Melodrama Category Archives

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell! Edna St. Vincent Millay oh! … brief Fang Zhancheng loses everything in a tragic accident on the way to his wedding photo shoot – his fiancée, Liang Luo Han, doesn’t survive and he …

Okja

Okja is a provocative rumination on the cruelty of American capitalism, on all the atrocity we’ll tolerate for the sake of a good burger or maybe a new iPhone Jon Ronson oh! … background An immediate warning to potential viewers, this film is not targeted towards a young audience, although its story is very important and one that should be shared with your children, but, perhaps …

They act like animals, but, animals don’t know sin, do they?

Survival was her only hope, success her only revenge Helen Bobat oh! … background Loosely based on historical figures of the newly formed Joseon dynasty, this film depicts the downfall of a fictional general loyal to King Taejo. King Taejo was known as Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 1408) was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398. …

The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier, not the dagger of the assassin!

The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin’s bullet, or, it can be the lotion of the heart Norman Parkinson oh! … background The Assassin is loosely based on “Niè Yǐnniáng” is a short story written in Classical Chinese by Pei Xing, a core text in Chinese swordsmanship and wuxia fiction. Pei Zing was a Chinese writer who lived during the Tang Dynasty. The story is set in …

The Four III (2014)

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The power to investigate is a great public trust  Emanuel Celler oh! … background The Four is the first piece of a film trilogy adapted from the novel series Sì Dà Míng Bǔ (The Four Great Constables) by Woon Swee Oan which had also been previously adapted as a television series. The second piece, The Four II and the third, The Four III followed in 2013 …

The Four II (2013)

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Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate  Marcus Aurelias oh! … background The Four is the first piece of a film trilogy adapted from the novel series Sì Dà Míng Bǔ (The Four Great Constables) by Woon Swee Oan which had also been previously adapted as a television series. The second piece, The Four II and the third, The Four …

The Four (2012)

Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game. Blake Edwards oh! … background The Four is the first piece of a film trilogy adapted from the novel series Sì Dà Míng Bǔ (The Four Great Constables) by Woon Swee Oan which had also been previously adapted as a television series. The second piece, The …