Enter the Fat Dragon (Hong Kong, 2020)

In the vein of Love on a Diet (2001) and Running on Karma (2003), Donnie Yen’s latest vehicle Enter the Fat Dragon is yet another example of a Hong Kong star donning a transformative body […]

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on Feb, 26 · in Reviews

The Last Stitch (USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

It’s not uncommon for documentaries to touch on stories that are truly personal to a filmmaker and The Last Stitch is a poster example of how to do that well. Alfred Sung’s love letter to […]

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on Nov, 16 · in Reviews

No.7 Cherry Lane (Hong Kong/China, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

As local Hong Kong cinema has undoubtedly lost momentum over the past decade, its presence on the international film festival scene has also noticeably diminished. When Yonfan’s No.7 Cherry Lane premiered at Venice this year, […]

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on Sep, 17 · in Reviews

Saturday Fiction (China, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

The prospect of Lou Ye and Gong Li working together should excite anyone who is even remotely interested in contemporary Chinese cinema. With Saturday Fiction, these two titans collaborate for the first time in a […]

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on Sep, 16 · in Reviews

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