East Screen West Screen #234 MEOW <喵星人> & WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

   

This week, some superhero news out of China, TVB strikes an overseas deal, FOUNDING OF AN ARMY is on the march. Then it’s on to this year’s entry for a Hong Kong kids film with Louis Koo and the Mannings Cat in MEOW <喵星人> and finally a look at the final saga of Caesar in WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES.

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East Screen West Screen #233 OUR TIME WILL COME <明月幾時有> & SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING

   

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.

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East Screen West Screen #232 OKJA & TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

   

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.

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