In normal times, I’d be writing about ten comics I read that I liked this year and haven’t written about yet. But it is, as is so often said, not normal times and I am not entirely sure what the new normal will be both here at the […]
Catch a free, online screening of King Hu’s classic wuxia film, Raining in the Mountain, via the University of Wisconsin Cinematheque! Then listen to a conversation about the film with film critic David Bordwell on their new Cinematalk podcast available here. “In a Ming Dynasty monastery, competing bands […]
From the Archives: Lock, Stock and Barrel: Charting Chivalry, Brotherhood and Honour in A Better Tomorrow and Sonatine and their Inspirations
Guest Star Sayantan Mondal is a PhD Scholar working on the genre of Postcolonial Science Fiction. Apart from this he likes to write about films. But more than that he likes to watch them. And he hopes one day when he will be able to recover from his […]
It’s a music video celebrating the esteemed Mr. Vampire film series! Hopping Vampires! Lam Ching-Ying! Taoism! Shenanigans! (via Grady Hendrix)
“Hong Kong director Tsui Hark’s debut film, The Butterfly Murders, didn’t make much of a dent on the box office when it was released in July 1979, but it did garner some good reviews. Today it is regarded as a minor masterpiece for its creative and unique approach to […]
Michelle Yeoh reads Lotus & Feather, written by Ji-Li Jiang and illustrated by Julie Downing.