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Fantasia 2018 Review: NEOMANILA, A Ripped From The Headlines Neo-Realist Masterpiece

Young street kid Toto is in a very tough spot. His drug dealing brother is in jail, and the local meth pushers think Toto is ratting them out to get the police to secure his release. He spends the few...

Cineteca Nacional's 34 Foro Lineup: NYMPHOMANIAC VOL. II, BORGMAN, And Much More

Films never stop arriving at Mexico City's Cineteca Nacional and now, the 34th edition of their second most important event is ready to kick off. Cineteca's 34 Foro Internacional (International Forum) is, just like their Muestra, a fine selection of the...

THE GRANDMASTER Sweeps Asian Film Awards

Wong Kar Wai's martial arts bio-pic of Ip Man, The Grandmaster, took home seven awards including Best Film at the 8th Asian Film Awards, hosted in Macau last night. Wong was named Best Director, while Zhang Ziyi collected the Best...

Marshy's 11 Favourite Asian Movies Of 2013 Part 2

Every six months I like to reflect on my favourite new Asian films of the period, and 2013 has proved a particularly strong year. Asian Cinema featured very strongly at the Cannes Film Festival, scoring a number of award victories...

ILO ILO Takes Top Honours At Taipei Golden Horse Awards

Singaporean drama Ilo Ilo continued its run of awards wins in Taiwan this evening, where it was named Best Film at the prestigious Golden Horse Awards - widely regarded as the foremost Chinese language film awards in the World. Director...

Melbourne 2013 Review: ILO ILO, A Genuine Gem

Ilo Ilo is the debut feature from Singaporean director Anthony Chen, who is now based in London. It is, however, handled with such a deft hand and filled with so much obsessive detail that one would be forgiven for thinking...