies from using poison gas on citizens in '30s China. Tony Leung, Jacky Cheung also star. 98 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: Cantonese; Subtitles: English. In Cantonese with English subtitles.