Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda)

Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda) Mexico (2014) Dir. Andres Clariond You know what they say about people with money - they might be able to buy a big house and flashy cars but they can’t buy class. It’s nice to have a healthy bank balance but being a decent human being should always be … Continue reading Hilda (Nunca he tenido una Hilda)

The Bold, The Corrupt, And The Beautiful (Xue guan yin)

The Bold, The Corrupt, And The Beautiful (Xue guan yin)   Taiwan (2017) Dir. Yang Ya-che Keep it in the family. That’s quite often a wise maxim to adhere to, especially for those with a criminal bent - after all, if you can’t trust your family, whom can you trust? Then again, I suppose it … Continue reading The Bold, The Corrupt, And The Beautiful (Xue guan yin)

Les visiteurs

Les visiteurs France (1993) Dir. Jean-Marie Poiré Time travel films are hard to get right, especially as pedantic nerds will be waiting to rip apart the disruption of the space-time continuum and the paradox of someone being in the same time zone with their modern or past counterparts. So, the best approach is to make … Continue reading Les visiteurs

Veteran (Beterang)

Veteran (Beterang) Korea (2015) Dir. Ryoo Seung-Wan Who would want to be on the police force in Korea? Not only do you often end up beaten within an inch of your life on a regular basis but also your superiors try to thwart your every move while well-connected criminals are able to bribe and manipulate … Continue reading Veteran (Beterang)

Shangri-La Part Two

Shangri-La Part Two (Episodes 13-24) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 284 minutes approx. Without pausing for breath we leap right back into the action from the exact point we left it at the end of the first volume of this post-apocalyptic sci-fi fantasy adventure, with our heroine Kuniko Hojo and he transsexual … Continue reading Shangri-La Part Two