22 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Bong Joon-ho’s (Memories of Murder, Snowpiercer) much buzzed about new film, Okja, is the acclaimed filmmaker’s most ambitious project to date.
21 Jun , 2017 Aidan Djabarov
Actresses Aoi Miyazaki and Ai Hashimoto star as mother and daughter in Yasuhiro Yoshida’s (Leaving on the 15th Spring) new drama, Birthday Wishes.
19 Jun , 2017 Aidan Djabarov
Like Grave of the Fireflies, In this Corner of the World is Sunao Katabuchi’s heartbreaking tale of the sacrifices made by Japanese civilians during WW2.
17 Jun , 2017 Natalie Ng
Melancholy and misadventure abound in Pop Aye, Kirsten Tan’s debut feature about the weird and wonderful road trip between a man and an elephant.
Ciao Ciao is armed with fresh and exciting originality, elevating its familiar material into a critique of Chinese society in the 21st century.
15 Jun , 2017 Natalie Ng
A Quiet Dream, Zhang Lu’s story about the marginalised members of Korean society, is a lovely gem that’s likely to win over fans of Jim Jarmusch.
14 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Hong Kong veteran Kara Hui stars in her final action film, Mrs K, a playful and fun fusion of Asian action-thriller and American crime cinema.
7 Jun , 2017 Aidan Djabarov
Though known for his beloved ramen western Tampopo, Juzo Itami also made enemies after humiliating the yakuza on screen which may have led to his death.
5 Jun , 2017 Hieu Chau
Fresh from its ‘out of competition’ screening at Cannes, The Merciless is yet another South Korean crime film. Stars Sol Kyung-gu and ZE:A’s Siwan.
26 May , 2017 Natalie Ng
To celebrate ten years of Lust, Caution, we look back at Ang Lee’s sexy espionage thriller and explore its incredible use of costume design.
4 Apr , 2017 Natalie Ng
Naoko Yamada, director of the K-On! anime series, brings to life acclaimed manga, A Silent Voice, an important film about acceptance and forgiveness.
1 Mar , 2017 Hieu Chau
Japanese writer-director Shunji Iwai directs Bae Doo-na in a heartfelt four-part web series Chang-ok’s Letter, produced by Nescafe.