movie: The Flowers of War

“Don’t do anything foolish. So many people have died. Even hell is full. Why should you add to the crowd?” – Mo Zhang Yimou, why did you do something foolish and made The Flowers of War? As a cinematic work, The Flowers of War is visually very appealing. But the story, at best, is contrived…

only Johnny can make Arashi

With deep apologies to Joyce Kilmer. I thought that I shall never see idols as dorky as Arashi Idols that are not scared to bare their dorkiness without a care Idols that look so baka onstage as if they’ve escaped from the cage Idols that may in dramas wear dashing suits and coiffed hair In…