The Fatal Raid (Hong Kong, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

The Fatal Raid brings back the “girls with guns” sub-genre of Asian action cinema with a bang. Jacky Lee’s film kicks off with a raid by Hong Kong police in Macao to take down a […]

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on Jul, 04 · in Reviews

Mr. Long (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2019]

Chang Chen is an internationally feted Taiwanese actor who has played a variety of roles ever since his debut as a student in Edward Yang’s A Brighter Summer Day (1991). His versatility saw him appear […]

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on Jul, 03 · in Reviews

Move the Grave (South Korea, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Anyone who’s ever been part of a dysfunctional relationship (be it in a family, friendship, or otherwise) will immediately recognize the constant bickering and cut-throat antics between the protagonists of Jeong Seung-o’s socially astute comedic […]

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on Jul, 02 · in Reviews

A First Farewell (China, 2018) [NYAFF 2019]

Dedicating her debut feature film “to my hometown Shaya, Xinjiang,” Wang Lina marks what is hopefully an ever-increasing number of independent filmmakers and productions local to the region of Xinjiang and its diverse ethnic groups, […]

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on Jul, 01 · in Reviews

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