Tag: reviews

Striding Into the Wind (China, 2020)

The personal is political in Wei Shujun’s debut feature, Striding Into the Wind. Inspired by Wei’s own experience as a film student, the film captures...

Cat Daddies (USA, 2021) [2022 SF IndieFest]

At first glance, the feature documentary Cat Daddies is nothing more than a “feel-good” movie that explores the unlikely bond between man and feline. Fortunately,...

36 Deadly Styles (Hong Kong/Taiwan, 1982)

Written and directed by Joseph Kuo, the independent martial arts film 36 Deadly Styles mixes action with drama and comedy. The story centers on Wah-jee...

Schemes in Antiques (China, 2021)

Should you want to become an antique specialist for the Plum Blossom Five organization, you must be prepared to face dramatic double crossings, fist fights...

Gensan Punch (Philippines/Japan, 2021)

Let me cut to the chase, Gensan Punch is Brillante Mendoza’s best work to date. It seems that years of practicing an interrogative approach to...