Fantasia 2019

Celebrating its 23rd edition, the Montreal film festival returns with incredible new features to sink their teeth into, from July 11th to August 1st…

  • Review

    The Wonderland

    A visual feast that focuses more on its stunning animation than its story…

    3 stars
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    DreadOut

    One half of the Mo Brothers takes on a popular Indonesian survival horror video game for his first solo gig…

    2.5 stars
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    Chiwawa

    After the dismembered body of a young woman is found in Tokyo, a friend investigates revealing an out of control spiral into decadence and despair…

    3.5 stars
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    G Affairs

    From its striking opening onwards, this is an unusual and interesting exploration of the gritty side of Hong Kong society…

    3.5 stars
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    The Prey

    An undercover Chinese cop finds himself the target of rich hunters in the Cambodian jungle…

    3.5 stars
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    Maggie

    An X-ray of a couple having sex in a hospital causes mass confusion and weirdness in Yi Ok-seop’s feature debut…

    1.5 stars
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    Stare, aka Shirai-san

    A new ghost appears to haunt J-horror fans in the form of Shirai-san, a spectre so terrifying that she literally makes eyeballs explode…

    3.5 stars
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    Sadako

    The iconic TV-crawling ghost returns yet again, this time backed by Hideo Nakata, director of the original Ringu…

    2 stars
  • News

    Asian films at Fantasia 2019

    We give you the full rundown of what Asian film fans can expect at the 23rd edition!…

  • Interview

    Yuen Woo-ping interview: “I require that they already have high-level skills in...

    We sit down with the legendary Hong Kong film director and choreographer at NYAFF…

  • Review

    The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale

    A gem of the zombie-comedy genre that rivals Shaun of the Dead

    5 stars
  • Interview

    Odd Family interview: Lee Min-jae and Uhm Ji-won

    We talk to the director and star of quirky zombie comedy Odd Family: A Zombie on Sale…

  • Review

    Missbehavior

    Pang Ho-cheung’s foray into the Lunar New Year star-studded comedy is exactly the tacky, throwaway film you’d expect…

    2 stars
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    And Your Bird Can Sing

    Miyake successfully highlights the difficulties of realizing a subjective position of desire within a relational context…

    3.5 stars
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    Door Lock

    Home invasion thriller preys on universal fears…

    3.5 stars
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    Fly Me To The Saitama

    A love letter to Saitama that is as bonkers as it is utterly brilliant…

    5 stars
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

    A new chapter in the Ip Man series that brings more of what the fans of the genre are looking for…

    2.5 stars