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Director: Osamu Tezuka
Release Date: 1987
Rating: ★★★½

This film is named after a medieval sword smith who made swords that were supposedly cursed, creating blood lust in its wielder and finally making him commit suicide. 115 more words



Director: Osamu Tezuka
Release Date: 1984
Rating: ★★★★★ ♕

Osamu Tezuka is known as the founder of commercial animation in Japan, but he never lost sight of the artistic possibilities of animation. 171 more words

Independent Film Makers

AAAFF 2015: Festival Recap

Film buffs received an opportunity to watch a plethora of Asian feature films and short films last weekend from Nov. 12-15 at the 8th Austin Asian American Film Festival… 569 more words

TV & Film

Cinema One Originals 2015 (Part 1)


A number of good things can be said about Erik Matti’s latest film, Honor Thy Father, but what clearly deserves the strongest highlight is its subject. 553 more words


NETPAC Festival Report — QCinema 2015: Third Time's a Charm

QCinema, or the Quezon City Film Festival, had produced only three films in its inaugural year in 2013. It ran for three days in two cinemas, and since three films didn’t seem enough to conduct a festival, several entries from the recently concluded Cinemalaya accompanied them. 1,517 more words


The London East Asia Film Festival 23- 25 October 2015

London has always been home to various film festivals, from the prestigious BFI London Film Festival to the independent festivals like Raindance, the capital has never failed to entertain the public. 1,075 more words


Another Gojira post

G’day viewers, (sorry again for the opening) if you don’t know that one go educate yourself on Paul hogan. Today’s post continues in the topic we have been exploring on Godzilla (or Gojira) so we’ve already focused on some of the themes present throughout the film, but this week I thought I would touch on the Asian film industry and what effects Hollywood has on its market here in the west. 496 more words