closer to heaven.
Okay, this is not a movie for the cynical. It's predictable as hell. But for this easily manipulated middle aged person, it was very well made. What makes a movie like this worth watching is whether or not you care about the characters. I did, but not only about the main characters, but the supporting ones.
The performances all round are terrific.
a chinese odyssey
case of Itaewon homicide
bodyguards and assassins.
tactical unit:no way out
This is the best of the series I've seen so far.
Excellent performances from Derek Tsang and Wu Li as two losers, and on whom the film mainly focuses.
Be warned you might need some tissues for this one.
quote from Roger Ebert
"“Carlos” exists in three formats. The theatrical version runs 165 minutes; there's a road-show version in two parts totaling 332 minutes. The full three-part miniseries, totaling 5:35"
i saw the 165 min version.
it's probably saying something profound, but to me, it's just entertaining nonsense.
rousing action movie. Although there are too many flying stunts. The biggest plus is that it has the incredible wei/vicky Zhao, who may just be my favourite actress, asian or otherwise.
Yes, i cried.
sugar and spice 6/10
does this count?
this man can't die.
plenty of action in this italian western,
high and low.
high suspense is the order of the in this classy adaption of an ed mcbain 87th precint novel.
Mifune is in excellent form, and dominates the first half of the movie.
I preferred the secnd half though, as we see the detectives search for the kidnapper of a child. This is not about a lone maverick, but shows a detective force working tgether. My favourite scene was where we see various detectives giving reports on their particular assignments.
finding mr destiny
very enjoyable. The leads have a nice chemistry.
the doll master
71:into the fire
The movie is relentless in it's depiction of war as hell. Saving private ryan raised the bar for realism in war movies, this if it didn't vault over it, took a good running jump at it.
I've watched a few Korean serial killer movies, and this was the first one that i wasn't that impressed by. In actual fact, the best bits were those between the main character and his daughter. That was very well done. But the main plot involving the serial killer didn't work for me. Yes it had some good moments, but the dialogue was pretty weak, it was too predictable. I think it's the weakest Korean movie I've seen. it's defefinetly not in the same league as The Chaser or Memories of Murder. Although I should probably remark on the fact that the good looking guy was the killer. so perhaps, that might be outside the norm. Yes, the lead actor wasn't your conventional handsome leading. Personally, that's one of the things i liked about the movie.
lost in love
there have been some great men against the odds films, and this is up there with the best of them.
Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
five is too many (korean)
a nice movie
one night in mongkok
nineteen (korean movie)
1 litre of tears
the legend of fong sai yuk
i found it confusing, but compelling, and with some chilling moments
that's more than enough