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East Screen West Screen #222 MAD WORLD <一念無明> & SAMURAI GOURMET <野武士のグルメ>

MAD WORLD <一念無明>   SAMURAI GOURMET <野武士のグルメ>

On this episode Kevin takes us over the HKFA winners for 2016, we discuss a new Bollywood hit with DANGAL, and we also have some updates on the RTHK Netflix offerings mentioned a few episodes back.  Then for our reviews, Kevin looks at the highly acclaimed MAD WORLD <一念無明> and I look to a new streaming series out of Japan, SAMURAI GOURMET <野武士のグルメ>.
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East Screen West Screen #221 VAMPIRE CLEANUP DEPARTMENT <救殭清道夫> & GHOST IN THE SHELL

VAMPIRE CLEANUP DEPARTMENT <救殭清道夫>   

This week, we’re back after a two week hiatus and we give our brief thoughts on Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.  Then, Kevin follows up with some news on the film’s presence in Malaysia, some UDINE FEFF announcements, and some Asian remakes of Hong Kong films.  And for our reviews, Kevin takes a bite out of VAMPIRE CLEANUP DEPARTMENT [救殭清道夫] and then it is over to Hollywood for the polemical remake of the anime classic GHOST IN THE SHELL.

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East Screen West Screen #220 HUSBAND KILLERS <女士復仇> & KONG: SKULL ISLAND

HUSBAND KILLERS <女士復仇>   

On this episode, Kevin takes us through his experience at the Osaka Asian Film Festival, the HKIFF line-up, and we talk about the Malaysia ban of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  In the reviews segment, Kevin looks at Fire Lee’s latest directorial outing with HUSBAND KILLERS <女士復仇> and I discuss the latest in the expanding kaiju cinematic universe with KONG: SKULL ISLAND.
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