You Can classify this film under the FILM NOIR category.

Or as an ART-HOUSE MOVIE.

Maybe … MURDER MYSTERY? … Singapore film director MIKAEL TEO has cleverly weaved a couple of “red herrings” (clues) to pique our selection.

“It is murder most foul”as the case is designed to be.

Now, guess who is the murderer?

  • A MIKAEL TEO FILM

  • An OH LUCKY ME FILMS PRODUCTION

  • Starring CARLA DUNAREANU + RICHARD HERRERA

 

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 A THOUGHT-PROVOKING FILM THAT KEEPS YOU GUESSING. Be warned EVIL lurks under the moon, surely.

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 WHO ON EARTH WOULD SELL FLOWERS IN THE MID OF NOWHERE? Go ask any wailing apparition.

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 “Surely not ANOTHER KILLING so soon?”

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“I KEEP ON LISTENING TO STRANGE NOISES INSIDE MY HEAD … ASKING ME TO COMMIT SELF-MURDER!”

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WHAT is this beautiful chick doing amid this macabre surrounding? SOMEONE WANTS TO SILENCE HER, dearie.

SELFIE. (The Plot)

A female psychologist (Audrey) and a gungho detective called James – are investigating a murder case, where nubile and attractive women are mysteriously stabbed by what the dubious audience dubs as the “Selfie Serial Killer”.

As Audrey delves deeper int0 the narcissistic psychosis of these victims, will she end up becoming an unwilling sub-conscious victim herself?

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THE 17th August PRESS MEETING after a delectable choice of Tum Yum Kung (prawns). Searching for red herrings in the spicy soup?

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Singapore Film Director MIKAEL TEO unravels “This film is crafted to entertain and scare audiences on an  emotional level.”

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“THE ONLY WAY we can be comparable with the likes of HOLLYWOOD is that we first work hard on one big idea and then tweak it to perfection.”

“SELFIE” is suspense-packed, the leads are gorgeous and the directing is one punchy pow-wow!”

Rating : 3.5 / 5

Local Distributor: GSC MOVIES

THIS SONG IS DEDICATED TO EVERYONE WHOM I HAVE LOVED IN THIS LIFE.

THIS SAD SONG IS ALL ABOUT A FORSAKEN LOVE. It could be YOURS.

You LOVE somebody so dearly.

Things just don’t work out, so you decide to END the RELATIONSHIP to ease the EMOTIONAL TURMOIL.

All of a sudden, wistful pangs of bitter-sweet MEMORIES of HAPPY DAYS spent together suddenly come rolling back again to jolt you.

And suddenly you are like a LARK taking flight ….  looking down at the scarred remnants you left, of a LOVE lost.

Posted by: koolcampus | August 16, 2015

LOVELY POODLE PUPPIES for SALE (2nd Litter) in MALAYSIA Only.


NICO SITTINGLOVELY POODLE PUPPIES for SALE (2nd Litter) in MALAYSIA Only.

THIS LOVABLE POODLE is OUR COMPANY’s MASCOT and is strictly NOT FOR SALE

Hi, everyone! My name is Howard Lim and I have my boss’ permission to advertise my lovely poodle pups on all of his sites. I  have 2 poodles left to sell in Malaysia, all have received their first vaccination, their tails docked, no MKA papers, and all are in the very pink of health. I can be reached at howardlim888@gmail.com.

My mobile contact 017-327 6157. (Please ask for HOWARD)

Send me a short email….. or call me if you are interested and I will reply in a jiff.

ONLY AVAILABLE to Malaysian buyers.

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 HERE’S a blistering portrayal of a BEAUTIFUL WOMAN who’s on an anonymous run and who finally muster the COURAGE to confront the DARKNESS of the WORLD that engulfs her.

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Adaline, through a supernatural consternation, has remained 29 for nearly a century. It’s great to be forever young. Right?

