Archive for October, 2013

Man of Tai Chi

Man of Tai Chi

in American Movies

Keanu Reeves is probably one of the most intriguing figures in Hollywood. He’s been in a successful cult trilogy, The Matrix, in a pop-corn blockbuster, Point Break, in an acclaimed indie feature, My Own Private Idaho but also in quite a few duds – anybody remembers Chain Reaction? He’s also often panned by critics for his limited acting abilities but […]

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Blue Is The Warmest Color

Blue Is The Warmest Color

in French Movies

It would be a mistake to only remember Blue Is The Warmest Color for its sex scenes showing bodies closely, without taboo or shame. Those beautiful, extended sequences – one of them lasting 7 minutes – depict the passion between Adèle, a high school girl who likes literature and want to be a teacher and Emma, an art student who […]

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Only God Forgives Blu-ray

Only God Forgives Blu-ray

in Blu-Ray Reviews

The much-anticipated new film from Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD and streaming. Only God Forgives features once again Ryan Gosling in a tough guy role – this time in Hong-Kong – plus Kristin Scott Thomas who delivers here a memorable performance. The movie looks and sounds amazing and is presented here in 1080p with DTS-HD Master […]

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Drug War Blu-Ray

Drug War Blu-Ray

in Blu-Ray Reviews

With Drug War, Hong Kong director Johnny To offers another bloody tale involving gangsters and cops – this time, it focuses on a drug trafficker (Louis Koo) who is forced to cooperate with the police to help take a crime lord down. The film is presented with a 1080p transfer with a 5.1 Chinese track and English subtitles. When it comes […]

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