17 Aug , 2016 Hieu Chau
Our Huff and Puff Journey continues Daigo Matsui’s brand of teenage pop filmmaking with a heartfelt story of fleeting youth and adventure at its core.
16 Aug , 2016 Hieu Chau
At five hours long, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Happy Hour’s focus on women, communication and emotional intimacy makes it one of the year’s most intriguing films.
15 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Jung Ji-woo’s Fourth Place is an indictment of South Korea’s competitive culture which doesn’t just belong in sports but in all young Korean lives.
14 Aug , 2016 Natalie Ng
First time filmmaker Wang Yichun turns in a deeply promising and focused debut with her coming-of-age teenage murder mystery What’s in the Darkness.
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.
13 Aug , 2016 Natalie Ng
Boo Junfeng’s dark prison drama Apprentice is an impressive Singaporean feature that explores isolation and offers no easy answers to capital punishment.
11 Aug , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Chinese animated adventure The Magic Brush offers plenty in the way of laughs and imagination that’s sure to entertain the young and young at heart.
10 Aug , 2016 Natalie Ng
The gloves come off as Park Chan-wook’s sexually charged Gothic lesbian romance, The Handmaiden, reveals a director at his most feminine.
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?
8 Jul , 2016 Matthew Rooke
In a departure from Sion Sono’s usual manic craziness, the Japanese director presents the minimal existential science fiction, The Whispering Star.
30 Jun , 2016 Matthew Rooke
Na Hong-jin’s hellish genre hopping ghost story, The Wailing, is an unrelenting experience and one that is unlikely to be forgotten about any time soon.
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.