On this episode, Kevin talks about the Taipei Film Festival winners for 2017, and the winner of the NYAFF as well. New Derek Kwok film WU KONG gets an unauthorized release, and some Mainland film finance news. For East Screen we look at Ann Hui’s WWII themed film OUR TIME WILL COME [明月幾時有] and then we swing back to the West for SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING.
This week, we discuss the much anticipated Netflix production from director Bong Joon-ho, OKJA. Then, Kevin takes one for the team with a review of the fifth film in the franchise, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT. We also discuss a small reprieve for the Wachowskis’ series SENSE8, some festival news, and some Taiwan film news.
This week we discuss a new commercial that uses a variation of Kiki from KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE, a new TVB series that looks suspiciously familiar, and Japan wins top award at Annecy. Then it’s over to our reviews with a look at Sammo Hung and Vincent Zhao in GOD OF WAR [蕩寇風雲] and Pixar’s return to the track with CARS 3. Continue reading East Screen West Screen #231 GOD OF WAR < 蕩寇風雲> & CARS 3→
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