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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% The Wrath (2019) "The Wrath" seems to include all the clichés and the faults of the category, but through its production values and the overall atmosphere, emerges as a true crowd-pleaser, a film that will satisfy all fans of horror movies. ‐ HanCinema
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
No Score Yet The Dude in Me (2019) "The Dude in Me" is a very entertaining mainstream film that manages to retain its audience's interest for the whole of its duration through its rather interesting combination of genres. ‐ HanCinema
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
No Score Yet Railway Sleepers (Mon Rot Fai) (2017) "Railway Sleepers" is a difficult film to watch, through its slow an uneventful pace, but if one is patient enough, he will learn a lot about Thai society, as he will witness a travel through the beauties of the country. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
No Score Yet LSS (2019) "Last Song Syndrome" is fun, easy to watch, and quite enjoyable (particularly if you like guitarist pop) and that is where its true value lies.. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Videophobia (2019) One could say that in the case of "Videophobia", image and aesthetics won over context, but the truth remains that Miyazaki manages to get some (if not all) messages through, while his rather unique approach makes the film very interesting to watch‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet The Teacher (2019) "The Teacher" is a well-shot, interesting film, but could have been a lot better if a few better choices were made in the script. Thus, to answer the question of the prologue, it comes close, but is not quite there. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Sunshine Family (2019) If you enjoy a bit of silliness and absurdness in your comedies, "Sunshine Family" will definitely make you feel at home. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Voyangkor Sundor (2017) "Killing Beauty" has its benefits, but the faulty narrative and the director's TV drama past, unfortunately, do not let them shine. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Oretachi wa tenshi ja nai 2 (1993) Not much more to say, "Oretachi Wa Tenshi Ja Nai 2" is one of the most forgettable entries in Miike's vast filmography and an effort only addressed to hard-core fans. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Oretachi wa tenshi ja nai (1993) Evidently, "Oretachi Wa Tenshi Ja Na" is not among Miike's best works, and the story is hyperbolic.‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet The Muse (2008) "The Muse" is a great, not just pink, but overall film, which highlights the abilities of the directors in the genre in the most impressive fashion. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Last Run: 100 Million Ten's Worth of Love & Betrayal (1991) The story is filled with cheesy clichés and an overall atmosphere that would be called cinematic with great difficulty, with the film's only appeals being that it was shot in Italy with actual Ferraris, and the few socioeconomical comments.‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Bonne à vendre (2006) "Maid for Sale" is an excellent documentary that highlights a very important issue in the most eloquent and measured fashion. A true lesson in documentary making. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Write About Love (2019) "Write about Love" is interesting, different, well-shot, and particularly easy to watch, and I do not think there is anything else one could ask from a romantic comedy. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet River (2015) River" is an interesting film that manages to communicate Gyal's comments eloquently and to highlight his knowledge about the children's way of thinking. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
No Score Yet Tang lang (Shaolin Mantis) (1978) The artistic aspects of the film exist to service the action, and in that aspect, Shaolin Mantis is everything a fan of kung fu films would expect. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet LoveDeath (2006) Fans of yakuza films, Japanese exploitation and Takashi Miike's work will probably love Lovedeath. Others not so much.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
93% Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai) (2016) Miss Hokusai is a highly entertaining film that excels both artistically and in terms of story.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Duel of the Shaolin Fist (1971) Overall, The Duel is a highly entertaining film during its action scenes, but suffers largely during their absence. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
91% Uzumasa Limelight (2014) Uzumasa Limelight is a great film about films, which, although takes the side of the veterans, ends up depicting hope for both them and the Japanese cinema in general‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Pekorosu no haha ni ai ni iku (Pecoross' Mother and Her Days) (2013) Pecoross' Mother and Her Days is a heartfelt film that deals realistically with the issue of senile dementia but concludes with a clear note of optimism.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
80% Lowlife Love (Gesu no ai) (2015) Lowlife Love is evidently an overachiever, owing its prowess in the magnificent cast led by Kiyohiko Shibukawa, and the "pull no punches" script and direction.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
47% That Demon Within (Mo Jing) (2014) Flawed though it may be, with many concepts unfulfilled and not as "dark and mysterious" as Lam intended it to be, That Demon Within is a visually impressive film with elaborate action scenes that will satisfy most fans of the genre‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
86% Farewell My Concubine (Ba wang bie ji) (1993) Farewell my Concubine is one of the definite world cinema masterpieces, a must-watch for every cinema fan. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
