Monster Hunter (Germany/USA, 2020)

In John Boorman’s Hell in the Pacific (1968), Lee Marvin and Toshiro Mifune play rival fighter pilots that crash-land on an isolated island and must overcome their animosity to survive and escape to safety. In […]

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on May, 05 · in Reviews

An Evening Conversation with Tsai Ming-liang, May 19

One of the great cinematic poets of our era, Tsai Ming-liang has created some of the most enduring visual masterpieces of the past thirty years, from Vive L’Amour to The Hole and from Goodbye, Dragon […]

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on May, 04 · in News

My Missing Valentine (Taiwan, 2020) [SDAFF Spring Showcase 2021]

As with his previous two features that found success commercially, Zone Pro Site (2013) and The Village of No Return (2017), Taiwanese writer-director Chen Yu-hsun latest, My Missing Valentine, has a female protagonist in her […]

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on May, 03 · in Reviews

Call for Papers – World Cinema in the Age of Netflix

Over the course of less than a decade, the streaming phenomenon – that is, the online distribution of audiovisual content (mainly films and series) through pay-per-view or subscription services – has radically changed cinema’s ecosystem. […]

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on May, 02 · in News

Call for Papers – East Asian Film Remakes

Editors of a proposed addition to Edinburgh University Press’ newly launched “Screen Serialities” series are seeking abstracts for chapters that explore East Asian film remakes. Over the past three decades, the subject of cinematic remakes […]

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on Apr, 30 · in News

The Real Thing (Japan, 2020) [SDAFF Spring Showcase 2021]

The Real Thing is a 10-episode TV drama adapted from a manga originally created by Mochiru Hoshisato. It was first aired by Nagoya Broadcasting Network in 2020 and later edited into a theatrical version. A romantic […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Reviews

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