Indonesia

  • Review

    Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

    A refreshing throwback to 1980s kung-fu cinema with a socially conscious subtext…

    4 stars
  • News

    Discover rarely seen queer cinema at Queer East Film Festival

    Queer films from East and Southeast Asia will be screened in cinemas across London, from 15 to 26 September…

  • News

    Asian films screening at TIFF 2021

    A preview of all the Asian films screening at the 2021 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival…

  • Interview

    Cornelio Sunny talks Death Knot and new directions in horror

    Exploring Indonesian horror with a unique debut film…

  • Review

    Death Knot

    City dwellers travel to the countryside and fall foul of black magic in this familiar Indonesian horror…

    3 stars
  • News

    Udine FEFF23 unveils packed programme for online and in-cinema audiences

    The upcoming FEFF will take place at Udine and online from 24 June to 2 July…

  • Review

    Satan’s Slave

    The original Indonesian horror classic, recently remade by Joko Anwar…

    4 stars
  • Review

    The Queen of Black Magic (1981)

    The original Indonesian black magic classic, recently remade by Kimo Stamboel…

    4 stars
  • Interview

    Kimo Stamboel interview: “Joko and me were friends, but this was the...

    The director chats about The Queen of Black Magic and the popularity of Indonesian folk horror…

  • Review

    May the Devil Take You Too

    Timo Tjahjanto follows up his 2018 horror hit with more creepy curses and Evil Dead-style shenanigans…

    3 stars
  • Review

    The Queen of Black Magic

    A group of men return to the orphanage where they grew up and fall foul of a particularly nasty curse…

    4 stars
  • 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…

  • Feature

    The Top 10 Asian Films of 2020

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

  • News

    Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) announces full line-up

    The upcoming film festival will take place from 4 to 10 December…

  • News

    Overview of 14th Flavours Asian Film Festival line-up vol. 1

    From 25 November to 6 December Five Flavours returns in a completely revised version to live up to the challenges of the times…

  • Review

    Impetigore

    Joko Anwar delivers eerie atmosphere and decent scares…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    The Queen of Black Magic

    Kimo Stamboel directs this treat for daring horror fans, a revisit of an Indonesian classic which works best the bloodier it gets…

    2.5 stars
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