Movie Date with Kap (32): The Snow White Murder Case

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Wow. What a though-provoking movie. It’s not about romance, superpowers, or horror. It is a social commentary, addressing the power and manipulation of social media and internet bullying. The medium used in the film is the big blue bird most of us have – Twitter. Many use it to tweet about their daily life, others use it to say unpleasant things while hiding behind an online identity. Replace twitter with any other social media services, and you have yourself a new anonymous face. Suffice to say, at the end of the movie, it makes me aware of the things we ought to say and the things that should be left unsaid. It’s always nice to be kinder to one another.

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Taiwan’s Dao Ming Si meets Japan’s Hanazawa Rui in Lupin III

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Sorry for the corny post title, my friends. I just had to do it. Where else could I write such an awesome reference? And I don’t care what anyone says, Dao Ming Si’s hair (above) was awesome, as opposed to his girly hair afterwards. It is actually a 3-way meeting as Korea’s mafia boy Song Woo Bin (actor Kim Joon) is also in the movie. The titular character, Lupin, is portrayed by Oguri Shun, while Jerry Yan plays his enemy, aptly so. Lupin III is adapted from a popular Japanese manga series, where our hero is the world’s most wanted gentleman thief. He and his gang of capable colleagues often collide and foil other criminals’ plans.

Oh boy. I love this already!!

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