The Good, the Bad, the Weird

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (좋은 놈, 나쁜 놈, 이상한 놈) Director: Kim Jee-woon Written: Kim Jee-woon, Kim Min-suk Country: South Korea Year: 2008 Even if you are vaguely aware of Italian Spaghetti Western movies, this movie title still should … Continue reading

Monga

Monga (艋舺) Director: Doze Niu Written: Li-ting Tseng, Doze Niu Country: Taiwan Year: 2010 This is a second take on writing a review for the Taiwanese high grossing gangster film “Monga”. After receiving comments from people who viewed the film … Continue reading

The Wayward Cloud

The Wayward Cloud (天邊一朵雲) Director: Tsai Ming-Liang Witten: Tsai Ming-Liang Country: Taiwan Year: 2005  Review by Agne Serpytyte “The Wayward Cloud” is a very daring movie by Malaysian-born Taiwan-based auteur Ming Liang-Tsai. It is a parody of pornography, an ode … Continue reading

The Golden Era

  The Golden Era (黄金时代) Director: Ann Hui Written: Qiang Li Country: China Year:  2014 Review by Craig McGeady There is great danger in making a biography if the passion for the subject tints the glasses through which the story … Continue reading

What Time is it There

What Time is it There (你那邊幾點) Director: Tsai Ming-liang Written: Tsai Ming-liang, Yang Pi-ying Country: Taiwan Year: 2001 Review by Agne Ser “Poet of Loneliness” is how Jonathan Rosenbaum introduces Tsai Ming-liang and the director truly lives up to his … Continue reading

Dil Chahta Hai

Dil Chahta Hai (The Heart’s Desire) Director: Farhan Akhtar Written: Farhan Akhtar, Kassim Jahmagia Country: India Year: 2001  Review by Agne Ser There is one saying from Bollywood scene that states “If it’s an Aamir Khan’s movie, it must be … Continue reading

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder (살인의 추억) Director: Bong Joon-ho Written: Bong Joon-ho, Kwang-rim Kim, Sung Bo Shim Country: South Korea Year: 2003  Review by Agne Ser After viewing the movie the first time I was not sure what to make of … Continue reading

On the Way

On The Way (我在路上最爱你, 길 위에서) Director: Kim Poog-ki Written: Kim Poog-ki Country: China, South Korea Year: 2014 Review by Craig McGeady “On the Way” is a Romantic Drama starring Ji Jin-Hee (지진희, 池珍熙) from South Korea and Huang Shengyi (黃聖依) from … Continue reading