使徒行者 (Line Walker) (Blu-ray release 2016-10-28) is a spinoff from a 2014 Hong Kong TV series of the same name.  I’m glad this movie is self contained and complete – it does not require knowledge from the TV series.  The distinctive feature here is that it has more undercover agents than the usual undercover police drama.  Attempting to enrich the movie, a lot of plot / action / twists / backstory / comedy is crammed into it, so the plot feels a little convoluted for its duration, and perhaps somewhat preposterous, but it is still entertaining.  For a Hong Kong TV series that gets turned into a movie, this result is respectable, since there are disastrous efforts in the past.

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