April 11, 2019

Infernal Affairs

Infernal Affairs is a plotty movie, and I don’t like plotty movies. And since it’s a modern-day story about triads and cops, I figured there’d be […]
April 11, 2019

Last Life in the Universe

I feel a little silly trying to write about Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s Last Life in the Universe. This is not the kind of movie you try to […]
April 11, 2019

Return to the 36th Chamber

All sequels should take a cue from Return To The 36th Chamber. In the action and martial arts genres, there is the disturbing trend of giving […]
April 11, 2019

36th Chamber of Shaolin, The

I suppose if I had to recommend only one movie as an introduction to the Chinese martial arts genre, it would have to be The 36th […]