I have been writing essays for the past month so I haven’t really had the time to write reviews or go to the cinema. While this may sound like I am making excuses for lack of regular uploads, which is something that I have never done (both excuses and regular content), this is important as... Continue Reading →


Synopsis In typical Bollywood fashion Dabangg, directed by Abhinav Kashyap and staring Salman Khan, covers a variety of different plots; including romance, crime, revenge and comedy. However the main plot revolves around a police officer Chulbul Pandey (Khan) and his family including his step brother Makhanchan (Makkhi). Chulbul makes an enemy of a corrupt politician... Continue Reading →

In The Mood For Love

Synopsis In the Mood for Love directed by Wong Kar-wai revolves around Chow Mo-Wan (played by Tony Leung) and Su Li-zhen (played by Maggie Cheung), two people who move into separate apartments in the same building on the same day with their respective partners. However both Chow and Su begin to suspect that their spouses... Continue Reading →

Farewell, My Concubine

Synopsis Farewell, My Concubine follows the lives of two Beijing Opera Actors, Cheng Dieyi and Duan Xialou, who perform the leads in an Opera of the same name. Starting with the two as children being trained in the 1920s through the Japanese invasion during World War Two, finally the rise of communism in China and... Continue Reading →

Hard Boiled

Synopsis Hard Boiled directed by John Woo is a Hong Kong crime action film revolving around Tequila Yuen (Played by Chow Yun-fat) and Undercover cop Alan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai). After a series of misunderstandings and near misses, when Tequila is unaware of Alans undercover status. The pair are tasked with taking down a criminal gang... Continue Reading →

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