HKIFF45 to Showcase Ten Pioneering Restored Classics

The 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF45) will present ten restored Chinese-language classics to celebrate the filmmakers’ creativity that remains influential to this day. Spanning from the silent era to Hong Kong’s New Wave, this selection represents a cross-section of some of the most iconic work by generations of forward-thinking Chinese filmmakers who were neverContinue reading “HKIFF45 to Showcase Ten Pioneering Restored Classics”

The Hong Kong Film Festival 2021

The Hong Kong International Film Festival today confirms the return of multi-talented actor Aaron KWOK as its ambassador for the third consecutive year and unveils a new key art to mark its 45th anniversary. Scheduled between 1 and 12 April for 12 days, HKIFF45 will be the first hybrid edition in the festival’s history, featuring screeningsContinue reading “The Hong Kong Film Festival 2021”

Death on the Nile – Agatha Christie Returns…

The updated version of “Death on the Nile” has returned with Kenneth Branagh again playing the lead role of the beloved fictional character, Hercule Poirot. This classic tale remains one of mystery, suspense and intrigue. The film is also an update on the 1978 version of this longstanding story.

You Must Watch…..”WELCOME” – A Film About both Hope and Desperation

“WELCOME” is an award winning French film dealing with the tough issues of refugees and migration in the Northern port city of Calais, France. “Welcome” presents the lives of desperate people in seemingly desperate circumstances. The film, directed by Philippe Lioret focuses on Bilal (Firat Ayverdi), a young Kurd, who, having failed to cross theContinue reading “You Must Watch…..”WELCOME” – A Film About both Hope and Desperation”

You Must Watch…..Babel – A Truly Global Film

“Babel” is one of the truly most “international” films ever-made and tells of a truly multi-layered and complex story set across several continents and cultures. Babel was directed by auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu with a global cast from all around the world including Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett (Morocco story), Gael Garcia Bernal and AdrianaContinue reading “You Must Watch…..Babel – A Truly Global Film”

You Must Watch……The Outlaw King

For those who love history, you may want to watch “The Outlaw King”, which serves to be an unofficial follow up to ‘Braveheart’ which starred Mel Gibson. The aforementioned film, ‘The Outlaw King’ follows the story of Robert the Bruce (Chris Pine) as the real life character initially wrestles with his morality and conscience, afterContinue reading “You Must Watch……The Outlaw King”

FIFA – RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP FILM – FREE FOR ALL

FIFA have a history of working in collaboration with documentary makers to produce their ‘Official’ films and have recently released their Russia 2018 film for ‘free’ online on YouTube for everyone to view. The 2018 tournament was a incredible action packed spectacle and with so many people missing out on ‘live’ sport, it is aContinue reading “FIFA – RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP FILM – FREE FOR ALL”

Cobra Kai – 80s’s Nostalgia Blasts Back onto the Screen with the ‘Karate Kid’ TV Update

Some films are best left to their own devices and left to the passage of history and sometimes, the story should continue even in the form of a online TV show. Against the odds, some of the shows are incredibly well done and deserve greater recognition. This is the premise of “Cobra Kai”, which isContinue reading “Cobra Kai – 80s’s Nostalgia Blasts Back onto the Screen with the ‘Karate Kid’ TV Update”