Crowdfund This – Eat Drink Boy Girl

The recently announced nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards were hailed as a triumph for diversity in some quarters with Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya, Mary J. Blige, Octavia Spencer, and Denzel Washington earning deserved nods. […]

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on Jan, 29 · in Uncategorized

Have a Nice Day (China, 2017)

When asked about the challenges of parodying contemporary China during the promotional tour for his acerbic action-comedy Gone with the Bullets (2014), iconoclastic actor-director Jiang Wen declared, “China today is beyond parody. It is already […]

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on Jan, 25 · in Uncategorized

The Looming Storm (China, 2017)

Putting his gruffly commanding screen presence to good use, Duan Yihong has found a niche in the crime genre of late, whether as a diligent police captain in The Dead End (2015) or the grandiose figurehead of […]

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on Nov, 19 · in Uncategorized

The Last Verse (Taiwan, 2017) [Reel Asian 2017]

Opening in the rose-tinted recent past and ending in a hopeless present, Tseng Ying-Ting’s drama The Last Verse episodically chronicles the gradual erosion of a romantic relationship against the backdrop of Taiwan’s fluctuating economy from 2000 […]

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on Nov, 10 · in Uncategorized


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