Summer is the Coldest Season (China, 2019)

Zhou Sun’s debut feature Summer is the Coldest Season is a coming-of-age drama about a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with the memory of her deceased mother and the shadow of her loser father. In nonlinear […]

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on Mar, 28 · in Reviews

Pink Films Vol. 1 & 2: Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wastelands (Japan, 1967) & Gushing Prayer (Japan, 1971)

In their continued effort to bring more quality Asian film titles to the west, Third Window Films is making a foray into the “pink film” genre with a new multi-volume series out this year in […]

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on Mar, 25 · in Reviews

The Murders of Oiso (Japan/Hong Kong/South Korea, 2019) [OAFF 2020]

The Murders of Oiso was honored with the Japan Cuts Award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2020. It is the sophomore feature from director Takuya Misawa who made waves with his 2015 debut Chigasaki […]

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on Mar, 23 · in Reviews

Your Name Engraved Herein (Taiwan, 2020) [OAFF 2020]

The first LGBTQ+ film since the legalization of gay marriage in Taiwan, Your Name Engraved Herein aims to be emblematic of the gay experience by setting its story of characters accepting their homosexuality and coming […]

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on Mar, 20 · in Reviews

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