殭屍 (Rigor Mortis) (Blu-ray release 2014-1-27) is a Hong Kong movie that revisits the genre known as Hopping Vampire that was once popular in Hong Kong in the 80s.  A hopping vampire is basically a Chinese zombie that has its own rules and mythology.  Whereas the 80s movies always have comedic elements, this movie is dead serious.  Although it has some flaws especially related to the lack of explanations for the climactic battle, overall it surprisingly is good in terms of unique visual style and gives the audience a new take of the mythology.  A strong cast of actors also help tremendously.  Sadly its ending implies that this genre is dead.

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