The New King of Comedy (China, 2019): The Unexpected Shape-Shifting of Stephen Chow

In 2008, Stephen Chow Sing Chi retired from acting, announcing that he would focus entirely on directing and screenwriting. He then co-directed a re-interpretation of the Monkey King called Journey To The West: Conquering The […]

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on Mar, 24 · in Features

Asian Cinema Highlights of 2018

As another year winds down, it’s time for VCinema contributors to select their Asian cinema highlights from the past twelve months. In addition to picking their favorite films from this year’s bountiful crop of releases, […]

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on Dec, 30 · in Features

Festival Roundup: From Busan to Tokyo

The Busan International Film Festival, which took place at the beginning of October, finally solved the problems caused by the Busan City politicians’ involvement in the festival’s programming policies. BIFF was hit hard by the […]

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on Dec, 27 · in Features

A Pinch of the 12th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival

Polish cinema Muranów is one of those cosy cinemas where you can drink your coffee whilst waiting for a screening to start or afterwards when you feel like discussing your cinematic experience. And there were […]

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on Nov, 28 · in Features

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