Reviews

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.

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MIFF 2015 Review: The Assassin

19 Aug , 2015  

After an eight year absence from filmmaking, Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien returns with a supremely lavish take on the wuxia genre in The Assassin.

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MIFF 2015 Review: Mountains May Depart

16 Aug , 2015  

Jia Zhangke’s, Mountains May Depart, is a multi-generational epic and an allegorical tale of capitalism in China and the future it brings to the country.

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: Hill of Freedom

5 Aug , 2015  

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.

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MIFF 2015 Review: The Liar

4 Aug , 2015  

Casting a critical eye over materialism and social status in South Korea is, The Liar, a film about a pathological liar and her double life.

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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.

Features

Interview: Director Jin Mo-young talks My Love, Don’t Cross That River

29 Jul , 2015  

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.

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!

Reviews

Review: A Werewolf Boy

21 Jul , 2015  

A critical and commercial success in South Korea in 2012, A Werewolf Boy, is a fantastic romance-fantasy hybrid packed with excellent writing and acting.

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!