Tag: reviews

Anima (China, 2020) [NYAFF 2021]

For her debut feature, which took two years to shoot in challenging weather conditions in Moerdaoga National Forest of Inner Mongolia, Cao Jinling crafts an...

A Leg (Taiwan, 2020) [NYAFF 2021]

A Leg, a dark comedy by novice Taiwanese director Chang Yao-sheng, follows a rather unlikely plotline: a husband dies an unexpected death, then his severed...

Babi (Malaysia, 2020) [NYAFF 2021]

For his latest feature film, rapper and filmmaker Namewee (the stage name of Wee Meng Chee) revisits a disturbing real-life “never reported” but “never forgotten”...

Hydra (Japan, 2019)

Following its initial domestic theatrical run in 2019, Well Go USA Entertainment have picked up Hydra to give American audiences a taste of an indie...

Shadows (Hong Kong, 2020) [CVF 2021]

With its theatrical release delayed by more than a year, Glenn Chan’s bleakly violent thriller Shadows has been making its way around what few film...

PTU (Hong Kong, 2003) [CVF 2021]

One of Johnnie To’s most nocturnal of films, especially since it takes place within the course of one evening into the wee hours, PTU is...