Blog posts : "General"

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

 

Here's a quick review on Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.

 

I have always appreciated the hypnotic pace of Apichatpong Weerasethakul films. He directs with a different set of rules that is inexplicable. His Tropical Malady, Syndromes and a Century and now Uncle Boonmee all exist in t…

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In Defence of Adam Morrison

 

Now, I know this blog is primary about the celluloid world and the content usually reflects this.

But for once, I’m going to veer off from film and talk about something else. That something is basketball, to be more precise, I’m going to wax poetic on basketball and Adam Morrison. Why all of a s…

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The Return of The DVD Store

 

Remember the good old days when all you used to do was go to a DVD store  in Chinatown or any Asian mall and scour the endless racks for new and obscure Asian films?  Remember how in the late 90s these stores foolishly replaced their extensive Asian film catalogue for cam versions of the latest…

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I Come With The Rain

 

 

Oh my, this movie has been on my most anticipated list for two years now. If you haven’t seen the 5 minute promo reel online, do yourself a favor and check it out. First of all, you’ll be hard press to find another movie with a more appealing cast than I Come With The Rain. It features a who’…

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Love Exposure

 

 

 

The Plot:  The burden of religion, the meaning of love and the aimlessness of youth all play equal parts in Sion Sono's latest opus. Yu is an all around good kid trying to find his footing in the world after the death of his mother. He goes to school, hangs out with friends and hopes to f…

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The Day In Review

 

Today was a long but somewhat productive day.

The majority of the day was as spent Christmas shopping, which is always an ordeal. Too little time and too many people to buy for. For me there's nothing more tiresome and claustrophobic than being in a mall overstuffed with people.

Despite the he…

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Scared Stiff 小生梦惊魂

 

 

 

 

 

Director: Lau Kar Wing

Cast: Michael Miu, Eric Tsang, Anita Mu and Chow Yun Fat.

 

 

 

That fucking snarl is priceless

 

Plot: Where to start? There's Eric Tsang as a bumbling idiot who pretends to be a robot maid(not kidding) and the stone faced Michael Miu as a womanizer/Jedi wa…

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