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2020: Ranked

17 films

I've been slacking watching films from this year as opposed to the last two, to put it mildly.

Gee, I…

  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • Spring in a Small Town
  • Raining in the Mountain
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Pickpocket

Two Friends' Occasional Watches - SEA Edition

72 films

Exploring the far flung reaches of Asian cinema with my good friend Jord.

  • Spider-Man 2
  • Superman Returns
  • Transformers
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Every Film I've Seen in Theaters

173 films

In my short 18 years of life, I have been to the cinema quite a lot, if I do say…

  • Center Stage
  • Rouge
  • Love Unto Wastes
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
  • Turning Red
  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

2022: Ranked

5 films

  • Godfather from Canton
  • Black Magic 2
  • Temptress of a Thousand Faces
  • The Dragon Creek
  • The Singing Thief
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Dune
  • Anita
  • Annette
  • Godzilla vs. Kong

2021: Ranked

26 films

Who the hell knows what's gonna happen this year.

  • The Love Eterne
  • Love on Delivery
  • Hong Kong Godfather
  • The Water Margin
  • The Mermaid

The Shaw Brothers Ranked: It's Not Just Martial Arts Films

88 films

This is a list of Shaw Brother films that I have watched. One thing that one may notice is that…

  • Live from the Space Stage: A HALYX Story
  • Major Fraud
  • The Love of Money
  • The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story
  • Singapore Cinema: Between Takes
  • Green Snake
  • Once Upon a Time in China
  • The Butterfly Murders
  • Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain
  • Swordsman
  • Legend of the Mountain
  • Raining in the Mountain
  • Dragon Inn
  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • Come Drink with Me

King Hu: Ranked

8 films

King Hu is undoubtedly the best director to have come out of the Shaw Brothers Studio, and I am so…

  • Kids Return
  • Sonatine
  • Fireworks

Takeshi Kitano: Ranked

3 films

How does one man do so many things so well? Kitano might be one of the best living examples of…