Crazy Rich Asians Review – Enjoyable Romcom With A Difference (Rating: 8/10)

This month has been unusually good for Asian representation in widely seen movies. Searching reached number two in the US box office featuring an East Asian father looking for his missing daughter through her online activity. What nabbed the number one spot, though, was Crazy Rich Asians, which features an entirely Asian lead cast, is set mostly in Singapore, and focuses on Chinese identity from the perspective of … Continue reading Crazy Rich Asians Review – Enjoyable Romcom With A Difference (Rating: 8/10)

A Simple Favor Review – Stylish Mystery With Echoes Of Noir (Rating: 8/10)

Though I’ve watched some of Paul Feig’s other movies, I wouldn’t necessarily consider myself a fan of his. While I appreciate the female-lead humour in most of his body of work, and the sincerity he promotes in his protagonists, I never felt anything more than a vague fondness for what he has done so far. This has changed with A Simple Favor, a stunning thriller than … Continue reading A Simple Favor Review – Stylish Mystery With Echoes Of Noir (Rating: 8/10)

The Festival Review – Disgusting Yet Oddly Warming Froth (Rating: 7/10)

Against my better judgement, I have a soft spot for The Inbetweeners. The ultimate show for watching with the sound turned down after your parents have gone to bed when you’re too young to understand half of it, it remains a wealthy source of sayings for British teenagers and young adults. After the alright-ish second film was released, it seemed unlikely that any more movies or … Continue reading The Festival Review – Disgusting Yet Oddly Warming Froth (Rating: 7/10)