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This romantic fantasy film is specially designed to set female hearts aflutter. Do bring along your hankie just in case, as the narrative rolls on, you will feel a tug at your heartstrings. You might cry.

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“AM I IN LOVE THIS TIME?”

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In order to protects her identity, she bolts and lives a solitary existence until unexpectedly, the love she hungers for comes knocking and things start to go awry.

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HAPPILY EVER AFTER? or NOT?

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“I AM THIS PROFESSOR’S AGE ACTUALLY.”

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THE FAMILY RALLIES AROUND FOR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT.

“The AGE of ADALINE” (2015) Movie Review.

This romantic fantasy film is specially designed to set female hearts aflutter. Do bring along your hankie just in case, as the narrative rolls on, you will feel a tug at your heartstrings. You might cry.

It’s “all kinds of beautiful” in terms of lavish production values with an award winning performance from Blake Lively who brings applause to the lead character Adaline.

Adaline, through a supernatural consternation, has remained 29 for nearly a century. It’s great to be forever young. Right?

In order to protect her identity, she bolts and lives a solitary existence until unexpectedly, the love she hungers for comes knocking and things start to go awry.

The movie is about a woman who develops the uncanny ability to remain   forever young.

The film focuses on her, almost as a metaphorical character study, on how the major events and emotions of her life are affected by her condition.

Her daughter grows older than her. She avoids love for fear of death and loss. And, she’s always on the move.

There is a lingering fear in her that one day, the man in her dream shows up, and things will start to change.

 “The Age of Adaline” is fashionably directed by Lee Toland Krieger who has probably splurged a fortune to create the vintage fashionista look for the Adaline character. The end result is: she looks absolutely stunning.

The film stars Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew,Harrison Ford, and Ellen Burstyn.

Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) is seen purchasing fake IDs at an apartment in San Francisco. She goes home to her apartment where her dog greets her. During her 107 years of being alive, she has raised the same kind of dog over and over again. She notes that she is late for work at the downtown library’s office of archives.

While working, she opens a film reel and her life is explained. She was born on New Year’s Day in 1908, got married, had a child, and became a widow. One night, an unexplainable snow began to fall as she was driving to her parents’ house. She suffers a car accident/lightning strike combination that causes her to remain 29 years old forever. As her daughter Flemming grows older, it becomes apparent that Adaline is not aging. One day she is pulled over by a cop, who takes away her ID as it says she is in her late 40s.

One night, she is walking home when two FBI agents put her in a car and try to take her on an airplane. She escapes and decides she will spend her life running. She explains this to Flemming, and they have a heartfelt goodbye. At present day, she adds a cosigner to her bank account and has a flashback to when she opened the account. She had invested in Xerox, and it has paid off well. She is planning to leave soon to live in Oregon.

On New Year’s Eve, she enters the hotel to a party where she meets Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman). Sparks fly …..

You have to catch the movie for the nail-biting suspenseful finale.

 

Rating: 4 out of 5

Local Distributor: GSC MOVIES

 

 Loneliness can kill, is Brutally Overwhelming if prolonged.

Read hard into the lines of this popular vintage song “WE ARE ALL ALONE” and you will envision what loneliness can do to damage the unprepared soul:

“Outside the rain begins

And it may never end

So cry no more

On the shore, a dream

Will take us out to sea

Forever more, forever more

Close your eyes and dream

And you can be with me

‘Neath the waves

Through the caves of ours

Long forgotten now

We’re all alone,

we’re all alone ….”

LONELINESS is one big, ugly word. No one can escape from it.

It stabs you deep with a sinking feeling, bringing along a strange sense of  foreboding.

You can be oh-so-lonely, even in the midst of a swelling crowd.

You can certainly be lonely when no one understands you, much less want anything to do with you.

You can meet a special someone and suddenly this sense of loneliness assails you.

 It saps into you like a physical pain because you long to be with that person all the time. Yes, absence makes the heart grow fonder.

