Asian film, media, and culture

Chaw (South Korea, 2009)

Chaw is a black comedy which depicts how a monstrous boar terrorizes a rural mountain village in South Korea. This immediately brings to mind Bong Joon-ho’s similarly satirical The Host (2006), although Chaw actually has ...

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on Sep, 20 · in Reviews

Geisha Assassin (Japan, 2008)

… Or, the Hong Kong action film that is dressed up as a female-led chanbara revenge thriller. Geisha Assassin is unfairly tarred with the same brush as recent low budget J-horrors, mainly because of its ...

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on Sep, 08 · in Reviews

Dancing in the Room (China, 2013)

Loneliness in the big city is the theme of Peng Lei’s latest indie comedy Dancing in the Room, which follows the misadventures of a college graduate who relocates to Beijing in search of a successful ...

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on Jun, 09

JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema, July 10-20, 2014

The eighth edition of JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema will run from July 10th to 20th, 2014. Twenty-seven titles will be screened, all of which are new to NYC, including ...

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on Jun, 04

New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 27–July 10, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society has announced the full lineup for the 2014 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place June 27 – ...

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on Jun, 01

Terracotta 2014: Firestorm (Hong Kong, 2013)

Andy Lau is one of Hong Kong’s most commercially successful actors, in part because he has made some smart choices with regards to the range of projects that he chooses. In 2011 alone he had ...

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on May, 29

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