Asian film, media, and culture

Killers (Indonesia/Japan, 2014)

Killers may have been saddled with a somewhat generic title, but this is a far from routine thriller which sees a dangerous game develop between a methodical serial killer and a disgraced reporter based, respectively, ...

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on Oct, 20 · in Reviews

Throne of Blood (Japan, 1957)

Horror is not usually one of the generic attributes associated with the output of the great Japanese film master, Akira Kurosawa. The horrors of human nature and corporate greed are perhaps evident in both Rashomon ...

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on Oct, 17 · in Reviews

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

Terracotta 2014: Special ID (China, 2013)

Special ID, is a rip-roaring action film directed by Clarence Fok, who is perhaps best known in the West for his 1992 classic Naked Killer. In a nutshell, Special ID is a winner! Donnie plays undercover ...

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on May, 29

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