Film review


FILM REVIEW: 'Postcards From London' Puts a Spin on the Prostitution of Art

CJ Sheu

The 2019 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival runs from 8/15 to 8/25 in Taipei and from 8/28 to 9/8 in Kaohsiung. This film review is based on a complimentary media screening.


'Nina Wu' Brings Taiwan into the #MeToo Era

CJ Sheu

Nina Wu (灼人秘密) is the first Taiwanese film to stir conversations around the #MeToo movement.


FILM REVIEW: 'The Missing Body Episode 1' and the Future of Taiwanese VR Cinema

CJ Sheu

A review of the VR film The Missing Body Episode 1, featured in the 2019 Taipei Film Festival.


FILM REVIEW: 'A Bread Factory' Gears Up for Urban Nomad Premiere

Cat Thomas

Patrick Wang’s epic two-parter 'A Bread Factory' has its Taiwan premiere at 2019 Urban Nomad Film Festival and is a compelling story for our times.


Green Zen on Film at Taipei Fine Arts Museum's 'Post-Nature' Exhibition

CJ Sheu

'Contact Prints of Baileng Canal,' a Taiwanese documentary screening until Mar. 10, is 80 minutes of quiet meditation.


REVIEW: 'Shadow' Presents a Wuxia Tale in Staggeringly Beautiful Monochrome

CJ Sheu

This ink wash painting come to life carries thematic complexity and a veiled political message.


FILM REVIEW: ‘10 Years Taiwan’ Peers Pessimistically Into an Unsettling Future

David Green

Taiwan’s foray into the future-gazing '10-year' franchise is poignant, ponderous and overwhelmingly bleak.


FILM REVIEW: 'Kontrata' Decries Human Cost of Contract Labor

Wendy Chang

A piece of fiction from Mayday Multimedia raises questions about the destinies of over-educated contract workers in the Philippines and around the world.

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