Asian film, media, and culture

Fatal Frame (Japan, 2014)

The live-action Japanese adaptation of Fatal Frame has been eagerly awaited by J-Horror fans and followers of this classic survival horror franchise alike. This is not Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil (2002), however. Even in […]

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on Jul, 28 · in Reviews

Salute! Sun Yat-Sen (Taiwan, 2014)

A high school heist comedy with a sly political undercurrent, Salute! Sun Yet-Sen is a playful piece of entertainment from writer-director Yee Chih-yen, who made an impression on the arthouse circuit with his tender youth romance […]

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on Jul, 25 · in Reviews

Asleep (Japan, 2015) [JAPAN CUTS 2015]

Asleep, as befits its title, is a quiet, gentle and slow-paced film about Terako (Sakura Ando), a young woma who is having an affair with a somewhat older married man named Mr. Iwanaga (Arata Iura). […]

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on Jul, 15

The Isle (South Korea, 2000) [NYAFF 2015]

The Isle is a surrealist arthouse film by the controversial writer-director Kim Ki-duk that has been dubbed ‘very difficult to watch’ by some critics. Hyun-shik (Kim Yu-seok) arrives at a fishing resort while on the […]

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on Jul, 14

The Whistleblower (South Korea, 2014) [NYAFF 2015]

Directed by Yim Soon-rye, one of the few female filmmakers in South Korean cinema, The Whistleblower is a fictional drama derived from the true story of scientist Hwang Woo-suk who was at the center of one of […]

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on Jul, 13

Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats (Japan, 2014)

If proof were needed that good things come to those who wait, then devotees of Japanese cinema will find it in Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats, the much anticipated second feature from Yosuke Fujita following his delightful debut […]

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on Jul, 12

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