China

  • Review

    Monster Run

    Shawn Yue and Jessie Li headline this knockabout monster-hunting comedy, now screening on Netflix…

    2.5 stars
  • News

    5 Asian films to watch at 2021 Berlinale

    Our picks for the summer special accessible for the public from 9 to 20 June…

  • Review

    Back to the Wharf

    Actions from 15 years ago haunt a man returning to his hometown…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    Spring Tide

    Acclaimed director Yang Lina’s second fiction feature explores the lives of women in modern China…

    4 stars
  • Review

    The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity

    Guo Jingming’s big-budget, familiar-feeling fantasy epic lands on Netflix…

    2.5 stars
  • Review

    A Writer’s Odyssey

    A writer’s fantasy world collides with reality in this big budget Chinese New Year blockbuster…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    Anima

    An illuminating, exquisitely shot man vs. nature drama with a remarkably wide-reaching appeal…

    4.5 stars
  • News

    Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Announces A Selection of Asian Films

    The online film screenings will take place from 24 February to 7 March…

  • News

    10 Asian films to watch at the 2021 International Film Festival Rotterdam...

    The winter edition programme reveals 3 Asian debuts in the Tiger Competition, cutting-edge short films and new works of emerging filmmakers…

  • Review

    Hot Soup

    Four women of different ages…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Iceman: The Time Traveler

    An utter and complete mess of a movie…

    no stars
  • Feature

    The Top 10 Asian Films of 2020

    James Mudge chooses his favourite films of the last twelve months from around Asia…

  • Review

    MAMA

    Xiaoxian and her sisters…

    4 stars
  • Review

    The Rescue

    It’s Thunderbirds rebooted as Dante Lam delivers the thrills once again…

    3 stars
  • Review

    Curse of the Golden Flower

    Zhang Yimou’s all-star 2006 costume epic receives a random, though by no means unwelcome re-release…

    4.5 stars
  • News

    Hangzhou New Cinema film season soon online

    Screening a selection of rare films from one of the most thriving centres of China’s contemporary art cinema from 15-18 December…

  • Review

    White Snake

    Way better than expected, a classic Chinese tale is repackaged as a beautifully animated action-fantasy…

    3.5 stars
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