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Iffr: Au revoir l’été (2014) review
12 April 2014 2:42 AM, PDT
Iffr: Au revoir l'été (2014) review Plot76% Acting78% Directing77%Light and warm atmosphereInteresting charactersSlow pace might not be for everyone77%Overall ScoreReader Rating: (1 Vote)61%
I know what you are probably thinking: what does a French movie do here on Asian Movie Pulse? Well, it is actually a Japanese movie from which the international title is French. Inspired by French cinema, director Koji Fukada’s newest film takes place during a hot summer vacation with the plot focusing on characters that have to decide about the next step in their lives. Literally translated, Au revoir l’été means “goodbye summer”, which can be explained as the film deals with having to say goodbye to your life as it is at a certain time because of new changes that are waiting.
The story follows quite a few characters, but the main character is a high school girl named Sakuko (Nikaido Fumi) who is »
The Tony Jaa Interview By Justyn (King Of Kung Fu)
7 April 2014 5:51 PM, PDT
Tony Jaa is one of the most talked about Action stars in the world, with his ground-breaking action and stunt work, he will certainly be around for a long, long time. The first time i seen Tony in Ong Bak, i could not believe what i was seeing, just incredible stuff i had not seen since the first time i watched Jackie Chan in Police Story. Hard hitting fight scenes, excellent stunt work, incredible flexibility, and just had a fresh approach of Martial Arts movie making.
Apart from starring in movies, Tony has also been stunt work in Mortal Kombat Annihilation for the character Liu Kang (Robin Shou). I recently heard he also doubled Sammo Hung, when he did a commercial which required him to somersault onto the elephant’s back.
Over recent years, Tony Jaa has proved to the world what he can deliver on »