LONELINESS is a salient, crushing word.

It gnaws at your heart inciting a tinge of apparent hopelessness.

There’s only so much work you can do to paint a vivid landscape of abject loneliness.

A painter can dabble with a thousand hues.

A poet can put a special burn to the sunrise and the solitude.

But will all these effectively eradicate the illusion that we are not alone?

Every one gets lonely, now and then, for different reasons.

Some turn to friends, relatives or seek solace in prayers.

Whatever it can be, we just have to deal with the destructive power of loneliness. We are born alone and die alone.

Only divine friendships can see us through.

Mother Teresa had long advised us that the most terrible poverty is loneliness, the feeling of being unloved.

The eternal quest of a human being is to shatter his loneliness.

Sure, there are those who  put up walls not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break these wall down.

As the old song says, “WE ARE NOT ALONE.”

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 TRUE LOVE, by definition, is complex, multi-layered and what have you.

Didn’t Shakespeare teach us that the path of true love never will run smooth?

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“LOVE is ….” (2015) THAI MOVIE REVIEW. A Complicated Love Triangle.

TRUE LOVE, by definition, is complex, multi-layered and what have you.

Didn’t Shakespeare teach us that the path of true love never will run smooth?

Love in all its abstract structure, is also a many-splendored thing. Believe it.

It will come aknocking at your doorstep when you least expect it, and it is liken to a pandora’s box of surprises.

Strip away the outer wrapping, you may savor apparent sweetness that is both lyrical and passionate.

Upon probing further you may uncover a lost love that has gone awry, marred by nosy parental objections with their old fashioned values.

PLOT:

We have Ah Wei,  a pure bred Thai Chinese man.

And his best friend Kamol, a true-blue bohemian city dude.

Both suitors are charming, and both are clamoring for the affection of Ah Ching, a sweet teacher who lives in a Chinese Yunnan community within the Ma Salong Valley.

The villagers there are simple-minded.

During their spare time they revel in folk-dances, swaying to the tune of the late Taiwanese songstress Teresa Tang’s songs such as “The Moon Represents my Heart” or “The Darkening Skies tell us the Rain is Coming”.

The friendship of the two friends is tested when they start to woo Ah Ching.

Even Ah Wei, with  his selfish nature, is already engaged to be married to Siew Ping. The more wives the merrier, he thinks.

But Ah Ching chooses Kamol and here is where the sparks fly.

Prior to Kamol and Ah Ching`s engagement party, Kamol is unfortunately involved in a car accident and has completely lost his eyesight.

Ah Wei  takes the opportunity to muster his self -confidence so that he can win Ah Ching back.

But will this mindless merry-go-round really make Ah Wei happy?

Ah Wei finally begins to wonder if  all the consternation he created and left behind has jeopardized his friendship with all his loved ones.

“LOVE IS …” is a moving , well-crafted story of  a brotherly bond and the hapless emotions between two bosom buddies.

There is a metaphorical fine line that draws them together and the same line that rips them apart.

It’s worth a watch.

Rating: 4 out of 5

Local Distributor: GSC MOVIES

Posted by: koolcampus | May 20, 2015

LISTEN! CAN’T YOU HEAR THE MURMUR OF MY HEART?

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LISTEN!

Can you not hear the distant sound of the sea waves clashing strongly against the rocks, crying the lonesome murmurs of my heart?

(inspired by Sylvia Chang’s art house movie “Murmurs of the Heart.”)

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 THE SKY IS AN ANGRY ORANGE WITH GROWLING CLOUDS. Did you not hear the spirits howl?

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YOU DARE STEAL MY GOLD COIN? I CHALLENGE you to play THE GAME OF DEATH!

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THESE ARE NOSY KIDS lured by the get-rich scheme of deviously robbing the dead of their possessions.

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CAN you hear the BANSHEE wail? It signifies a BAD OMEN.

