The Asian Cinema Critic
In which nothing actually happens.
OK, now this is better.
There’s plenty to like in the Shaw Brothers’ simple retelling of a classic.
A thrown-away TV learns it has outlived its usefulness in Takuya Inaba’s bittersweet animated short.
Who’d have thought heaven would be so chill about returning as a ghost for the sake of vengeance?
A brother and sister look for shoes, instead come face-to-face with their own mortality.
A young yakuza falls through the looking glass in Takashi Miike’s bizarre opus.
Life takes some unexpected turns in Satoshi Miki’s comedy-drama.
The night is young in Masaaki Yuasa’s fun, strange romantic fantasy.
Donnie Yen stars in a soggy, lukewarm sequel that should have stayed frozen.
Hopefully they don’t come out with a Part Three. I think we’ve suffered enough.
China’s first feature-length animated film is, naturally, based off one of its most beloved tales. How does it hold up?
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