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.

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