Commencing Spank The Monkey’s two-part examination of Taiwanese martial arts cinema, past and present.
A year after Miyazaki’s swansong, the final bow of his Studio Ghibli partner Isao Takahata. A review by Indy Datta.
Spank The Monkey previews the Japan Foundation’s 2015 touring film programme, in UK cinemas from January 30th to March 26th.
Indy Datta reviews The Grandmaster, which hits British cinemas today.
Laura Morgan and Ron Swanson delve further into the London Film Festival’s schedule and report on what they find…
Josephine Grahl revisits Satiyajit Ray’s favourite of his own films, Charulata
Spank The Monkey previews the Terracotta Far East Film Festival, taking place in London from May 23rd to June 1st 2014.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s underseen debut feature screened last week at the ICA. Keifer Taylor reflects on the film and Weerasethakul’s subsequent career.
We are, of course much too classy to go with the “Electric Boogaloo” joke for the standfirst. A review by Danni Glover, who is blameless in respect of the foregoing.