Films

Brother of the Year (2018)

Director: Witthaya Thongyooyong (as Vithaya Thongyuyong)
Stars: Sunny Suwanmethanont, Urassaya Sperbund, Nichkhu

Jane lives with her brother Chut with her being the only one doing everything around the house. But Chut will need to learn to take care of himself when Jane is about to get married and move to Japan.

★★☆☆☆

I feel scammed after seeing this. It was packaged as a comedy in its trailer, but no, it is a long, dragging drama about siblings, with a mediocre older brothers’ (somehow irrational) issues toward his smart and achiever little sister. Even Nickhun is not enough as a saving grace.

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Films

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Director: Bryan Singer
Stars: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello

The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).

★★★✮☆

Films

Birdshot (2016)

Director: Mikhail Red
Writers: Mikhail Red, Rae Red (screenplay by)
Stars: Arnold Reyes, Mary Joy Apostol, John Arcilla

A story of a young Filipina farm girl who wanders into the boundaries of a Philippine reservation forest. Deep within the reservation, she mistakenly shoots and kills a critically endangered and protected Philippine Eagle. As the local authorities begin a manhunt to track down the poacher of a national bird, their investigation leads them to an even more horrific discovery.

★★★✮☆

Harrowing. So good.