April 19, 2010
Mystic River

Mystic River (Clint Eastwood, 2003)

Mystic River works because it’s never bogged down by any flashy camera movement. light theatrics or editing experimentation.
December 16, 2013
Hentai Kamen in action

HK: Hentai Kamen (Yûichi Fukuda, 2013)

Apart from the fact that it’s one of the most entertaining films of 2013, the best thing about HK: Hentai Kamen is the joy of having to explain its premise to people, to witness their flabbergasted stare and assure them that “it’s really, really good”. Actually, it is really good because its parody comes from a place of love for […]
November 28, 2010
Woochi

Woochi (Dong-hoon Choi, 2009)

Woochi starts out as a magic-driven wuxia-like set in the Joseon era in Korea, but segues into an unsophisticated popular fare.
March 26, 2010
A Silent Love

A Silent Love (Federico Hidalgo, 2004)

What’s most interesting about A Silent Love is its comical approach to its subject. There is much in common with the tongue-in-cheek of Mexican dramas.
September 30, 2013
The Human Race

The Human Race (Paul Hough, 2013)

The Human Race is an atypical survival horror film containing some sci-fi elements and archetypal characters in inventive genre-bending situations.