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ASIAN FILM MONTH April 1st-30th 2017

Well, it is going to be a theme month once again in The Magnificent World of Dave K. As I attempt to watch 365 films this year (most of which that I have never seen before), in the month of April 2017, I will be viewing only Asian films of various genres, concentrating on more sleaze and exploitation this time out. 67 more words

DVD

Ang Lee: Father Knows Best

Jadi berawal dari menonton film ini saya jadi penasaran dengan film-film lainnya dari Ang Lee. Yang baru saya tahu bahwa film Eat, Drink, Man, Woman (1994) adalah trilogi Father Know Bests-nya Ang Lee. 862 more words

Review Film

'Jasper Jones'

Published in 2010, Jasper Jones the novel has established itself as one of the most loved of all local novels – an Australian Southern Gothic where the heat is real, the cicadas loud as the tension builds in the (fictional) West Australian town of Corrigan. 139 more words

Film

Favorite Films of 2016

My favorite films of 2016:

I didn’t get to see as many films as usual so there are some films I might have liked more but didn’t get to see, but here are the films that intrigued me for one reason or another. 257 more words

Asian Film

'The Age of Shadows'

Overtly stylised Korean film noir, The Age of Shadows is a beautifully filmed cloak-and-dagger twisting narrative as the Korean Resistance attempt to move explosives from Shanghai into Seoul to move against the 1930s Japanese occupation. 68 more words

Film

AAAFF 2016: "After the Storm" review

“After the Storm” will make you fall in love with cinema all over again.

Review by Dana Summers and Shadan Larki

Hirokazu Koreeda is an icon of Japanese cinema and after watching his latest film “After the Storm,” it’s clear that he is worthy of such stature. 593 more words

TV & Film

'Joe Cinque's Consolation'

A clunky, stilted film, the lack of creative experience on and off screen undermines the telling of this fascinating (but horrific) true story.

In 1997, Anu Singh killed her boyfriend, Joe Cinque, by administering a fatal dose of heroin having earlier sedated him with Rohypnol. 103 more words

Film