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So long as you use a knife, there’s some love left!

wings of kirin nihonbashi bridge tokyo japan abe hiroshi

Kings of the land and the sky we are; proud gryphons Elizabeth Munroe, Wingspan oh! … brief A dying man is found by a police officer beneath a statue of a winged gryphon on the Nihonbashi Bridge in Tokyo. The man later dies on arrival at the hospital. Meanwhile, at a nearby location, a young man discovered behaving suspiciously attempts to flee capture by the …

Sex, lies, and …. poison

Gold and Jade adorn the outside, but within all is dark and rotting Chinese saying oh! … flashback You cannot write about this film without writing about its writer and director, Zhang Yimou, a world-renowned Chinese film director, producer, actor and former cinematographer. He has won countless awards across the globe and received international acclaim for his amazing productions and following the directing of the …

The patriot and the white elephant war

suriyothai

 The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations who words of thanks will not be heard. Gaylord Nelson oh! … flashback A number of years ago, I watched this masterpiece directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol. The film portrayed the life (mostly invented rather than factual) of a historical figure in Thailand’s history – Queen Suriyothai. Before I get …