Pink Films Vol. 1 & 2: Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wastelands (Japan, 1967) & Gushing Prayer (Japan, 1971)

In their continued effort to bring more quality Asian film titles to the west, Third Window Films is making a foray into the “pink film” genre with a new multi-volume series out this year in […]

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on Mar, 25 · in Reviews

This Summer in Waiting (India, 2019)

During a hot summer in Kolkata, a young man (Raja Chakravorty) and a young woman carrying a violin (Prakriti Dutta Mukherjee) meet by chance at a bus stop. They are complete strangers, but something compels […]

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on Mar, 08 · in Reviews

Under the Flag of the Rising Sun (Japan, 1972)

Somewhere around 1970-1971, the great director Kinji Fukasaku used his salary from Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) to purchase the rights to Shoji Yuki’s novel, Under the Flag of the Rising Sun, which he then produced […]

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on Feb, 28 · in Reviews

Eat Drink Man Woman (Taiwan, 1994) [NYAFF Winter Showcase 2020]

Ang Lee’s exquisite 1994 film, Eat Drink Man Woman is the third entry into what’s retrospectively referred to as the “Father Knows Best” trilogy, preceded by Pushing Hands (1991) and The Wedding Banquet (1993). It […]

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on Feb, 12 · in Reviews

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