賭城風雲2 (From Vegas to Macau 2) (Blu-ray release 2015-6-4) is the sequel to the severely disappointing mess in 2014.  Whereas the previous movie had a very good cast, this sequel has the top cast you can find from Hong Kong, and even some notable cameos.

Although this movie is still a mess as one may expect from a Wong Jing directed movie, I’m surprised to find that as a comedy it is better than the previous one, and overall it is more entertaining, filled with gun fights, kung fu, explosions, CG card tricks, gambling cheating techniques, cleavages, and references to classic Hong Kong gambling movies.

Note: To fully appreciate the references one need to have watched the first two movies in the God of Gamblers series (1989-1991).

 

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