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

Nonzee Nimibutr "Nang Nak" poster

Nang Nak

Nang Nak (นางนาก) Director: Nonzee Nimibutr Written: Wisit Sasanatieng Country: Thailand Year: 1999 “Nang Nak” on Amazon. “Nang Nak” is not simply another ghost story. It is a Thai legend, deep rooted in the nation’s psyche and imagination. It has … 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