Out and About: Yunchul Kim – Dawns Mine Crystal

Dawns Mine Crystal is an exhibition on at the Korean Cultural Centre between now and November 3, 2018. I was invited to a preview of it. The title Dawns Mine Crystals a reference to the material world and its intersection with symbols and metaphors. It is well worth going to see, Mr Kim merges the […]

Out and about: Sicario 2: Soldado

I was a big fan of Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario. It conveyed the monotony and horror of the war on drugs really well. Taylor Sheridan crafted a taunt storyline, you had great actors in Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Donovan as Brolin’s foil. Alejandro Gillick as a character played really well to Benicio del Toro […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

I should have got this posted earlier but life got in the way. Things that made my day this week I had an amazing opportunity to see the V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here as a preview The local Unilever business in Hong Kong did their own version of a Dove advertising campaign. What’s interesting […]

Out and about: Chasing the Dragon

October has been amazing month of cinema releases for me. The last I am going to write about is Chasing The Dragon. Hong Kong cinema is considered to be in its death throws. There are small independent films of course, but its far from its hey day with production houses known around the world like Shaw […]

Out and about: The Villainess (Ak-Nyeo)

This month has been a vintage month for cinema in London where I managed to see The Villainess. The Villainess is a Korean film built around actress Kim Ok-bin. It is a vengeance film and there will be comparisons to the likes of Oldboy. There are also hints of Nikita and Kill Bill (which in […]