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The UNEARTHLY SILENCE of the GRAVEYARDS gives me the CREEPS.

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The SPIRITS claim yet ANOTHER VICTIM. It’s BLOODY!

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COME ON OUT! I am NOT AFRAID of YOU!

“GHOST COINS” THAI MOVIE REVIEW (2015) เกมส์ปลุกผี (鬼铜)

BE WARNED that this is a NASTY MOVIE, with its SENSELESS SPREAD of BUTCHERY AND GORE.

If blood is a subject matter that will keep you on edge, then don’t ever miss out on this film.

Basically the plot deals with karmic forces with demonic revenge returning a thousandfold, after teenage pranksters trap their bosom buddy in a graveyard, not after stealing a gold coin from the mouth of a corpse.

This group of teenagers are consumed by greed and pay no heed to deathly warnings.

A Thai belief instructs relatives to put coins in the mouths of the dead for the afterlife process.

But these stubborn teenagers even rob corpses’s money which are stuck in their lifeless mouths. The corpses are decaying and swarmed by maggots. Disgusting.

You bet revenge arrives swift and sweet, clamoring after the irresponsible culprits who are unaware they are toying with fire.

PLOT

Ton and Jack are two students who have a terrible devil-may-care reputation for producing  “just for fun” mindless video clips in which they challenge superstitious beliefs.

As their viral clips gain more views, they get bolder and increase the intensity of their pranks.

They deviously scheme to kidnap the unsuspecting Tor, Ton’s younger brother for jest, and bring him into a cemetery to avenge a wrong he’s done to Bee, a woman whom Jack is also in love with.

Ton and Jack carry out their plan.

They take Tor into the cemetery and handcuffed him to a corpse.

When the two practical jokers find a dried-up skeleton, they notice a shiny gold coin in its mouth.

Ton gets greedy and steals the gold coin – suddenly, the corpse stirs.

Ton is frightened and as he starts running, he sprains his ankle and collapses to the ground.

Tor is shocked and about to run away too, but at that moment Ton handcuffs his brother’s hand with his own.

Together, they flee for dear life as the vengeful ghost chase closes upon them.

It is sheer pandemonium for here.

Ton and Tor are forced to escape in the dark, as Jack and everyone run in different directions.

But what all of them will witness later is a real nightmare they’ll never forget – but only if they can leave the cemetery alive.

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    Horror

  • RUNNING TIME

    96 minutes

  • DIRECTOR

    Tiwa Moeithaisong

  • CAST

    Rhatha Phongam, Thanayong Wongtrakul, Hataichat Eurkittiroj, Namo Tonggumnerd.

        SYNOPSIS

There is a belief in Thailand which requires relatives to put coins inside the mouth of the deceased so that they can move on to the afterlife in wealth and  pomp. However, there is a group of reckless teenagers who keep stealing the gold coins from the deceased.

Consumed by their own greed, the teenagers then set out to steal from a millionaire’s corpse who had a mouthful of gold coins and their action somehow angers the dead man.

Later, the group of teenagers then encounter various horrifying situations as the spirits of the man returns to haunt them.

FOOTNOTE:

THE PROMOTIONAL PICTURES CONJURE GRUESOME SPOOKS.

None of these depicted scenes can be seen in the actual movie.

Has Thai bloody slaughter house films lost their luster?

You go guess!

RATING: 3 out of 5

LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR: GSC MOVIES 

Posted by: koolcampus | May 11, 2015

MY DOG, FOREVER MY BOSOM BUDDY,

ME and YOU and a Dog called NICO. Shall I say More?

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His name is NICO.

He’s my 1 Year-old pooch.

He has a cute pinkish nose.

“I am as sexy as BRAD ARMPIT,” he woofs.

I am sitting all ALONE on this LONG and LONELY road.

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NICO can squint his eyes to look ever-so-soulful.

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PEEKABOO, GUYS!

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I LOVE THE SUNSHINE !

