台北夜蒲團團轉 (One Night in Taipei) (Blu-ray release 2015-8-21) is marketed as a Lan Kwai Fong (喜愛夜蒲) movie series (2011, 2012, 2013) taken to Taipei.  The Lan Kwai Fong series was notable for its sexy ladies and sex scenes based upon really weak love stories.  This movie turns out to be very different – although it now has even more ladies in bikinis for more screen time, the love story element is very much reduced.  Surprisingly even the sex scenes are absent.

Instead of those defining elements of Lan Kwai Fong series we get a comedy on top of a plot that is made for laughs instead of any believability, not unlike typical Chinese New Year comedy movies but with sex jokes added.  I see there are people expecting yet another Lan Kwai Fong episode being severely disappointed, but I think as a comedy it works better than some other forgettable movies.

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