Mini review – Human Lanterns

By the way, I am about to disappear to my parent's place in the country where there is no internet coverage so you wont be hearing from me for a week or 2. Whatever the festive season means to you, and however you choose to spend it, I hope that it, and the year following, brings you…

Mini review: Bichunmoo

Korean film written and directed by Kim Young-Jun. Broiling melodrama with gorgeous art direction. In my imagination the scriptwriters for this film had been reading lots of Barbara Cartland and the fight choreographers had been watching lots of Yuen Wu Ping. I must take care not to be too facetious – I did enjoy this…

Bruce Lee in Snake Island

Starring Bolo Yeung, Bruce Li and Chen Sing and directed by Kong Hung. I had heard about the Bruce Lee exploitation films and at last I got to see 1. It was dreadful. Bad enough to be quite funny. The filmmaker’s notions of what New Guinea and new Guineans look like particularly tickled me. Apparently…