No.7 Cherry Lane (Hong Kong/China, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

As local Hong Kong cinema has undoubtedly lost momentum over the past decade, its presence on the international film festival scene has also noticeably diminished. When Yonfan’s No.7 Cherry Lane premiered at Venice this year, […]

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on Sep, 17 · in Reviews

Saturday Fiction (China, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

The prospect of Lou Ye and Gong Li working together should excite anyone who is even remotely interested in contemporary Chinese cinema. With Saturday Fiction, these two titans collaborate for the first time in a […]

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on Sep, 16 · in Reviews

Gundala (Indonesia, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

In Hollywood, attempts at replicating the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have come and gone over the past decade. Other studios have yearned for both the creative and financial success of the MCU, but, […]

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on Sep, 13 · in Reviews

First Love (Japan, 2019) [TIFF 2019]

Not just a regular selection at the Toronto International Film Festival, but also a fixture of the festival’s frequently ballistic Midnight Madness program, Takashi Miike has expectedly hit another home run in his latest cinematic […]

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on Sep, 12 · in Reviews

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