Dee’s Asian Treasures: Mercenaries from Hong Kong (1982)
Welcome to a new chapter of my series “Dee’s Asian Treasures”. Mercenaries from Hong Kong (Lie mo zhe) (1982) Directed by Jing Wong Mercenaries from Hong Kong is one of the Shaw Bros.’ first forays into modern action movie fare, a movie that should serve as a template of... Read more
Dee’s Asian Treasures: Watari, the Ninja Boy (1966)
Welcome to a new chapter of my series “Dee’s Asian Treasures”. Watari, the Ninja Boy (Daininjutsu eiga Watari) (1966) Directed by Sadao Funatoko Today I will again tackle a movie about Ninjas. But Watari, the Ninja Boy is quite a different beast than “Ninja Hunter”, or any other ninja... Read more
Horror on TV: Bates Motel
Part 1: The movie adaptations – Chapter 2 or “How I stopped worrying and started loving the prequel – Part Deux” This article marks the second entry into an irregular series of articles, “Horror on TV”, that was originally planned for the now defunct site “talkbacker.com”,that was intended to... Read more
Dee’s Asian Treasures: Ninja Hunter (1987)
This is the newest chapter of my series, which is dedicated to the exploration of the depths of Asian cinema. Ninja Hunter (Ren zhe da jue dou) (1987) directed by Kuo-Ren Wu *Note: This film is best to be enjoyed in the dubbed English version.* Ninjas. Ninjas! It took... Read more
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Review
“Edge of Tomorrow” (2014) Directed by Doug Liman Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson The near future: The Earth is at war with aliens, who invaded our planet via a meteor that crashed into the heart of Europe. Soon the old continent is lost, as the... Read more
Dee’s Asian Treasures: My Secret Garden (1997)
This is the third chapter of my series “Dee’s Asian Treasures”. Take my hand and follow me into the world of Asian cinema. My Secret Cache aka My Secret Garden (Himitsu no hanazono) (1997) directed by Shinobu Yaguchi Today, I will spare you the sleaze. After two consecutive excursions... Read more
Dee’s Asian Treasures: Devil Fetus (1983)
Welcome to the second chapter of my series, in which I will take you on a journey through the depths of Asian cinema. Devil Fetus (Mo Tai)  from 1983 directed by Hung-Chuen Lau Devil Fetus is another almost otherworldly weird effort of the Hong Kong horror film industry. It’s... Read more
Horror on TV: Hannibal (2013)
Part 1: The movie adaptations or “How I stopped worrying and started loving the prequel” This article originally marked the beginning of a planned series, “Horror on TV” on the now defunct site “talkbacker.com” for which I intended take a closer look at the recent surge of horror series... Read more
Dee celebrates Black History Month: Laurence Fishburne
This article was originally published to celebrate the “Black History Month” of 2013. Laurence Fishburne is one of those actors that mostly relies on his charisma. That doesn’t mean that he is not a good actor, because he is a very good one, but his magnetic presence, supported by... Read more
Dee’s Asian Treasures: Sex Beyond The Grave (1984)
This is the start of an irregular series of mine, where I will delve into the depths of Asian cinema, that has so many sights to offer. In the following article, I will introduce you to an example of a sub-subgenre of Hong Kong horror films, the “sexually charged... Read more
In Defense of Dracula: Frank Langella in Dracula ’79
The following article was intended as the start of a series of articles, each of which was to be  written by a different author and devoted to a different actor who played Dracula in a movie. It was originally published on the (now defunct) site “talkbacker.com”. “In defense of... Read more