Films

American Hustle (2013)

Director: David O. Russell
Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.

★★★☆☆

Probably my life quote
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Films

The Witness (2015)

Wo shi zheng ren (original title)

Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
Writers: Xiaobai Gu, Andy Yoon
Stars: Yang Mi, Lu Han, Wang Jingchun

After escaping an abduction attempt, a blind woman and the young man who witnessed the crime aid the police in trying to identify the man responsible.

★★★☆☆

Films

The Bling Ring (2013)

Director: Sofia Coppola
Writers: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales (based on the Vanity Fair article “The Suspect Wore Louboutins” by)
Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

★★✮☆☆

I was just curios, because you know, it’s from real life events in Hollywood.

Films

22 Jump Street (2014)

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Stars: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

★☆☆☆☆

I ran out of Korean dramas to watch and I thought this movie would make me laugh. I was wrong. Ang chaka nito. Di ko rin alam kung pa’no ko natapos.

Films

Windstruck (2004)

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Nae yeojachingureul sogae habnida (Let Me Introduce (You to) My Girlfriend) (original title) 

Director: Jae-young Kwak
Writer: Jae-young Kwak
Stars: Ji-hyun Jun, Hyuk Jang, Su-ro Kim

The heart-warming romance story between Kyungjin and Myungwoo. Even though he has passed away, he will be always with Kyungwoo forever.

★★★✮☆

I’ve forgotten how this story goes. I’m also not sure if I also cried the first time I saw it. Kung gusto mo ng masakit sa puso, ito yun.

Films

The Thieves (2012)

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Dodookdeul (original title)

Director: Dong-hoon Choi (as Choi Dong Hoon)
Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Jung-jae Lee, Hye-su Kim

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye’s old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score. The thieves’ target is a $20 million diamond known as ‘Tear of the Sun’, kept safely away in a casino, brought there to be sold by a notorious Chinese fence. While working together to steal this fabled diamond, they all have their own agenda to keep the diamond for themselves. But who will succeed and live to see another day?

★★★☆☆