13 Aug , 2016 Hieu Chau
Hirokazu Koreeda returns with After the Storm, a small yet intimate film about divorce that’s handled with a deeply humanistic grace.
9 Aug , 2016 Hieu Chau
Koji Fukada’s Cannes award-winning Harmonium is a family drama centered on repentance and sin but where does it fit in Japan’s history of that genre?
27 Jun , 2016 Hieu Chau
Hong Kong crime master Johnnie To returns to the genre that defined him in Three, a hospital-set thriller starring Louis Koo, Vicki Zhao and Wallace Chung.
14 Jun , 2016 Hieu Chau
Vitaly Mansky’s eye-opening documentary Under the Sun goes deep into the North Korean propaganda machine and asks: “Does the North Korean dream exist?”.
15 Apr , 2016 Hieu Chau
What begins as a heist film becomes something so much more in the small but hugely fun and surprising Chinese crime-comedy Chongqing Hot Pot.
13 Apr , 2016 Hieu Chau
It was one of our anticipated films of 2016 but does Sammo Hung’s martial arts drama The Bodyguard live up to expectations?
15 Mar , 2016 Hieu Chau
Who would’ve thought a Stephen Chow-directed comedy could be so environmentally conscientious?! Hieu and Hayley talk about the hilarious film, The Mermaid.
22 Feb , 2016 Hieu Chau
It’s not without its faults, but Li Yu’s Double Xposure features the best dramatic performance by Chinese star Fan Bingbing to date.
15 Feb , 2016 Hieu Chau
Mamoru Hosoda returns with his latest animated adventure, The Boy and the Beast, a film that’s equal parts martial arts film, coming-of-age and fantasy.
7 Feb , 2016 Hieu Chau
The latest entry in the popular and controversial Evangelion series – Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo – is the best yet.
16 Jan , 2016 Hieu Chau
From new films by Park Chan-wook to Johnnie To, we offer a short list of films you should keep an eye on that have a fair chance of screening in Australia.
8 Nov , 2015 Hieu Chau
It might not look like it but Sion Sono’s Tag is a pro-feminist work and one of the most bleak and bizarre coming-of-age films to come along in some time.