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Lately, ATV's kung fu and martial arts genre seem much more interesting than the flicks that TVB has been making. Though ATV's newest series, The Ten Tigers of Guangdong, is far from perfect, it is certainly more original than the Jin Yong remakes (i.e. Flying Fox '99) that TVB has been releasing. "Tigers" has gathered together a cast including notable actors as Stephen Au, Annie Man, Ng Yuk Sau, Lam Chi Ho, and others. The storyline begins by following the escapades of Wong Ting Hau (Stephen Au) as he moves from rural village into the big city in Guangdong. One by one, the other nine tigers make their appearances and their stories are also woven in. Sadly, this is Stephen Au's last movie with ATV as he moves to the outskirts of ATV to further his acting career. Yet while Stephen Au's role is apparently the main lead, his story is also the most drawn out and dull. Quite a lot of scenes zoom in on his sad facial expression or that of his lover, Dong Chi (Alice Chan), looking sorrowful, without any dialogue whatsoever for at least a full minute. Frankly, some of the more interesting characters that make the series worth watching are So Chan (Lam Chi Ho) and Leung Kwan (?), who are both played by Taiwanese guest actors. Despite the dubbing of their voices, their acting ability is apparent. Lam Chi Ho plays a charming So Chan as he tries to woo his love interest, Dao Yal Yeen (Claire Yiu) and also as the infamous So Beggar later on in the story. Claire, who won third place in ATV's beauty pageant last year, has certainly stolen the spotlight this time from 98's winner, Losa Law Lai Sha, who plays Leung Kwan's wife...