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BEST WISHES for any forthcoming event, DEAR FRIENDS.

 HERE we are, Master and Pooch … ENJOYING THE CLOSENESS OF A DOGGONE JOLLY LIFE

 I love thinking, immersing myself in my chain of thoughts, therefore I am.

Rant, exploit, obsession, you name it.

I have been through them all, and still return in one piece.

Now, here’s a penny for your thoughts.

Try sitting in the middle of a long, lonely road and look far ahead.

The horizon seems limitless, unfathomable, so out-of-reach.

It’s like you are frantically stretching out your hands, trying to attain something, yet it fraudulently slips away.

It is only humane to put on that brave front,

And smile your warmest smile,

But here’s looking at  you, chum.

You can be lonesome, yes, life can be pretty lonesome for each and everyone of us.

There can be days when we have nobody to share our innermost thoughts and dreams with, not even with our closest pals.

Everyone’s  too selfishly wrapped up in his own cocoon of problems.

We are busy to “live in the moment” and appreciate the finer things in life that really matter.

Till, one day, the angel from above delivers an unexpected wake-up call.

Then, maybe – it might be too late?

TALK to your DOG.  He’s by your side.

Your DOG will never fail you.

He will listen, obey and agree with a woof and a wag.

Check this out.

Mine looks at me this morning, with wide quizzical eyes.

My pooch seems to implore, “I am DOG, master. You are MAN.”

So there’s this differentiation?

He is my friend, my partner, my defender, my DOG.

Is there a stark difference between MAN and DOG?

Both are living.

Both are breathing.

Except that MAN is the dominant master.

MAN calls the shots, shouts the command.

Aldo Kraas sums up the lot of a MAN when he laments in his poem:

“We are just a person with feelings,
And not an animal

Because we don’t think like an animal

And we don’t act the same way that an animal does.

We go out of our way to hurt others

Until they bleed …..

By telling them that we are always right

And they are always wrong.”

 

Humans are faced with all kinds of wars.

Political wars.  Religious wars.  Household wars.

We fight because we hate .

We rage because we love.

We bring stress to our minds, we bring hatred and misunderstanding to ourselves and to others, when a smile and a kind word would have worked wonders.

For the human, this is what we called LIFE.

What about the lot of an animal, the DOG?

Aaron Eckhart has his piece about Man’s best friend:

“I have a dog and sometimes I’ll be the littlest kid with my dog and marvel at his ears and his nose and how he looks at me. If he died, I’d bawl like a baby.”

Anyone who owns a canine pet couldn’t have agreed more.

One of the most loving and unconditional relationships you will ever have is with your dog.

Their sense of loyalty and devotion can be compared to no other.

In return for the companionship they provide, it is our responsibility to show them love and take care of them.

Like I say, I think, therefore I am.

Rant. Exploit. Obsession. Whatever.

It’s a doggone life.

And a jolly good one as that.

MOTHER AND SON REUNION

MOTHER DAY 2

MOTHER DAY

THIS MORNING I WOKE UP REFLECTING ABOUT MY MOTHER.

Oh heck, my mom died many years ago, after battling a long illness.
I loved my mom then, but I had taken her for granted.
I was a bad son but right until now, I still love her very much.

There’s nothing a mother would not do for her son.
Despite our myriad of arguments and irregardless of the rains and the storms, the happiness and the sorrows, I knew in the end, she would always be there rooting for me.

My mother never failed me, but I did.
I was ungrateful and uncaring, being the gawkish ingrate, I never knew how to express my feelings for her.
Today, I wish I could turn the clock backwards, if only ….

For those whose mothers are still around, please do this for me.

Go give her a hug, hold her tight and tell her that you love her very much.

There’s no greater love in this world than that of a mother for her child.

Let her know, lest one day when she’s no longer around, it’ll be far too late.

My mother had taught me how to forgive and when to let go.

If only I had known then.

Viva la, MOTHER!

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