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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

The Golden Era

The Golden Era (黄金时代) Director: Ann Hui Written: Qiang Li Country: China Year:  2014 The Golden Era on Amazon. There is great danger in making a biography if the passion for the subject tints the glasses through which the story … 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 “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 China and was released … Continue reading

But Always

But Always (一生一世) Director: Snow Zou Written: Snow Zou Country: China Year: 2014 “But Always” had a simultaneous release globally on September 5th, though Australia and New Zealand jumped the gun slightly and made it available a day earlier. Though … Continue reading

The Story of Qiu Ju

The Story of Qiu Ju (秋菊打官司) Director: Zhang Yimou Country: China Year: 1992 “The Story Of Qiu Ju” on Amazon. After seeing such visually elegant films from the director Zhang Yimou like “Ju Dou” and “Raise the Red Lantern”, “The … Continue reading

House of Flying Daggers

House of Flying Daggers (十面埋伏) Directed by: Zhang Yimou Written by: Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin Country: China Year: 2004 “House Of Flying Daggers” on Amazon. With “House of Flying Daggers” Zhang Yimou brings the Tang dynasty to the … Continue reading