Johnnie To’s Shadowplay: A Cinema of Space and Orientation

This video essay is the first in a multipart series on Johnnie To’s ‘nocturnal’ films of the 2000s. Modern-era Hong Kong cinema is about many things, thematically and audio/visually, but arguably a constant is how […]

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on Mar, 08 · in Features,Video Essay

PTU (Hong Kong, 2003)

The crime genre has been a staple of Hong Kong cinema since the 1980s with both cops and criminals being the focus of these films, as well as their violent actions. Ringo Lam and John […]

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on Feb, 09 · in Reviews
Label Conscious: Japanese Cinema through the Third Window

Label Conscious: Japanese Cinema through the Third Window

How important is a label when purchasing DVDs?  If the amount of status updates and comments in my Facebook network regarding the recent Criterion Collection sale are anything to go by, they are very important […]

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on Nov, 07 · in Features

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