18 Dec , 2014 Hieu Chau
Japanese director Akihiko Shiota’s debut feature film, Moonlight Whispers, is the story of two teenagers’ sadomasochistic sexual awakening.
16 Dec , 2014 Hieu Chau
Thuy, the debut mystery-drama from filmmaker Kim Jae-han, takes aim at mail-order brides living in South Korea and the hostility they face from locals.
11 Dec , 2014 Hieu Chau
Tokyo Tribe, the new film from maverick Japanese director Sion Sono, is a beautifully garish action rap musical and an unforgettable viewing experience.
9 Dec , 2014 Caroline Tan
Can a South Korean perspective on romantic comedies help Chinese romantic comedy, A Wedding Invitation, escape its genre trappings? We find out.
4 Dec , 2014 Natalie Ng
Lilting is a deeply sensitive and humanist film about coping with loss and the difficulties in communication within relationships. Directed by Hong Khaou.
3 Dec , 2014 Natalie Ng
Deeply affecting Japanese film, Leaving on the 15th Spring, is a simple and modest coming-of-age drama about a young girl’s final year on her home island.
1 Dec , 2014 Hieu Chau
At the time of its release, Lost in Beijing was too controversial and banned by China. We take a look at the independent Chinese film to try and see why.
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.
24 Nov , 2014 Theodora Vatubua
We take a look at the live-action Rurouni Kenshin trilogy, the hugely successful Japanese box office hits screening at Australia’s Japanese Film Festival.
24 Nov , 2014 Natalie Ng
Confession, the debut feature from Korean filmmaker Lee Do-yun is a neo-noir film about three friends and a plan involving a staged robbery which goes awry.
24 Nov , 2014 Hieu Chau
Ann Hui’s latest drama is also Hong Kong’s primary bid for the Best Foreign Language Film at next year’s Academy Awards. Is it worthy of the nomination though?