Blank 13 (Japan, 2017) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Bookending an immeasurable physical and emotional distance father and son stand atop a hospital roof, eyes meeting only out of necessity, silence reluctantly broken for the passing of pleasantries. Testament to the unforgiving neglect and […]

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on Jul, 19 · in Reviews

One Cut of the Dead (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Zombie movies have long enjoyed cult status amongst moviegoers and cinephiles alike but also with filmmakers themselves, often serving as a launching board for successful careers. Think George A. Romero and Edgar Wright for example. […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

Smokin’ on the Moon (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Nobody wants to grow up and face responsibilities, nor does anyone wish to join the herd and leave our identities behind. We want to feel in control of our lives, to break free from the […]

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on Jul, 10 · in Reviews

1987: When the Day Comes (South Korea, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Thirty years after the dawn of the sixth republic, Park Geun-hye was sentenced to twenty-four years in prison after her impeachment following an influence-peddling scandal. Such a highly publicised corruption scandal foreshadowing the production of […]

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on Jul, 06 · in Reviews

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