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Thailand Awaits ‘Last Executioner’

Thailand Awaits ‘Last Executioner’

Thai cinema certainly has come a long way, as production values have soared considerably over the years. As a result, quite a few Thai movies have earned kudos and accolades…

Movie review – Transcendence by Jeremy BobaFett

Movie review – Transcendence by Jeremy BobaFett

It’s been a while since I’ve written a movie review but there is a good reason for that. It’s because apparently all the good movies get released in either the…

Thai prisoners allowed to fight for their lives

Thai prisoners allowed to fight for their lives

According to a mini documentary by Coconuts TV foreign Muay Thai fighters are competing in rings inside Thai jails through an organization called prison fight. The attraction for the international…

47 Reasons not to see 47 Ronin by Jeremy BobaFett

47 Reasons not to see 47 Ronin by Jeremy BobaFett

47 Ronin is director Carl Erik Rinsch’s reworking of a classic Japanese tale of 47 shamed Samurai warriors setting out on an epic quest to claim revenge for their master,…

Petra Nemcova praises The Impossible for tsunami accuracy

Petra Nemcova praises The Impossible for tsunami accuracy

Model Petra Nemcova struggled to watch acclaimed 2012 disaster movie The Impossible because it was a very accurate reminder of the tsunami that claimed the life of her boyfriend. The…

Pee Mak Triples Thai Box Office Record

Pee Mak Triples Thai Box Office Record

Thai studio GTH smashed the country’s box office record with ghost comedy Pee Mak Thai director Banjong Pisanthanaku’s Pee Mak Phra Khanong, a rom-com take on a well-known local folk…

Raw calf, BBQ rat and dung beetles are all on the menu for Andrew Zimmern in Thailand

Raw calf, BBQ rat and dung beetles are all on the menu for Andrew Zimmern in Thailand

Andrew Zimmern is a chef, a food traveler and frankly a bit of a nut case. He hosts a program called Bizarre foods. In January he visited Isan to find…

The Hobbit goes to Hollywood – by Jeremy BobaFett

The Hobbit goes to Hollywood – by Jeremy BobaFett

Peter Jacksons latest movie The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is the second part of a trilogy following the adventures of our pint sized hero, Bilbo Baggins, as he and a…

Fascinating documentary about a man who travelled to Thailand to track down his scammers

Fascinating documentary about a man who travelled to Thailand to track down his scammers

Keith Jones was scammed out of US$110,000 by a fraudulent investment firm. Not surprisingly, law enforcement initially had little interest in the case, so Mr. Jones decided to track down…

Take a step back in time with a 1998 documentary about the Full Moon Party.

Take a step back in time with a 1998 documentary about the Full Moon Party.

In 1998 the UK’s Channel Five made a documentary about backpackers in Thailand. At the start of the program we meet Chris, who explains that No price is too high…

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