82% Audition (Ôdishon) (1999) fans of cult cinema though will definitely appreciate its atmosphere and the grotesqueness of the last part, which is what gave the film the place it currently holds in the category.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Unbowed (2000) There is something very rewarding in watching a film about such a critical issue that is also cinematically accomplished and highly entertaining. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet The Prodigal Son (1983) The Prodigal Son is an impressive film that benefits the most from its action scenes and cinematography, but could feature a little more action. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
100% Saving Mr. Wu (2015) Overall, Saving Mr Wu is a very impressive film, benefiting the most from its direction and editing. However, its narrative could have been a bit less complex. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
94% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) Koreeda tends to focus on feelings, attitudes and the general characters of his protagonists instead of specific incidents, and this style reaches its peak in this film‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Flying Colours (Birigyaru) (2015) Flying Colors is a very beautiful film, which draws much from its direction, acting and overall production values, with its sole flaws lying with the sanctimony of its script and the hyperbolic concept of Kubota. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Twisted Justice (2016) Twisted Justice is an unusual mix of real crime, action, comedy, and drama, which manages, though, to be very entertaining despite the fact that it fails in the dramatic aspects. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Swallowtail Butterfly (Suwaroteiru) (1996) Swallowtail Butterfly is a beautiful film that suffers much from its extended duration and the fact that Iwai tried to include many more elements than he actually could. ‐ HanCinema
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet A Violent Prosecutor (Geom-sa-oe-jeon) (2016) A Violent Prosecutor is a very entertaining film despite its lack of depth, which will definitely satisfy fans of Hollywood mainstream. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet The Boy Who Cried Wolf ... and More Children's Fables (2010) The Boys Who Cried Wolf has a very interesting central character and a logically constructed mystery, but fails in fulfilling the many aspects presented in its duration.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
90% Belladonna of Sadness (Kanashimi no Beradona) (1973) Belladonna of Sadness is a landmark in the history of animation, both Japanese and international, and both due to its style and its radical content, ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Kami no tsuki (Pale Moon) (2014) Pale Moon is a wonderful film, and one that points to the path Japanese mainstream cinema must take in order to evolve and get over the stalemate it is currently in. ‐ Asian Movie Pulse
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
100% Ama-San (2016) Ama San is a documentary as one should be, both in terms of direction and technically.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
100% SoulMate (2016) Soul Mate is a truly wonderful film that manages to reinvigorate a preterite genre with artfulness in every aspect.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Bitcoin Heist (Sieu Trom) (2017) Bitcoin Heist is definitely an action flick, but an impressive and quite entertaining one. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
87% Antiporno (Anchiporuno) (2017) Sono seems to be in his element, as the total artistic freedom he was offered allowed him to let his extreme artistry run amok.‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet The Last Princess (2016) The Last Princess is a very entertaining film that benefits the most from the direction, acting, and production values, despite the hyperbole that occasionally appears in the script. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
31% Jellyfish Eyes (2015) Jellyfish Eyes is a film chiefly addressed to children, but its visuals and twists make it a worthwhile spectacle for adults also. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Shinjuku Triad Society (Shinjuku kuroshakai: Chaina mafia sensô) (1995) Shinjuku Triad Society is one of the best specimens of the old Takashi Miike cinema, where story, characters, and violence had the first role instead of the preposterousness that seems to dominate most of his latest films‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Gokudô kuroshakai (Criminal Underworld: Rainy Dog) (1997) Rainy Dog is a great film that manages to combine John Woo and Takashi Miike's aesthetics in great fashion. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Nihon kuroshakai (Ley Lines) (Japan Underworld) (1999) Ley Lines has its faults, but features great cinematography and many of the elements that made Miike who he is now, and thus, definitely deserves a look. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
83% Lone Wolf and Cub - Sword of Vengeance (Kozure Ôkami: Kowokashi udekashi tsukamatsuru) (1972) Kenji Misumi directs a film that wonderfully combines artistry with exploitation elements‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
100% Lone Wolf and Cub - Baby Cart at the River Styx (Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (Shogun Assassin) (1972) Baby Cart at Styx is a great entry in the saga and a film that fans of exploitation are bound to adore. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
No Score Yet Poetry Angel (Poetorî enjeru) (2016) oetry Angels has its moments, but I could not help but think that all of its ideas have been presented countless times in Japanese cinema, and the technical aspect of the film does not do much to change this notion‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
73% Headshot (2017) Headshot is a martial arts film as it should be, fast, violent, and featuring impressive action scenes. Definitely not for the faint hearted, though. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020
80% Operation Mekong (2016) Operation Mekong is a definite action film, HK style, which will definitely find appeal to all fans of the genre. Its commercial success was utterly justified. ‐ easternKicks.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2020