Breakup Buddies

Breakup Buddies (心花路放) Director: Hao Ning Writer(s): Xing Aina, Zhang Disa Country: China Year: 2014 As Mainland China is becoming more and more a powerhouse of movie making combined with declining censorship we get to see a wider variety of films.  Most movies … Continue reading

Snowpiercer, or Noah’s Ark in the modern post-apocalypse

Snowpiercer (Mori lieche) Director: Bong Joon-ho Writer(s): Bong Joon-ho, Kelly Masterson Country: South Korea, USA Year: 2014 Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human … Continue reading

The Chaser

The Chaser ( 추격자) Director: Na Hong-jin Written: Hong Won-chan, Lee Shinho, Na Hong-Jin Country: South Korea Year: 2008 Since the great Sherlock Holmes, stories between The Detective and The Criminal have been played out in numerous ways in both literature … Continue reading

From George Lucas on drugs to gangs of New York: A conversation with Raymond Chu

Starbucks has this particular cozy feeling you can’t mistake with anything else, especially during Christmas time. This is where my meeting with actor, filmmaker, producer Raymond Chu started – surrounded by steamy clouds of coffee scent and Christmas tunes. I asked him to tell … Continue reading