Foreign Films

Of Gods and Men

DES HOMMES ET DES DIEUX:... Read more
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Drop

Based loosely on the life of Drop manga creator and live action film version director Hiroshi Shinanogawa. The story follow Hiroshi as he drops out of a private school in favor of a public one after he begins romanticizing the life of a troublemaker and joining a gang.... Read more
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I Saw The Devil

Soo-Hyun hangs up with his fiancé, unaware that in a few seconds she will be beaten unconscious and then murdered. His fiancé, the daughter of a retired police chief, is discovered later (some of her).... Read more
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The Beautiful Person (La Belle Personne)

 If The Beautiful Person (La Belle Personne) looks like a textbook artsy French film, that's because it is. There's lots of beautiful people (insert jokey rim shot here) staring off into the distance, unaffected and burning with the passion of youthful ennui all at once.... Read more
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Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2 finds Wing Chun Grandmaster Yip Kai-Man (Donnie Yen) in Hong Kong looking to open his own school, but he quickly finds that the structure for martial arts schools in Hong Kong are somewhat corrupt.... Read more
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Goemon

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Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Donnie Yen (Iron Monkey 1&2, Flash Point, Ipman 1&2) reprises his role as Chen Zhen in the theatrical continuation of the 1995 television series Fist of Fury.... Read more
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Mesrine, Part 2 Public Enemy #1

"Mesrine, pt 2: Public Enemy #1" is the continuation of Jacques Mesrine's, famous French gangster, history of crime and leisure. If you read my review of Mesrine: Killer Instinct, Part 1, then you know I absolutely LOVED the beginning of this man's story. The conclusion is no disappointment. ... Read more
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Soul Kitchen

Foreign films can be a tricky genre to tackle. And I don’t mean from the clichéd, American standpoint of “Subtitles suck.... Read more
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Sword of War

The film about an interesting historical figure, who tried to restore the Roman Empire by force, even married to a woman with interesting family background, and was challenged by a Milanese folk hero, is unfortunately told in an unexciting way. ... Read more
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