Best Films of 2017

Time for my annual movie round-up. In my humble opinion, 2017 was not a good year for great films. In fact, I can only come up with a top 10 that totally blew my mind. Before launching into the list I just want to remind one and all that it is just that, a list. […]

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Chasing the Dragon (2017)

When I learned that Wong Jing is the writer-director of Chasing the Dragon, I feared the worst. Seriously, his filmography is pretty splotchy, mostly filled with disposable contrived movies that you won’t remember much the moment you walk out of the cinema. But my fears were unfounded, Wong Jing has pulled a rabbit out of […]

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Eye in the Sky (2016)

Never tell a soldier that he does not know the cost of war. – Lt. General Frank Benson (Alan Rickman) This is a white-knuckled heart-parked-in-your-mouth “tick tock” suspense thriller. Hardly an ounce of fats lined a lean and mean explosive storyline, and this one is going to hit the “career reset” button for Gavin Hood […]

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