Let’s have a look at this year’s screenplays at the Oscars.
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
The Deity Microphone V-Mic D4 Duo is a tiny mic that delivers a lot of punch.
It’s light, passive, and versatile to say the least.
This is one of those projects that was initiated by someone who asks if I can develop a story so he can help produce it but later turns out to be just another empty promise. I have met many of these people, and along the way, new ideas were spawned, money spent, time invested, and efforts made, but they disappear in thin air.
Not being in Malaysia for almost 15 years has its disadvantage; it takes time to identify trustworthy people, and sometimes people can be really convincing. “My company works very closely with XYZ, this will definitely work!” they often tell you.
But they are either not in the position to make decisions, or they are just fishing for new ideas.
Though like many film projects, what’s meant to be often are not to be. As storytellers, we should just focus on the story, and when all the stars are aligned properly, miracles will happen.
Some say it’s the pinnacle of Chinese Cinema, cheering for it while jeering at the other film festival across the Strait, but a dead silence among others, those who take a slightly different approach to the world of cinema indeed will have a different view, and their silence is deafening.Continue reading “2020 Golden Horse Award”
13 more days and counting down to the political drama at the White House. This has been my primary source of entertainment for the last 9 months — yes, life under lockdown is painful.
The Pandemic has given me a new revelation in how many of us make a living, mine especially. I live in Kuala Lumpur, but I have not derived a single cent of income in Malaysia for the last 14 years. Being lockdown in Malaysia has amplified this fact more than tenfold, and the feeling is painful.
Continue reading “Make Movies, Not Wars!”
於是在恐怖美學發揮到淋漓盡致，真實和虛幻在錢小豪一入屋村後便再也沒有離開的同時，《殭屍》更讓我看到導演在利用這香港獨有的 genre film 跟大家說這人世間錯綜複雜的關係故事。