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Does As The Lights Go Out fan the flames of mediocrity?

The Pang Brothers failed to set the world on fire recently with Out of Inferno, so forgive me for not getting too excited about the upcoming Hong Kong DVD and Blu-Ray release of As the Light Goes Out, a big-budget disaster thriller from Gallants director Derek Kwok. Okay, so that's maybe brightened my evening a little bit. Sharing the screen for the first time since Dragon Tiger Gate, Nicholas Tse and Shawn Yue co-star as two fire-fighters whose friendship is tested in the face of great calamity. Two more reasons to get excited then. Co-starring Simon Yam, Hu Jun and Andy On, As the Light Goes Out topped the Hong Kong box office for four consecutive weeks and earned eight nominations at the Hong Kong Film Awards. It's available to buy from May 22, 2014. Synopsis: Christmas Eve, Hong Kong. Temperature is at an all-time high, and so is the tension between

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