Phil Jeng Kane

Phil has written for magazines, corporate videos, online ads, and even an app. He writes with one eye on the future, one eye on the past and a third eye on the Lotto numbers. His social bits are here.  

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Iron Sky Review

The Nazis set up a secret base on the Moon in 1945 where they hide out planning to return to power.  In 2018, the United States sends two astronauts there to search for deposits of the energy source Helium 3.  Their presence is discovered by the Moon Nazis. They capture one of the astronauts and decide to move faster on their plans for world domination. There are many kinds of movie Nazis. The two...

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Delicacy Review

A French woman mourning the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker. DELICACY (La Délicatesse) follows the story of Nathalie (Tatou) from her happily married state through to the first stages of her widowhood. This may suggest a certain path to the drama, but these moments are artfully chosen. In the hands of other filmmakers this could have been could be predictab...

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Wish You Were Here Review

Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and Alice return home desperate for answers about Jeremy’s mysterious disappearance. When Alice’s sister Steph returns to Australia, a nasty secret is revealed about the night her boyfriend went missing. In the first minutes of WISH YOU WERE HERE the audience is plunged into the story of two...

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War Horse Review

Young Albert Narracott enlists to serve as a soldier in The Great War (World War 1) after his beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry. Albert’s journey takes him across the devastation of war-ravaged Europe in search of the horse. WAR HORSE is the second Steven Spielberg directed picture premiering in Australia on Boxing Day (December 26th to those of you not of the British Empire). Both...

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Bill Cunningham New York Review

Bill Cunningham is a photographer who has been documenting New York fashion and society since the 1960s. He photographs and writes three columns in The New York Times. Although he is best known for Street Style, he also chronicles social events. He is 83 years old and he travels by bicycle. At the time of the documentary (2010), he was one of the last remaining tenant-photographers of the Carnegie...