The easternKicks Podcast

A regular magazine programme about East Asian film, with the latest news, reviews and interviews.

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    Episode 23: Indonesian Folk Horror special

    We chat to Kimo Stamboel about The Queen Of Black Magic…

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    Episode 22: Tokyo Dragon Chef vs Crazy Samurai

    We discuss the latest from Yoshihiro Nishimura and Tak Sakaguchi…

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    Episode 21: The Woman Who Ran and Hong Sang-soo

    We discuss the Korean director’s latest film…

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    Episode 20: The Gift Guide

    Naughty or nice, we select the perfect gifts for every Asian film fan…

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    Episode 19: Spotlight on…The Bride with White Hair

    We celebrate the classic starring Brigitte Lin and Leslie Cheung..

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    Episode 18: Hungry Ghost Halloween!

    We rediscover some unsung horrors from the 2000s…

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    Episode 17: Into the Leijiverse!

    We talk to Helen McCarthy about her new book on manga legend Leiji Matsumoto…

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    Episode 16: A pop-up chat about Asian Pop-up Cinema!

    We talk to founder of the Chicago festival, Sophia Wong Boccio…

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    Episode 15: NYAFF Action Award winner Geran!

    We talk to the team behind the Malaysian martial art film taking centre stage…

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    Episode 14: All aboard for Peninsula!

    Does Yeon Song-ho’s sequel reach its destination, or derail the franchise…?

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    Episode 13: Supersized Kaiju special

    In an appropriately monster edition, we chat about giant monsters!…

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    Episode 12: House Of Hummingbird

    We focus on the multi-award-winning debut South Korean film…

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    Episode 11: Spotlight on… Wu Xia (Dragon)

    We look back on an unsung martial arts classic of the last decade…

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    Episode 10: Bae Doona – In Focus

    A profile on one of South Korea’s greatest actors…

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    Episode 9: BFI’s Japan 2020

    We pick some treats from the BFI’s celebration of over 100 years of Japanese Cinema…

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    Episode 8: Free(ish) Korean Films

    With the popularity of Parasite and many still under lockdown, we look at free(ish) Korean films to stream…

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    Episode 7: Double Happy, Part 2!

    The second of our two-part specials on Hong Kong comedy!…

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