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Blackhat (2015)

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Blackhat was directed by Michael Mann, and featured nice shootouts, exotic locales in Asia, and a gorgeous lead actress. Those are all some of my favorite things in movies. And Blackhat still managed… Continue reading

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Fallen Angels (1995)

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I bought a new computer! With it came a nice, 22-inch monitor. After having logged some hours playing Tomb Raider and Company of Heroes 2, I decided to give my monitor a test… Continue reading

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The Grandmaster (2013)

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While most movies are certainly watchable on a television, there are some that absolutely must be experienced on the big screen. Wong Kar-Wai’s The Grandmaster (一代宗師), of course, falls strongly into the latter… Continue reading

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5 of My Favorite Asian Actresses

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As I have demonstrated multiple times in this blog, I am a lover of Asian film. With that in mind, I wanted to take a second to show everyone some of Asia’s leading… Continue reading

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American Commando: Angel’s Blood Mission (1987)

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As per our annual tradition starting with The Incredibly Strange Creatures who Stopped Living and Became Mixed up Zombies!!?, in the days after Christmas, The Pop Culture Historian will pick a B-movie to… Continue reading

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Hard Boiled (1992)

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Hong Kong police officer “Tequila” Yuen’s (Chow Yun-Fat) partner gets killed while they attempt to raid an arms deal in a tea house. Having failed to nab the head honcho in the midst… Continue reading

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2046 (2004)

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We all have disappointments. Some cope with them better than others. Enter Chow (Tony Leung) as he moves into room 2046 in a hotel in director Wong Kar-Wai’s follow-up to his earlier In… Continue reading

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