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2020/12/17 | Kuan-lin F. Liu

Was ‘Your Name Engraved Herein’ a Missed Opportunity To Discover LGBTQ Talent?

'Your Name Engraved Herein' has catapulted Edward Chen and Tseng Jing-hua to a new level of fame, but this also may be a missed opportunity for gay representation in Taiwanese film.

2020/09/11 | SueAnn Shiah

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Dishonors a Beloved Folktale

'Mulan' is a cringe-inducing misrepresentation of Chinese history and culture.

2020/05/28 | Op-Ed

What Can 'The Last Emperor' Teach Us About Life in Confinement?

The digitally remastered version of 'The Last Emperor' is now in Taipei theaters, and it has climbed to second place in the city's box office chart.

2019/12/13 | New Bloom

Q&A With KEFF, Director of 'The Secret Lives of Asians at Night'

"The Secret Lives of Asians at Night" is a short film featured in the 2019 Taipei Film Festival. Taiwanese-American director KEFF talks about his upbringing and the inspiration for the film.

2018/05/11 | Cat Thomas

INTERVIEW: Urban Nomad Subverts, Inspires, Strengthens

This year's offerings cover dashcams, porn, punk and violent revolutions.

2017/06/26 | Chen Changye

How Shanghai Can Become a Movie-making Powerhouse Once Again

A dearth of talent once cast the city into the filmmaking wilderness, but recently, the sprouts of renewed growth have appeared.

2017/06/25 | Andrew Alan Johnson

FILM REVIEW: 'By The Time It Gets Dark'

Dao Khanong/ดาวคะนอง (By the Time It Gets Dark). Electric Eel Films, 2016. Directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong. In Thai. 105 minutes.

2017/05/18 | Shreya Dasgupta

Rare and Secretive Bay Cat Caught on Camera in Borneo

The secretive bay cat was photographed and filmed in a new location that is about 40 miles outside its currently known distribution range in Borneo.

2017/04/21 | James Baron

From Caracas to Taipei: The Strange World of Ignacio Huang

The life of the Taiwan-born Argentine actor spans across continents and cultures.

2017/03/15 | Kirsten Han

Why Disney's 'Gay Moment' is Causing Hysteria in Singapore

The church's lack of acceptance has a very real impact on the mental health of LGBT people, writes Kirsten Han in Singapore.

2017/02/14 | Marie-Alice McLean-Dreyfus

Kung-Fu Yoga: China's Soft Power Drive Goes Awry

Reviews have slammed it as a "mangled mess" and a "snoozefest masquerading as a film," but what else does it say about China's soft power drive?

2017/01/06 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Filmmaker Denies ‘Pro-Independence’ Claim by Chinese Media

The Taiwanese director is now being accused of bowing to Chinese pressure.

2016/12/22 | Cinema Escapist

INTERVIEW: A Peak of Film Productions in the 'Theater State' of North Korea

In a special in-depth interview, author and filmmaker Paul Fischer discusses his book about North Korean cinema and how perception and propaganda define the isolated state.