Seven Years of Night (South Korea, 2018)

A slow burning guilt trip with notions of grandeur, Seven Years of Night finds director Choo Chang-min getting back behind the camera for the first time since his hugely popular period piece Masquerade (2012) to […]

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on Apr, 11 · in Reviews

Wrath of Silence (China, 2017)

To say that Wrath of Silence never quite tops its opening ten minutes is not meant as a criticism as Xin Yukun’s thriller is one of the most gripping genre films in recent memory. Rather, […]

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on Apr, 07 · in Reviews

Gemini (USA, 2017)

Opening with an upside down image of palm trees against a purple tinted night sky, Gemini is an impeccably stealthy neo-noir that coolly traverses Los Angeles while confidently playing with its popular iconography. Those familiar […]

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on Mar, 27 · in Reviews

Dragonfly Eyes (China, 2017)

Although largely overlooked on release in 1997, Wim Wenders’ neo-noir The End of Violence turned out to be stunningly prophetic in its speculation of how all-seeing surveillance technology would come to impassively record our every […]

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on Mar, 19 · in Reviews

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