Jimami Tofu (Japan/Singapore, 2017) [CAAMFest 2018]

Jimami is the Okinawan dialect word for peanut and jimami tofu is a simple but much-loved speciality of the island. This is one of the ingredients that Singaporean directors Jason Chan and Christian Lee use […]

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on May, 09 · in Reviews

Vampire Clay (Japan, 2017)

Following his contribution to the horror anthology The ABCs of Death 2 (2014), make-up artist turned director Soichi Umezama stretches his schlocky sensibility to feature length with Vampire Clay. Given that Umezama has been providing […]

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on Apr, 22 · in Reviews

Seven Years of Night (South Korea, 2018)

A slow burning guilt trip with notions of grandeur, Seven Years of Night finds director Choo Chang-min getting back behind the camera for the first time since his hugely popular period piece Masquerade (2012) to […]

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on Apr, 11 · in Reviews

Signature Move (USA, 2017) [SAAFF 2018]

A consciously vigorous display of color pops out in almost every frame of Signature Move, with director Jennifer Reeder confidently celebrating the vibrance of Pakistani culture. In the opening shots, Pakistani clothing, groceries, DVDs, jewelry […]

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on Mar, 06 · in Reviews


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