The end of gender-based genres in film

I haven’t written a blog post in a long time.  This is what happens when you’re either a. too busy, b. too exhausted or c. so drained from extending your creativity elsewhere. There also has been a constant fear that there will come a point where you can’t think of anything to write, from another fear that it will either become a rant or an … Continue reading The end of gender-based genres in film

The Raid: Redemption – 5/5 stars

A good martial arts film nowadays is really hard to come by.  In order to be a good film in this genre, there needs to be a balance that can be deemed  almost mythical: good choreography, a decent story and impressive stunts.  After outings like Thai films Chocolate (2008) and Ong Bak (2003) that focus on kickboxing, and the recent news that Hong Kong Legend Jackie Chan was retiring … Continue reading The Raid: Redemption – 5/5 stars