Asian film, media, and culture

The Forest of Love (Japan, 2019)

Japanese auteur Sion Sono had his first taste of the streaming market in 2017 when his 8-episode miniseries, Tokyo Vampire Hotel, saw a worldwide premiere on Amazon Video – a fact that Amazon seemed to […]

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on Oct, 19 · in Reviews

Call For Papers – Sino-Korean Screen Relations, University of Central Lancashire, UK, January 16-17, 2020

Papers are invited the topic of Sino-Korean Screen Relations for a symposium on 16-17th January 2020. The Confucius Institute funded symposium will bring together scholars of Film, TV and Screen Media Studies to explore historical […]

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on Oct, 18 · in News

Of Shadows (China/Canada, 2016)

Shot in Huanxian County, Yi Cui’s feature debut captures the art of shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, and its place in this northeast part of an ever globalising and modernising China. The local […]

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on Oct, 01

Ne Zha (China, 2019)

Ne Zha has been one of the surprise box office hits of 2019. A computer-animated feature by first-time director Yang Yu (aka Jiaozi), it has broken box office records in its own country and even […]

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on Sep, 27

Takashi Miike on First Love

Takashi Miike’s latest feature First Love concerns amateur boxer Leo (Masataka Kubota) and call girl Monica (Sakurako Konishi) who accidentally get mixed up in a drugs scheme involving the yakuza, the Chinese mafia, and a […]

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on Sep, 24

Send Me to the Clouds (China, 2019)

There has been a rush of films of late about young Chinese women written and directed by young female directors, including Yang Mingming’s Girls Always Happy (2018) and Yang Lina’s Spring Tide (2019). Writer-director Teng […]

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on Sep, 23

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