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  • Hook
  • Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Castle in the Sky

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  • Boiling Point

    ★★★★½

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★

  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

    ★★½

  • Cocktail

    ★★★

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  • Boiling Point

    Boiling Point

    Directed and co-written by Philip Barantini, Boiling Point is Hell's Kitchen on steroids as one restaurant owner & head chef, Andy experiences the most unexpected night of service of his career in this eclectic - yet raw and unbelievably engrossing & unflinching drama, thanks to the engaging characters and stimulative direction.

    Andy arrives one evening on a busy shift, sleepless and fraught and discovers his ex-boss & celebrity chef, Alistair has booked a table at his eatery. As the customers fill up and…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    *watched on BBC1*

    A seasoned musician in Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers a struggling artist, Ally (Lady Gaga - real name Stefani Germanotta) who is making a living as a waitress in a run-down restaurant, whilst also doubling up as a club singer at night; eventually he falls in love with her. With his help, Ally follows her big dream in becoming an aspiring singer.

    Lead performances aside, Bradley Cooper's take on A Star Is Born (and the fourth one…

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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    if this film didn't have 'Asians' in the title but something else, had a White cast and Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, these so-called critics raving about this film would be saying this is predictable, cliched and throwaway. So, what's the difference? Why just because it has an Asian cast, should it be exempt from any form of criticism and flaws that it has?

    Yes I am Asian, but I am not a huge admirer of most…

  • Hard Target

    Hard Target

    ★★★★★

    Hong Kong director John Woo made his mark back in his native country with hits such as The Killer and Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat back in the late 1980s. It wasn't long until he arrived in Hollywood that he unleashed his brand of Western-based high -octane violence and heavy-handed gunplay to the masses. 1993's Hard Target was Woo's U.S debut and his first film that starred predominantly Western-based actors. The character of Chance was originally going to be played…