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Once you’ve had your fill of festival cinema screenings — ably provided by KOFFIA in Melbourne and the JFF if you’re in Adelaide this week — September looks set to offer quite an array of Asian cinema in regular theatres. Here’s what’s coming up this month:
My Kingdom (China)
I’m delighted to announce that as of Eugene’s review of Wu Xia the other day, Heroic Cinema now has precisely 1,000 reviews up on the site.
It’s been a long time since we started — even I, a Johnny-come-lately compared to some of the team, can remember when we used to review films on videotape and couldn’t wait for SBS to program something fun… say, all of Jackie Chan’s HK movies on successive Friday nights. Nowadays, we get Australian DVDs … (read more)
I love end-of-year lists. Writing them is fun (and you can read my list here), while reading others’ lists is a great way to learn about gems that I need to track down and watch.
Following are my favourite 2010 Asian film lists that I would like to share with you, and hopefully you’ll enjoy reading them as much as I have!
Asian Film Lists
I have finally got some spare time to write about my favourites amongst the films that I saw for the first time in 2010. Yes, I know it’s already the end of January and that in just 11 months’ time, we’ll have another new year to celebrate, but I’ve seen some great movies last year and so please let me tell you about them!
My Favourite Asian Films of 2010
(As I start putting the list together, I come to … (read more)