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