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Review: The Taste of Things

Dodin is a gastronomic director conceiving magical experiences of taste and smell. As the cook, Eugénie is the physical extension of Dodin’s mind. They are one in the kitchen, but…

Doctrines for a Contented Life: About Time and Past Lives 

About Time (2013) and Past Lives (2023), directed by Richard Curtis and Celine Song respectively, explore the fundamental aspects of life—time, love, and loss. Despite being a decade apart, both…

Review: American Fiction

Breath-Taking. Real. Raw. What the world needs right now. Common phrases slapped onto film and literature reviews when they delicately graze against contemporary political conversations. But if I were to…

Review: In Broad Daylight

A part of the fresh wave of Hong Kong cinema, Lawrence Kan’s ‘In Broad Daylight’ is a touchy love letter to investigative journalism. This review contains spoilers. What made my…

The Art of The Boy and the Heron

This article contains plots and details of the film. The Boy and the Heron, the latest work from 82-year-old Hayao Miyazaki, is unique in its adaptation tactic and worldview building.…

Poor Things: Book to Film Comparison

Poor Things (2023, dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) has been taking the world by storm, but many are unaware it is an adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s 1992 novel of the same name…

Review: Time Still Turns the Pages

Content Warning: self-harm, child abuse Time Still Turns the Pages, which won the Audience Choice Award and the Best New Director for Nick Cheuk at the 60th Golden Horse Awards,…

The Long Journey for Foreign Language Films

Nowadays, thanks to globalisation and the development of streaming services, foreign pop culture is occupying the world. In terms of music and TV, K-pop and Squid Game have taken the…