Happiness (Hang wan si ngo)

Happiness (Hang wan si ngo) Hong Kong (2016) Dir. Andy Lo You can never predict where friendships will develop but that is one of the joys of life. It has long been demonstrable that age, gender, and social status have little effect on people getting along - it is the result these bonds produce that … Continue reading Happiness (Hang wan si ngo)

Because I Love You (Saranghagi Ttaemoone)

Because I Love You (Saranghagi Ttaemoone) Korea (2017) Dir. Joo Ji-hong When legendary rock group KISS were asked if they copied Alice Cooper’s stage make-up, they responded by saying since it worked so well with one guy it would be great with four. Presumably, Joo Ji-hong felt the same way when he decided to expand … Continue reading Because I Love You (Saranghagi Ttaemoone)

High Heels (Tacones lejanos)

High Heels (Tacones lejanos) Spain (1991) Dir. Pedro Almodóvar Mostly in films about fractured relationships, it is a woman getting in between two men - but this is an Almodóvar film so naturally this situation is inverted, AND the two women in question just happen to be mother and daughter, which is just the tip … Continue reading High Heels (Tacones lejanos)