The Forest of Love (Japan, 2019)

Japanese auteur Sion Sono had his first taste of the streaming market in 2017 when his 8-episode miniseries, Tokyo Vampire Hotel, saw a worldwide premiere on Amazon Video – a fact that Amazon seemed to […]

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on Oct, 19 · in Reviews

The Fourth Wall (China, 2019)

In theatrical and cinematic terminology, “the fourth wall” represents the barrier between the imaginary world of fiction and the real world of the audience. In the era of postmodernism, it’s become painfully common to “break […]

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on Oct, 15 · in Reviews

Not Just Another Star Wars Rip-Off: Kinji Fukasaku’s Message from Space

If on a long starry night on Pluto, or perhaps a seedy cantina at the outer arm of the Milky Way, you stumble upon a strange glowing walnut flying your way, don’t panic. Instead, gather […]

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on Oct, 07 · in Features

Three Adventures of Brooke (China/Malaysia, 2018)

It is not often that one sees a first-time writer/director come up with a film as daring and fresh as Qing Yuan’s Three Adventures of Brooke. Combining both Eastern and Western sensibilities in an unconventional […]

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on Sep, 15 · in Reviews

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