I Know Kung Fu! … Show Me

There is something spectacular about martial arts films. It was during the 1970s and 1980s, the Asian dominated genre exploded with English dubbed kung fu films being made available to Western audiences, mainly produced by the Shaw Brothers. Since then, we have had the pleasure of many actors leaving Hong Kong cinema to try their… Continue reading I Know Kung Fu! … Show Me

Fantasy Films to Watch at Least Once

Films by design are supposed to temporarily relieve the viewer of reality and away into a myriad of dreams. Into worlds that we wouldn’t think of or remember that we even dreamt of it.These following films are fantasy, filled with fantastic themes such as, magic, mythology, supernatural events, science-fiction or exotic fantasy worlds.Here are some… Continue reading Fantasy Films to Watch at Least Once

The Films of … The Wachowskis

A series about my favourite directors and their filmography. In the late 1990s there was a maverick pair of siblings that exploded on the cinema screen with Bound (1996).  There were Larry and Andy Wachowski.  And since then, they, combined have written and directed films that have been celebrated within the industry and audiences, and… Continue reading The Films of … The Wachowskis

The Rashomon Effect

Rashomon (1950) Rashomon (1950) is a spectacular film in my opinion. After the rape and murder of a bride and murder of her samurai husband, a bandit is on trial, and the events are recalled by all parties involved. The recollections, however, contradict each other, and the woodcutter who discovered the body knows more than… Continue reading The Rashomon Effect

10 Films to watch at Least Once …

Romance Romance films.  Its focus tends to be the passion, emotion, and intertwining involvement of the main characters and their journey.  A lot of people think that falling in love is like what they see in films.  Hollywood films make it seem adorable with its meet-cutes, and that love will conquer all.  And some films… Continue reading 10 Films to watch at Least Once …