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  • Intersection

    Intersection

    ½

    Originally adapted from the 1970s French film & novel, Les Choses de la Vie (The Things In Life), Intersection is a U.S remake set in Vancouver, Canada; architect Vincent Eastman is married to his wife, Sally and they have a child, but who is also having an affair with another woman, a magazine writer. He is tormented by the struggle of choosing between the two.

    Of note, Jennifer Morrison, who went on to star in the Fox hit medical drama, House…

  • Some Kind of Wonderful

    Some Kind of Wonderful

    ★★★

    Back in 1987, John Hughes, who had previously helmed the likes of The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink, took another crack at the so-called popular teen falling in love with the misfit/underdog in Some Kind of Wonderful: a film in which over 30 years on, has become part of the teenage canon, despite being derided as a gender swap version of Pretty In Pink and with the same director at the helm, Howard Deutch.

    A love triangle develops between…

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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    if this film didn't have 'Asians' in the title but something else, had a White cast and Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, these so-called critics raving about this film would be saying this is predictable, cliched and throwaway. So, what's the difference? Why just because it has an Asian cast, should it be exempt from any form of criticism and flaws that it has?

    Yes I am Asian, but I am not a huge admirer of most…

  • Hard Target

    Hard Target

    ★★★★★

    Hong Kong director John Woo made his mark back in his native country with hits such as The Killer and Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat back in the late 1980s. It wasn't long until he arrived in Hollywood that he unleashed his brand of Western-based high -octane violence and heavy-handed gunplay to the masses. 1993's Hard Target was Woo's U.S debut and his first film that starred predominantly Western-based actors. The character of Chance was originally going to be played…