The Climbers (China, 2019)

When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory famously replied, “Because it’s there.” Although the legendary mountaineer receives more than one awed mention in Daniel Lee’s mountaineering true story The Climbers, the […]

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on Oct, 17 · in Reviews

Ms. Purple (USA, 2019)

Ms. Purple sees actor-director Justin Chon returning to the Los Angeles Koreatown milieu of his well-received 2017 debut feature Gook, but the saturated stylistic texture here marks a departure from the arresting black-and-white aesthetic of […]

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on Sep, 20 · in Reviews

Bodies at Rest (China/Hong Kong, 2019)

One-time blockbuster purveyor Renny Harlin continues the China phase of his roller coaster career with Bodies at Rest, an efficient action-thriller that seems tailored for the director of Die Hard 2 (1990). Taking place in […]

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on Aug, 21 · in Reviews

Ghost of the Golden Groves (India, 2019) [LIFF 2019]

Comprised of two tales set deep in the Shonajhuri forest in rural Bengal, this fantastic debut feature from Aniket Dutta and Roshni Sen (playfully credited under the moniker of Harun-Al-Rashid) can be loosely categorized as […]

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on Jun, 14 · in Reviews

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