23 Jan , 2017 Hayley Inch
Geng Jun’s casts a satirical eye over the daily struggles of dealing with reality in Hong Kong & Chinese tragicomedy, Free and Easy.
3 Nov , 2016 Hayley Inch
Visually striking Chinese documentary Behemoth is an artistic critique of China’s industrial consumption of energy, resources and people.
14 Sep , 2016 Natalie Ng
The world of the teenage girl is entirely its own and Asia’s appetite for complex films about teenage girlhood has given way to two great films this year.
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.
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.
14 Jun , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Black and white feature Tharlo explores a clash of cultures when an isolated sheep herder in the mountains suddenly experiences the modern world of Tibet.
10 Jun , 2016 Pooiee Loh
Chinese documentary The Road covers three years of a controversial highway’s construction, revealing systemic corruption.and violence in its creation.
3 May , 2016 Matthew Rooke
Nanfu Wang’s debut documentary, Hooligan Sparrow, sees women’s rights activist Ye Haiyan fight to bring justice for six sexually abused Chinese schoolgirls.
15 Apr , 2016 Hieu Chau
What begins as a heist film becomes something so much more in the small but hugely fun and surprising Chinese crime-comedy Chongqing Hot Pot.
13 Apr , 2016 Hieu Chau
It was one of our anticipated films of 2016 but does Sammo Hung’s martial arts drama The Bodyguard live up to expectations?
15 Mar , 2016 Hieu Chau
Who would’ve thought a Stephen Chow-directed comedy could be so environmentally conscientious?! Hieu and Hayley talk about the hilarious film, The Mermaid.
22 Feb , 2016 Hieu Chau
It’s not without its faults, but Li Yu’s Double Xposure features the best dramatic performance by Chinese star Fan Bingbing to date.