One Night Only (China, 2016)

Gao Ye (Aaron Kwok) is a gambling addict deeply in debt with local loan sharks. When a sex worker named Mo Mo (Yang Zishan) turns up at his hotel door, he soon sees it as […]

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on Feb, 09 · in Reviews

Monk Comes Down the Mountain (China, 2015)

Returning to his comfort zone of Chinese history following a┬árare contemporary outing with the media satire Caught in the Web (2012), venerable Fifth Generation director Chen Kaige is nonetheless keen to show that he has […]

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on Jul, 08 · in Reviews

Port of Call (Hong Kong, 2015) [NYAFF 2015]

Port of Call will be the Opening Night Film at the 14th New York Asian Film Festival on Friday June 26th. This screening will be preceded by the presentation of the Star Asia Award to […]

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on Jun, 25 · in Reviews

Silent Witness (China, 2013) [NYAFF 2014]

The courtroom drama may be a rather hackneyed genre in the West due to the volume of fictional cases that have been tried on the big screen, not to mention in the countless legal series […]

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on Jul, 05 · in Reviews

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