盲探 (Blind Detective) (Blu-ray releaes 2013-9-13) is a Hong Kong drama/comedy about a blind detective (Andy Lau) helping a policewoman (Sammy Cheng) to find a missing childhood friend, and trying to solve a few other cases along the way.  The detective’s method of investigation requires putting Sammy Cheng’s character through the same emotions and environments experienced by the victims, even going so far to get a tattoo.  Although the final revelation suffers from a minor flaw of being unrealistic, the movie is clearly one of the better light hearted movies from Hong Kong in recent years due to its good mix of interesting drama and comedy.  Andy Lau’s charm is put to good use here (as opposed to the previous disastrous Switch).  Sammy Cheng is also ideally suited to play this type of role.

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