Desire to Kill (South Korea, 2010)

Revenge has become so ubiquitous with Korean cinema in the last decade that it often overshadows the very films in this subgenre. Lumped together, the Korean revenge thriller, like the American noir genre, is linked […]

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on Jan, 21 · in Reviews

Go Lala Go! (China, 2010)

To coincide with the publication of World Film Locations: Beijing from Intellect Books, co-editor John Berra reviews six Beijing-set films to illustrate how China’s ever-changing capital city has inspired commercial and independent filmmakers alike, from […]

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on Oct, 02 · in Reviews
Little Big Soldier (Hong Kong, 2010)

Little Big Soldier (Hong Kong, 2010)

A script twenty years in the making, Little Big Soldier, Jackie Chan’s 99th film, sees the action-legend takes the role of the titular Big, with young actor Wang Lee-Hom playing Little, a role Jackie originally […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews
The Piano in a Factory (China, 2010)

The Piano in a Factory (China, 2010)

The Piano in a Factory takes place in the Northeast city of Anshan, China, in the early-1990s. With a local economy that was largely dependent on its steel factories, the city was undergoing redevelopment and […]

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on Jul, 08 · in Reviews

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