Reviews

Review: Audition

29 Oct , 2015  

A staple of Japanese horror, Takashi Miike’s Audition is a searing and unforgettable experience and one of the best Japanese films ever made.

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Review: The World of Kanako

29 Oct , 2015  

Travel down the rabbit hole and find out who Kanako really is in Tetsuya Nakashima’s problematic and deliriously crazed action-thriller The World of Kanako.

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Review: The Throne

23 Oct , 2015  

Joseon-era period drama The Throne is a tale of fathers, sons, responsibility and parenthood. It’s also South Korea’s official 2015 entry for the Oscars.

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Review: The Beauty Inside

23 Sep , 2015  

South Korean body swap romance The Beauty Inside is a surprisingly effective feature rounded out by its all-star cast, moving story and sensitivity.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Ruined Heart! Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore

21 Sep , 2015  

Filipino artist Khavn finds love in a hopeless place in his film, Ruined Heart: Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Coin Locker Girl

28 Aug , 2015  

Growing up in a crime family in Incheon’s Chinatown ain’t easy as demonstrated in female-driven Korean crime thriller Coin Locker Girl.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Wonderful World End

20 Aug , 2015  

Adapted from two Seiko Oomori music videos, Wonderful World End is a teenage pop film that plays like Kamikaze Girls for the social media generation.

Features

Interview: Director Khavn talks Ruined Heart

12 Aug , 2015  

Hieu Chau chats to prolific Filipino director Khavn to talk about his latest film, Ruined Heart: Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Partners in Crime

11 Aug , 2015  

Taiwanese high school murder mystery Partners in Crime follows three boys who investigate the mysterious death of a female student from their school.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere

31 Jul , 2015  

Vietnamese arthouse abortion drama Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere heralds the arrival of a new and intriguing female director – Diep Hoang Nguyen.

News

News: Korean Film Festival in Australia 2015 Full Program

23 Jul , 2015  

The full program for the 2015 Korean Film Festival in Australia is here and it’s a doozy… Find out which Australian Premieres were looking out for!

Giveaways

Giveaway: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

15 Jul , 2015  

Find out how you can win one of three Blu-ray copies of Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya!