Tag: reviews

Howling (Japan, 2022) [OAFF 2022]

There is no rule stating that a film must have a hero is who is likeable or successful. There doesn’t even have to be a...

Bagmati River (Japan, 2022) [OAFF 2022]

Films about characters processing grief are common and are usually totally fictional. A memorable romance between Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze’s characters was sustained via...

Too Cool to Kill (China, 2022)

Xing Wenxiong’s remake of the Japanese comedy The Magic Hour (2008) by Koki Mitani stars Wei Xiang as Wei Chenggong, a bit-part actor with dreams...

Blue (Japan, 2021) [JFTFP 2022]

The violent bloody sport of men’s boxing has always been intertwined with an aspirational ideal of creating the desirable virile male body. The player’s sense...