18 Sep , 2017 Aidan Djabarov
Hirokazu Koreeda changes gears from family dramas to courtroom thriller with new film, The Third Murder. Does Koreeda’s style translate well in a new genre?
29 Aug , 2017 Brooke Heinz
One of several Hong Sang-soo films to grace cinema screens in 2017, The Day After continues the filmmaker’s thematic reflection over infidelity.
21 Aug , 2017 Hieu Chau
Daigo Matsui directs Yu Aoi in Japanese Girls Never Die, the filmmaker’s new and unapologetic assault on misogyny and the patriarchy in modern-day Japan.
13 Aug , 2017 Hieu Chau
Hong Sang-soo crafts what may be his masterpiece with On the Beach At Night Alone, starring Kim Min-hee in an equally perfect performance.
29 Jul , 2017 Natalie Ng
Find out how Okja’s bold use of costuming elevates its story, enhances its characters and deepens director Bong Joon-ho’s use of social commentary.
24 Jul , 2017 Matthew Rooke
Sigrid Andrea Bernardo returns with her third feature film, Kita Kita, a sad romantic comedy set in Japan about two foreign Filipino workers.
12 Jul , 2017 Hieu Chau
Kim Ok-bin stars as a trained assassin turned undercover government operative in the extreme and outlandish South Korean action film, The Villainess.
7 Jul , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Hime-Anole’s flips the switch from slice-of-life romantic drama to violent and murderous thriller almost effortlessly and makes it work.
4 Jul , 2017 Aidan Djabarov
Nobuhiro Yamashita’s latest film, Over The Fence, is a gentle exploration into the rarely seen lives of people living on the fringes of Japanese society.
29 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Filmed in the busiest maternity hospital in the world, Motherland is a profoundly humane documentary about Manila’s disadvantaged mothers.
28 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Featuring a huge all-star cast of Japanese acting talent, Lee Sang-il’s Rage is more than just a multi-narrative murder mystery.
27 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Brooke Heinz caught up with one of South Korea’s modern masters, director Bong Joon-ho, at Sydney Film Festival where they talked about his new film, Okja.