My Missing Valentine (Taiwan, 2020) [SDAFF Spring Showcase 2021]

As with his previous two features that found success commercially, Zone Pro Site (2013) and The Village of No Return (2017), Taiwanese writer-director Chen Yu-hsun latest, My Missing Valentine, has a female protagonist in her […]

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on May, 03 · in Reviews

The Real Thing (Japan, 2020) [SDAFF Spring Showcase 2021]

The Real Thing is a 10-episode TV drama adapted from a manga originally created by Mochiru Hoshisato. It was first aired by Nagoya Broadcasting Network in 2020 and later edited into a theatrical version. A romantic […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Reviews

POP! (Japan, 2021) [OAFF 2021]

POP! was part of the line-up of MOOSIC LAB 2020-2021 at the Osaka Asian Film Festival. Like entries in the festival’s previous editions, it pairs together up-and-coming movie and music talents to create a film […]

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on Apr, 27 · in Reviews

Nina Wu (Taiwan/Myanmar/Malaysia, 2019)

For their sixth film collaboration, filmmaker Midi Z and actress Wu Ke-xi co-wrote the unsettling trajectory of Nina Wu, an aspiring actress who has thus far been confined to livestreams and marginal roles in short […]

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on Apr, 20 · in Reviews


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