A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (Japan, 2016) [NYAFF 2016]

A Bride for Rip Van Winkle is one of three films at this year’s New York Asian Film Festival directed by Shunji Iwai who will be present at the screening to pick up a lifetime […]

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on Jun, 22 · in Reviews

The Case of Hana and Alice (Japan, 2015)

When I first got into film and was immersed by the beauty of it all, I began to realise that I was only into English-language films (and some Hong Kong/Chinese films). But when I discovered […]

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on Oct, 13 · in Reviews

Vampire (Canada/Japan, 2011)

Since the early 2000s, a number of Japanese directors have attempted to make the transition to English-language filmmaking, with Hideo Nakata, Ryuhei Kitamura, Takeshi Kitano and Takashi Shimizu transplanting their specialist genre expertise with varying […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Reviews


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