25 Aug , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Takashi Miike’s wild Yakuza Apocalypse is a bizarre film that only escalates in ridiculousness the further it progresses. An oddity for sure.
23 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
All aboard the South Korean zombie thrill ride, Train to Busan, the live action debut of filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho and the country’s first zombie blockbuster.
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?
28 Jul , 2016 Brooke Heinz
More than just a monster movie, Bong Joon-ho’s landmark film, The Host, was a biting commentary on society and a continuation of ‘kaiju’ cinema traditions.