Movies

There are some things that I don’t really know how to describe. Like what it feels like to be another person. How do we make people understand what it’s like to live another life? Life experiences are made up of a plethora of memories: How the streets smell like, how the weather makes your skin […]

Fur

Caught FUR on dvd yesterday, and I got interested in Diane Arbus’ photography.. The movie’s a highly fictional portrayal of her life, and shows Diane (played by Nicole Kidman) and her relationship with and interest in “freaks”. She’s known for her photos of otherness, of outsiders; outcasts, of society she called freaks: giants, dwarfs, siamese […]

Potter magic

I caught Ms Potter today out of total impulse. And I don’t regret it at all. Not only was the movie great, I shared popcorn with this really nice lady from Sarawak who’s married to a Dutch guy and comes to Singapore once in a while for the entertainment. It’s funny cuz we were having […]

Curse of the Golden Flower

Caught this great movie by Zhang Yimou today, and I can’t understand why my friends all say it’s a laughable movie.. The acting was phenomenal (especially veterans Gong Li and Chow Yun Fatt), the costumes were really well done… Cinematography was excellent, the plot was scheming, the battle scenes could rival those in Lord of […]