Glasgow Film Festival 2021

Glasgow Film Festival goes online this year with their new online viewing platform but the same mix of films from across the globe…

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    Minari

    A warm drama about the power of family in the face of adversity…

    4.5 stars
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    The Drug King

    A solid but overly familiar true-life crime drama from Inside Men director Woo Min-ho…

    3 stars
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    Back to the Wharf

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

    3.5 stars
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    Dreams on Fire

    A luminously kinetic run through Tokyo’s street dance scene and fine vehicle for dancer Bambi; nothing more nothing less…

    4 stars
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    Spring Tide

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

    4 stars
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    The Swordsman

    A familiar-looking Joseon drama, redeemed by fantastically overblown fight sequences…

    3 stars
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    Da Capo

    A guitarist returns home to finish a song, and finds a merry band to assist…

    2.5 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…

  • Review

    The Man Standing Next

    Woo Min-ho’s intense political thriller gets off to a slow start but impresses in its final act…

    4 stars
  • Interview

    Woo Min-ho: “I definitely referenced Shakespeare’s Hamlet”

    easternKicks catches up over Zoom with The Man Standing Next director to discuss his intense political thriller…

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    Victim(s)

    No light at the end of the tunnel in this dense debut feature…

    3.5 stars
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    Minari

    Steven Yeun stars in an intimate family drama about an American Korean family…

    4.5 stars
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