Ramen Shop (France/Japan/Singapore, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Masato Yamamoto (Takumi Saitoh) is a young man of mixed ancestry. His emotionally distant father, a ramen cook for whom Masato works in the city of Takasaki, is Japanese; his long-deceased mother was Chinese. His […]

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on Jul, 18 · in Reviews

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Asian Cinema on Singapore Cinema

In the last twenty years or so, Singapore cinema has grown to make its presence felt across many international film festivals. This recent revival may be traced to 1995, when director Eric Khoo placed Singapore […]

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on Sep, 12 · in News
Tatsumi (Singapore, 2011)

Tatsumi (Singapore, 2011)

I feel a certain ambivalence when talking about Eric Khoo’s film Tatsumi showing at the 6th San Francisco International Animation Festival running from November 10-13th.  I am not a reader of much manga and knew […]

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on Nov, 10 · in Reviews

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