Turning Point 2 picks up with Laughing in jail, where he was sent after he apparently shot and killed stool pigeon Michael (Bosco Wong) in Lives of Omission. There are ideas and debates in Turning Point 2 that would make for an intelligent film, but the filmmakers should have written them into something else, not shoehorned them into Laughing Gor 4. It turned out that another person was responsible for Bosco Wong's death. During this period Nicolas has also volunteered for the Red Cross and eventually became an employee, working as a Disaster Program Manager, responsible for the Southern part of Los Angeles County covering over two million people and 32 communities. [1][2] The premier of the film was held on 19 December and was released theatrically on 29 December. Or was Michael’s murder part of an elaborate scheme to get in the joint and go undercover? There have been no recommendations submitted. If it’s not pedantic ethical lectures, it’s terrible TVB-style exposition, e.g., the random ranting from Laughing’s handler Carmen (Janice Man). 2011 89 min NR (Not Rated) Drama, Mystery/Crime Feature Film SD. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Turning Point 2 is a 2011 Hong Kong action crime thriller film directed by Herman Yau and starring Michael Tse in the title role of "Laughing Gor" and co-starring Francis Ng, Chapman To and Bosco Wong.
Eventually, Laughing acts to set things right, and does he succeed? Bottom line: if I want lectures, I’ll go back to school or attend a political rally, not watch Turning Point 2. The tricky plot demands full attention and the several twists can also be exciting to watch. Add to all of this the pedantic speeches and the film’s outright refusal to satisfy its target audience – hell, this movie is just ill advised. Kate Tsui overacts terribly, and while Francis Ng's speeches overflow with conviction, the actor delivers them in a strangely casual way. - and his popularity was so pronounced that they resurrected him, gave him a prequel movie (Turning Point 1) and had him headline Lives of Omission before ending that series on an open note and closing things out with Turning Point 2. Fok Tin Yam seems also interested in Tai Chit. Kai-Chi, Rebecca Zhu, King Kong, Evergreen Mak Cheung-Ching, Despite being a crime thriller, Turning Point 2 is loaded with dialogue instead of action. But if Turning Point 2 took the time to dissect the ethics of doctor-patient relations, it would only add more talking to the film – and hey, we don't want that. For example: if Mao Zedong, the Occupy Movement or Ferris Bueller chooses to break the law then it’s okay because all of them espouse a higher cause and will bring about positive change through their law-breaking. Laughing then meets fellow prisoner Fok Tin Yam (Francis Ng), who is a former professor now imprisoned for drug dealing. to Review Archive - T. Suspecting that the incident involved a corrupt police force, the Deputy Secretary for Security Police assigned Laughing to investigate the case while posing as an inmate. There’s a big cast of recognizable actors here, but their performances vary wildly. Towards the end of TVB series, Lives of Omission <潛行狙擊>, “Laughing Gor” Michael Tse was sentenced to life imprisonment after murdering Bosco Wong's (黃宗澤) character. However, because of its breakneck-pacing of information hammering on us the film soon becomes confusing and the … There’s a message here that someone wants us to consider. But you know what? Fok Tin Yam seems also interested in Tai Chit.

Laughing then meets fellow prisoner Fok Tin Yam (Francis Ng), who is a former professor now imprisoned for drug dealing. Turning Point 2. Undercover cop Laughing (Michael Tse) enters prison to track inmate and corrupt cop Tai Chit (Chapman To). Despite being a cop, Carmen dresses in unprofessional hot chick attire and launches into unsolicited crying jags about how she’s still in her twenties, hasn’t visited Japan and is unfortunate because she’s seen a dead body.