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Film Review: We’re Going to Eat You (1980) by Tsui Hark

Film Review: We’re Going to Eat You (1980) by Tsui Hark

When the topic of cannibal films comes up in genre discussions, the likes of Ruggero Deodato’s seminal “Cannibal Holocaust” or Trey Parker’s “Cannibal: The Musical” are the first choices to come to mind. The outright brutality mixed with the pointed social commentary on the nature of mankind in “Holocaust” or the sheer over-the-top hilarity in dealing with such a dark subject matter of “Musical” is what keeps them in the forefront of the genre regardless of their preference for either the exploitation or entertainment side of the genre. Early into his career, the legendary Tsui Hark combined these two elements and created this masterpiece genre effort mixing graphic carnage with comedy and cannibals.

After making his way to a strange island, Agent 999 (Norman Chu) looks into reports that a criminal known as Rolodex (Melvin Wong) is hiding out there. Dealing with the quirky villagers led

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