A Chinese Ghost Story II (HK 1990)

Rating: ***
Producer: Tsui Hark
Director: Ching Siu Tung
Cast: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung, Waise Lee, Wu Ma

This movie continues where part one left off and even surpasses the original while maintaining the same look and feel. Our hapless hero (Leslie Cheung) escapes from prison and ends up at yet another haunted house, where he meets a wandering Taoist monk (Jacky Cheung), a woman who looks like his beloved ghost from the first film (Joey Wang), and a soul eating tree monster that just will not die. Beautiful Michelle Reis is also on hand to vie for Leslie Cheung's attention. The whole thing ends with an outrageous battle pitting our heroes against a giant flying centipede. Cool stuff once you get past the goofy humor.