The Taste of Tea (Japan, 2004)

The third feature by writer-director Katsuhito Ishii, The Taste of Tea is an absolute wonder. Shunning what typically is the definitive basis of a film narrative – its drama – Ishii creates a vivid visual […]

Posted by
on Oct, 06 · in Reviews

Wolf’s Calling (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

Retaliating against his arrest by Japanese police in April 2019 for a possession of a handgun, filmmaker Toshiaki Toyoda made a 16 minute near silent film, Wolf’s Calling. Finding the firearm to be a World […]

Posted by
on Jul, 14 · in Reviews

Dear Etranger (Japan, 2017) [Reel Asian 2017]

Dear Etranger is an intimate drama about one man trying to balance two families and be an ideal father at a time when others give him or are going through crises. Free from melodrama and […]

Posted by
on Nov, 06 · in Reviews

Ruined Heart: Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore (Germany/Philippines, 2014)

Existing somewhere between gonzo exploitation and the type of visual art project that plays on loop as a video installation, Ruined Heart: Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore uses the archetypal narrative suggested […]

Posted by
on Nov, 30 · in Reviews

Navigation

Please use the navigation to move within this section.