掃毒 (The White Storm) (Blu-ray release 2014-1-29) is a Hong Kong movie about the police trying to catch drug lords. In this movie three policemen, who were childhood friends and one of them being an undercover, cooperate in a mission in Thailand that goes really wrong. A big action scene in Thailand with a helicopter is particularly impressive for a Hong Kong movie. The set up of the brotherhood among the three men, and the life-changing challenge they faced are well depicted. Supported by a strong cast, the melodrama and twists are also interesting, although one of which seems rather unbelievable. Originally I thought it would become one of the best 2013 Hong Kong movies, but the climax changed my perspective. The climax is a Hong Kong style shootout, which is not necessarily a bad thing, but it destroys the fair believability. Nevertheless it is still an entertaining and memorable movie.
Note: in this movie there is a beautiful transsexual actress.