Prachya Pinkaew "The Protector"

The Protector

The Protector (ต้มยำกุ้ง) Director: Prachya Pinkaew Writer(s): Napalee, Piyaros Thongdee, Country: Thailand Year: 2005 The Protector (Two-Disc Collector’s Edition) on Amazon. After first seeing “The Protector 2”, I got back to the original, titled “Tom-Yum-Goong” in Thailand. Not only it … Continue reading

Prachya Pinkaew "The Protector 2" poster

The Protector 2

The Protector 2 (Tom-Yum-Goong 2) Director: Prachya Pinkaew Written: Eakasit Thairatana Country: Thailand Year: 2013 “The Protector 2” on Amazon. It might seem very backward to review a movie’s sequel before the first one, but having had the privilege to see … Continue reading

Ekachai Uekrongtham "Beautiful Boxer" poster

Beautiful Boxer

Beautiful Boxer (บิวตี้ฟูล บ๊อกเซอ) Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham Written: Desmond Sim, Ekachai Uekrongtham Country: Thailand Year: 2004 “Beautiful Boxer” on Amazon. If “Rocky” and “Million Dollar Baby” were crossed together, you would get something like “Beautiful Boxer,” but it is much more. … Continue reading

Prachya Pinkaew "Chocolate" poster

Chocolate

Chocolate (ช็อคโกแลต) Director: Prachya Pinkaew Written: Napalee, Chookiat Sakveerakul Country: Thailand Year: 2008 “Chocolate” on Amazon. When you hear the plot of this movie – the autistic daughter of an ex-gangster woman becomes a great martial artist in order to … Continue reading