I Will Make You Mine (USA, 2020)

I Will Make You Mine completes what could be described as an accidental indie trilogy were it not for how this poignant and quietly purposeful finale came about. Written and directed by Dave Boyle, previous […]

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on Mar, 30 · in Reviews

Kamata Prelude (Japan, 2020) [OAFF 2020]

Receiving its world premiere as the closing film of the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020, Kamata Prelude is an omnibus movie split between four different directors with four distinct styles. Each director is part of […]

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on Mar, 29 · in Reviews

Summer is the Coldest Season (China, 2019)

Zhou Sun’s debut feature Summer is the Coldest Season is a coming-of-age drama about a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with the memory of her deceased mother and the shadow of her loser father. In nonlinear […]

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on Mar, 28 · in Reviews

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

Interview with The Murders of Oiso Director Misawa Takuya [OAFF 2020]

Takuya Misawa hails from Kanagawa and is a graduate from the Japan Institute of the Moving Image. He worked on various film productions as crew including as assistant director to Koji Fukada on Au Revoir […]

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on Mar, 24 · in Interviews

The Murders of Oiso (Japan/Hong Kong/South Korea, 2019) [OAFF 2020]

The Murders of Oiso was honored with the Japan Cuts Award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020. It is the sophomore feature from director Takuya Misawa who made waves with his 2015 debut Chigasaki […]

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on Mar, 23 · in Reviews

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