Archive for the ‘film reviews’ Category

SHANGHAI now playing in BKK

July 28, 2010

I saw SHANGHAI.  I liked it.  A real story for a change and it looks fantastic.  So beautiful and big and realistic.  Tell your friends that it was shot in Thailand and not in China.

SHANGHAI MOVIE TRAILER (Chinese Version)

June 1, 2010

Here is a Chinese subtitled trailer for SHANGHAI the thriller whose story is based in WWII era China but it was actually shot in Thailand. Produced by the The Weinstein Company and directed by Mikael Hafstrom. It boasts and amazing cast including, John Cusack, Chow Yun-Fat, Ken Watanabe and the beautiful Gong Li. Thai production […]

HIT GIRL

April 17, 2010

Just saw HIT GIRL, a movie that left me with a lot of questions like:  WTF did I just see?  Who did they make this movie for?  The stars are kids but you have to be 18 years of age or older to see it?  Is Western civilization descending into a Dark Age?  Why am […]

Wonderful site.

March 11, 2010

Here is a great site about the art of the title sequence the their creators. http://www.artofthetitle.com/

Avatar

January 4, 2010

I finally saw Avatar in Imax 3D.  Henri Rousseau would have loved it but I’m tired of this worn out theme.  I’ve seen this story before; Dances With Wolves, The Last Samuri, Soldier, Pocahontas, District 9, etc.  I’m tired of being preached to. It was too violent and too long However, it really was beautiful!!! […]

Hit Girl

December 25, 2009

I’ve been a fan of Nicolas Cage ever since I worked with him on his first movie VALLEY GIRL.  I was the Key Grip, just out of film school, and he had not yet changed his name.  I have a 13 year old daughter and while I was watching the trailer to KICK ASS I […]