Who’s Hot in the Thai Cinema?

July 13th, 2013

Who’s Hot in Contemporary Thai Cinema These Days?

The Best That Thai Cinema Has To Offer
Thai cinema is on the rise and accelerating with popularity at a very fast rate. The origins of Thai cinema date back to the early 1900s. The first film was debuted in Bangkok right around the turn of the century. After the Second World War, 16-millimeter film was introduced into Thai cinema. Although Thai cinema has a decelerated climate during the ’80s and most of the ’90s, Thai cinema emerged as a major Read the rest of this entry »

Thai Rom-coms you need to see

May 21st, 2013

There are a lot of great Thai actors, actresses, directors and producers out there, which means that there are a lot of really great Thai films that you should really consider checking out. Although you can certainly enjoy a wealth of different genres when it comes to Thai movies, such as action flicks, one category that you are sure to love is the romantic comedy category. Just as there are plenty of American romantic comedies that are Read the rest of this entry »

Action Films of the Thai Cinema

March 30th, 2013

Thailand has long been known for producing awesome action flicks, and this list covers some of the best.

The Iron Man

This 1975 war epic stars Krung Srivilai and Sombat Methanee. Although it is filled with exciting action, it also tells the story of heartfelt characters and their reactions to the violence of war.

Danger City

This 1982 Thai action film tells the tale of a ruthless hit man as he battles a mafia chief.

The Bodyguard

Well done Read the rest of this entry »

Most Popular Actors in Thai Film Today

September 7th, 2012

Most Popular Actors in Thai Film Today

Panom Yeerum, formerly known as Tony Jaa in Western Culture. Yeerum, is a one man wonder. He does stunts, coreography, acting, directing, and martial arts. Three of his most well-known movies are Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, Ong-Bak 2: The Beginning, and Tom-Yum-Goong.

One of the newest young actors out there is Mario Maurer. At the age of 16 the actor had already made a name for himself with his leading role in the award winning movie The Love of Read the rest of this entry »

Film Legends of the Thailand Cinema

September 6th, 2012

Thai cinema is filled with legends in terms of actors and film directors from the onset of the country’s film through to the new wave of the 21st century. The first Thai produced feature film, known as paphayon or nang in the Thai language was produced in 1927. Released as Double Luck, the first Thai film was directed by Luang Anurakratthakarn.

In Thai cinema the first matinee idols paired together in numerous films were Mitr Chaibancha Read the rest of this entry »

The Worst Thai Cinema Has to Offer

September 2nd, 2012

Thailand has entered into the movie scene with a boom. For years, international films have proven their guts and wit, with movies that even the American Oscar committee would nominate. Thailand is more than just a beautiful country, with beautiful people; it’s a country that has a booming movie industry. One of the most popular actresses that Thailand has is Pachrapa Chaichua. Pachrapa Chaichua whose nickname is Aum is a 33 year-old Thailand actress that is taking over the movie scene in Thailand by storm. She has stared in over fifty movie and video projects in Thailand, and is Read the rest of this entry »

The Five Best Thai Films of All Time

September 1st, 2012

The five best Thai movies of all time have to be “The Victim”, “Ong-Bak”, “Khan Kluay”, “Blissfully Yours”, and “My Girl”. These films were picked for their uniqueness, and diversity over a genre of martial arts, romance, comedy, and horror films.

The first movie we picked was “The Victim”, which starred Pitchanart Sakakon as “May”. Her performance was very believable. She was hired by the police to re-enact the deaths of murder victims. She went on Read the rest of this entry »

The History of Cinematography in Thailand

August 31st, 2012

The History of Cinematography in Thailand The origins of cinema in Thailand can be traced back to the beginning of film in the late nineteenth century. The way the story goes is when King Chulalongkorn was visiting Switzerland his journey was recorded and brought to Thailand to be presented. This moment in history created a stir and Thailand’s interest in film making was born. By the 1930′s Thailand had a burgeoning cinema scene inside its city walls. Thailand had many production companies and movies were being shown regularly throughout Bangkok. 16mm hit the scene after World War II and hundreds of films were created during this time that were rife with action and violent scenes being depicted in the movies. It wasn’t until the late 90′s that Thai cinema had a full on resurgence of cinema. Due to the competing force of Hollywood movies Thai cinema kind of fell off the maps throughout the seventies and eighties. Thailand experienced and new wave of movie making in the nineties which is still cherished today. As Thai cinema continues to compete in the world of movie making, http://www.directtelevisionpackages.com/, there has been a lot of development both in terms of cinematography and mise en scene that has made Thai cinema unique and historically important.