Illang: The Wolf Brigade (South Korea, 2018)

I’m a big fan of Kim Jee-woon. With the exception of his 2016 period piece, The Age of Shadows, I have seen and admired all of his work, and yes, that includes his rather dubious […]

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on Jul, 15 · in Reviews

Call for Papers – SEA The World! Southeast Asian Cinemas and Global Film Theory

The 11th Biennial Association for Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference will take place at The University of the Philippines, Cebu, between 20th and 22nd July, 2020. The focus of the conference is ‘SEA the world! Southeast […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

5 Million Dollar Life (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Originally from Hiroshima, after graduating from high school, Moon Sung-Ho studied filmmaking in South Korea and then returned to Japan to shoot commercials and short films. 5 Million Dollar Life is his debut feature from […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews

Someone in the Clouds (Taiwan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Weng Hsiao-pei (Yao Yi-Ti) is an aspiring reader of tarot cards, following in her grandfather’s footsteps. She uses her gift to give romantic advice to paying men and women. When presented with the possibility of […]

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on Jul, 11 · in Reviews

Preview – Summer Explorers 2019: Manga Comes To Life – Live Action Japanese Films Based on Manga, The British Library, July 27-28

Love Japanese films and passionate about manga? Then the special summer film season, Summer Explorers 2019: Manga Comes To Life – Live Action Japanese Film Based on Manga will satisfy both of those tastes with […]

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on Jul, 10 · in News

Furie (Vietnam, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Some films seem to exist for the sole purpose of showcasing a performer’s talent, and this is certainly true in the case of Lê Văn Kiệt’s Furie. Although it’s a somewhat layered film that tries […]

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on Jul, 09 · in Reviews


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