Ilo Ilo (2013)

Ilo Ilo, as it turns out, means “Father, Mother, not at home”. Initially, I was taking time to think what language it was from and the only “Iloilo” i could find was the name of a city in Philippines, haha! Continue reading


Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Grave of the Fireflies is a Japanese animation film directed by Isao Takahata. I think this is my one of my first Japanese animation films (I do not watch movies haha). I have heard about this movie though, and I had the impression that it is a very sad film (it is).

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Infernal Affairs (2002)


Infernal Affairs, directed by Andre Lau and Alan Mak is a Hong Kong Action film of a police man who infiltrated a triad. On the filpside, a triad member has infiltrated the police.This film has won the Best Film title and seven other awards during the 22nd Hong Kong Film awards, beating Hero1In an interview, Alan Mak shared that Infernal Affairs was inspired by a movie he watched in 1998: Face/Off.

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