Jung Woo-sung. Jo In-sung. Ryu Jun-yeol. It’s hard to aim and miss with a bullet that is riding on the waves of these three audience-favourite names; and especially so when the shot is fired by Han Jae-rim, who both wrote and directed The King and who – following the success of his period drama The […]

I won’t deny it; I have been waiting for a Beauty and the Beast live-action film for a while now. When Bill Condon’s new work of the same title hit the big screen mid-March, I was as excited as a kid in a candy shop; especially so because I adore the 1991 Disney’s animated musical. […]

Kong. King Kong. The tale of the majestic ape has been brought to the big screen a few times already. The most memorable one – in my opinion – was and still is John Gullermin’s 1976 King Kong, starring the glorious Jessica Lange and Jeff Bridges. The film was the fifth highest grossing production of 1977 and […]

While the past two decades saw a continuous uprise of superhero movies and birthed new comic book-based film franchises that now keep on chugging out new films (Marvel has been especially high-yielding, producing several Marvel universe movies each year), the staleness that started to show on the face of this trend first received a breath […]

“They are really full characters who have everyday kind of problems” American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt says of the characters that lead her new film Certain Women. Played by Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Lily Gladstone respectively, these women are our window into an intriguing yet isolated life in the American North West. They’re […]

Formed in 1993 in Japan’s Nara Prefecture, YAMATO The Drummers of Japan have been storming the world without a break, giving over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. After 19 years since their last show in London’s West End, the group will be back in March to rock the audience’s socks off in the prestigious Sadler’s Wells. […]