Dancing Mary (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

Since signing a production deal with the talent agency LDH JAPAN, SABU has made the films Jam (2018) and Mr. Long (2017) with some of their models and singers in prominent roles. He introduces relative […]

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on Sep, 02 · in Reviews

One Night (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

In his career so far, director Kazuya Shiraishi has chronicled the darker aspects of Japan with true-crime stories featuring outlaws like The Devil’s Path (2013) and Twisted Justice (2016) or by depicting damaged everyday people […]

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on Sep, 01 · in Reviews

Outcry and Whisper (Hong Kong/China, 2020)

For their latest film collaboration, documentarian Huang Wenhai (credited as Wen Hai) and activist Zeng Jinyan as co-directors, alongside Trish McAdams’ animation, present a veritable collage of women’s perspectives and experiences on sociopolitical activism across […]

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on Aug, 31 · in Reviews

The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (Taiwan, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

Feature films are hard to make. Sometimes, true artists sacrifice their health and sanity to see their dreams come alive on the big screen, and sometimes, like in Pin-Chuan Kao’s The Gangs, the Oscars, and […]

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on Aug, 28 · in Reviews


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