The Iron Ladies

The Iron Ladies (สตรีเหล็ก) Director: Yongyoot Thongkongtoon Writer(s):  Visuttchai Boonyakarnjawa, Jira Maligool, Yongyoot Thongkongtoon Country: Thailand Year: 2000 “The Iron Ladies” on Amazon. A lot of movies from Thailand explore themes of transsexuality, homosexuality, and sexual identity in general. “The Iron … Continue reading

Chookiat Sakveerakul "The Love of Siam" poster

The Love of Siam

The Love of Siam (รักแห่งสยาม) Director: Chookiat Sakveerakul Written: Chookiat Sakveerakul Country: Thailand Year: 2007 “Love of Siam” on Amazon. “The Love of Siam” is a teen love story with a twist. The twist is that it’s a gay teen romance … 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

9FilmFest and Thai movie month

  I have been eager for awhile to review Southeast Asian cinema in my blog. Now it seems to be a perfect time as 9FilmFest 2013, Bangkok short film festival is coming soon.  Therefore month of July will be Thai movie … Continue reading