Violence Voyager (Japan, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

There is no escaping the visual charm of Ujicha’s conceptually playful science fiction film Violence Voyager. While being a follow up to a film with similar style, the elusiveness of availability of the director’s first […]

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on Jul, 19 · in Reviews

Dukun (Malaysia, 2018) [NYAFF 2018]

Dain Iskandar Said’s Dukun might be confusing at first, due to its choice of narrative style. The film presents itself in a non-linear way as it strives to bridge genres. At first, the narrative seems […]

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on Jul, 11 · in Reviews

Liverleaf (Japan, 2018) [NYAFF 2018]

Eisuke Naito’s adaptation of Rensuke Oshikiri’s cult manga Liverleaf (more popularly known as Hepatica) continues the theme he’s been exploring since his debut – high school students in extreme situations. What makes his new feature […]

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on Jul, 07 · in Reviews

A or B (China, 2018)

A or B plays with game-like mechanisms that make it comparable to Saw (2004) or even the terrific Thai horror 13: Game of Death (2006). Only with less blood. We see Zhong Xiaonan (Xu Zheng) […]

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on Jun, 14 · in Reviews

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