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Film Review: Dumplings

Dumplings intrigued me as soon as I saw it’s DVD cover when browsing the world cinema section in my local HMV. I love the my obscure films and it’s description in the back left me even more intrigued than the cover itself. 545 more words

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Asian Cult Cinema

Asian Cult Cinema, by Thomas Weisser

Subject/Topic:  The cult of Asian action/exploitation/ martial arts movies has exploded into a phenomenon. Here’s the one-of-a-kind guide for its millions of fans which includes: 191 more words

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Sinag Maynila 2016: A Minority Report

“Five films don’t make a festival,” a friend remarked, jokingly. “Savage,” I said. Then I laughed because it’s practically true: like last year, the highlight of Sinag Maynila 2016 is its five features, but this time it has two sets of short films (thirteen of them in total) — a selection of new names that provide a seeming contrast with the familiar ones in the main lineup — and a section for Samsung CinePhone entries for students. 1,943 more words


Bad Rap (documentary) |indie Trailer Thursday

Four Asian-American rappers run into tough obstacles as they try to make it big in Hip Hop, a genre rooted in black culture.


CineFilipino 2016 (Part 1)


It’s hard to say good things about A Lotto Like Love — the fact that it got made is quite a feat in itself, but even admitting that leaves a bad taste in the mouth. 1,181 more words


森の伝説 (Legend of the Forest)

Director: Osamu Tezuka
Release Date: 1987
Rating: ★★★★★

‘Legend of the Forest’ is Tezuka’s longest and most ambitious short film.

Like many of his films it shows Tezuka’s concern with environmental issues. 404 more words


Film Log: January 2016

Wenn Deramas has built an empire. Not everyone is happy about it, but it’s futile to deny its existence and power, considering that five of the top ten highest grossing Filipino films of all time are his. 1,043 more words