Tag: reviews

The Asian Angel (Japan, 2021) [NYAFF 2021]

Filmed entirely in South Korea, Yuya Ishii’s The Asian Angel charts the unanticipated coming together of two emotionally broken families, one Korean and the other...

Time (Hong Kong, 2021) [NYAFF 2021]

Being the acting titan that he is, anytime Patrick Tse shows up on screen is a win for the cinematic medium. Despite being a defining...

Junk Head (Japan, 2021) [NYAFF 2021]

Film is a collaborative art form, and when it comes to uniquely individual achievements, they are few and far between. Even the most singular auteurs...

Ninja Girl (Japan, 2021) [NYAFF 2021]

In a montage stitched together by simple cuts that opens Yu Irie’s Ninja Girl, the quietness and elegance of a countryside landscape unfold in long...

City of Lost Things (Taiwan, 2020) [NYAFF 2021]

Six years after his politically subversive Salute! Sun Yat-Sen (2014), acclaimed Taiwanese writer-director Yee Chih-yen returns to feature filmmaking with City of Lost Things. Surprisingly,...

A Song for You (China, 2020) [NYAFF 2021]

Sound designer/recordist and composer Dukar Tserang, who has been a close musical collaborator of filmmakers Pema Tseden and Gyal Sonthar, now stands alongside his aforementioned...