• Book Review: Ask For The Moon by Meredith Lewis

    Feb 20, 2022

    Vasily Pugh offers up his opinions on Meredith Lewis’s ‘Ask For The Moon’, a book that examines the practices and works of the Shaw Brothers studios.

  • In Love With… Dubbing

    Oct 14, 2021

    Vasily Pugh reveals that he still has a soft spot for the English dubs used in the classic Hong Kong films from the past.

  • In Love With… Kim Won-Jin in ‘Operation Scorpio’

    Apr 20, 2021

    Vasily Pugh remembers the first time that he witnessed the impressive feats of actor Kim Won-Jin in ‘Operation Scorpio’.

  • Michelle vs. The Mary Sues

    Oct 7, 2020

    Vasily Pugh suffers through one of Hollywood’s most recent female-centric filmmaking efforts and can’t help but compare it with a Hong Kong classic from yesteryear.

  • Kiss My Converse

    Jun 2, 2020

    Vasily Pugh waxes lyrical about one of the true American martial arts cinematic gems from the 1980s – ‘The Last Dragon’.

  • Congratulations – you are now cool!

    Feb 23, 2020

    Vasily Pugh can’t help but twitch as he reads over the various announcements proclaiming that Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ has finally made Korea cool!