Out and about: Chasing the Dragon

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 … Read moreOut and about: Chasing the Dragon

Out and about: The Villainess (Ak-Nyeo)

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreOut and about: The Villainess (Ak-Nyeo)

Out and about: Blade Runner 2049

Reading Time: 2 minutes *** No plot spoilers*** Where do you start when talking about Blade Runner 2049 – the most hyped film of the year? Blade Runner 2049 starts up some 20 years after the original film. It captures the visuals of the original film, moving it onwards.  The plot has a series of recursive sweeps that tightly … Read moreOut and about: Blade Runner 2049

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Reading Time: 1 minute WeChat consumer perspective  by Chinese video blogger Vivienne Wei. Vivienne put together this great video about how WeChat is the Swiss Army knife of apps in China. Check it out Carl Jr is a casual eating restaurant chain in the US. It is owned by the same people who won Hardee’s. Carl Jr is known … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Takeaways: In2 Innovation Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes I got invited to The Holmes Report‘s innovation summit. This happened earlier in the day than The Sabre EMEA awards.  Here were my takeouts in no particular order:   Brad Staples presentation on reputation in a fake news environment gave me deja vu. It reminded me of corporate communications thinking when social media came to … Read moreTakeaways: In2 Innovation Summit