in a So Ji-sub state of mind

After MASTER’S SUN, I need more doses of So Ji-sub. But SORRY I LOVE YOU is out of the question. I don’t like melo-angst. So I checked out SJS’ other works. It brought me to ROUGH CUT and despite the fact that this was directed by Kim Ki-duk, whose THE ISLE traumatized me so much…

dream cast for CRAZY RICH ASIANS

Okay, let’s play producer. I have just finished reading CRAZY RICH ASIANS. It was for the most part a fun read with its tongue-in-cheek commentary on the lifestyles of the rich and richer in this side of the world, though I have beef on the ending. It gives the impression that Kevin Kwan is going…

take that Kato, Lee Hom gets his own Hollywood debut

And not just one Hollywood movie, but two. Okay, I know it’s inevitable to compare Jay Chou and Wang Lee Hom. They’re both Taiwanese superstars, singers, songwriters, actors and directors. I like them both though I have to admit that I like Jay more as a singer/songwriter and Lee Hom as an actor. And yes,…

movie: Sophie’s Revenge

All the time I was watching Sophie’s Revenge (2009), I kept wondering why Zhang Ziyi decided to invest in this film. Either she has money to burn or she believed in the project. Or both. I can imagine Sophie’s Revenge looking good on paper. As a novel or a comic book, it would have been…