10 Nov , 2017 Hayley Inch
Kyoko Miyake’s award-winning documentary, Tokyo Idols, offers unique insight into Japan’s pop idol culture and critiques its many problems.
1 Nov , 2017 Hayley Inch
The high-octaine thrills of a heist caper mixed into a high school setting results in one of the most fun films of the year. This is Thailand’s Bad Genius.
10 Oct , 2017 Hayley Inch
Kim Min-hee and Isabelle Huppert team up for Hong Sang-soo’s Claire’s Camera, a film that once more ruminates on familiar themes from the Korean auteur.
23 Jan , 2017 Hayley Inch
Geng Jun’s casts a satirical eye over the daily struggles of dealing with reality in Hong Kong & Chinese tragicomedy, Free and Easy.
3 Nov , 2016 Hayley Inch
Visually striking Chinese documentary Behemoth is an artistic critique of China’s industrial consumption of energy, resources and people.
5 Aug , 2015 Hayley Inch
More soju and unrequited love abound in Hong Sang-soo’s Hill of Freedom which sees a Japanese teacher arrive in Korea in search of an old flame.
29 Jul , 2015 Hayley Inch
Hayley Inch chats with Korean director Jin Mo-young who reveals the secret to undying love in his gorgeous documentary My Love, Don’t Cross That River.
22 Jun , 2015 Hayley Inch
An unofficial sequel to one of 2012’s best documentaries, Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case sees the renowned Chinese artist fight China’s bogus charges on him.
4 Jun , 2015 Hayley Inch
Japanese animated film, Giovanni’s Island, follows two young boys forced to leave their home after Russain soldiers storm their fishing village in WW2.
11 Mar , 2015 Hayley Inch
One of China’s greatest filmmakers, Zhang Yimou’s continues his cinematic relationship with actress Gong Li in romantic melodrama, Coming Home.
30 Dec , 2014 Hayley Inch
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness is a documentary that charts the creative process behind Studio Ghibli’s masters, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata.
26 Nov , 2014 Hayley Inch
With the spectre of the Studio Ghibli classic looming large, can the new live-action adaptation of Kiki’s Delivery Service stand on its own? We find out.