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Max hits the road ……..

There's only a few days left until that Australian icon of the dystopian future revisits cinemas in the highly anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).                          As a way of preparing fans for the mayhem to come Warner…

Cub (2014)

Welp AKA Cub is a film full of familiar horror movie tropes. There's a large group of people (read = potential victims) setting up camp in the middle of the woods. There are lethal booby traps. And there's an urban legend that may turn out…

Musaranas (2014)

When I first browsed the plot description of Musaranas I must admit that I thought I was going to endure, rather than enjoy, it. Two sisters share a home together, with one of them being severely agoraphobic. And things are about to get…

John Wick (2014)

After appearing in films such as Tron: Legacy and The Matrix Trilogy, stunt coordinator/actor David Leitch makes his (uncredited) directorial debut with a homage to Hong Kong cinema, spaghetti westerns and 'gun-fu' films. John Wick stars…

The Last Reel (2014)

As part of the 7th Asia House Film Festival, the debut directorial feature by Cambodian director Kulikar Sotho will be having its European premiere and given its acclaim at Tokyo and Singapore International Film Festivals (winning the…

In the Absence of the Sun (2014)

The 7th Asia House Annual Film Festival kicks off on Friday 27th March with two gala screenings. One of the films is this poignant Indonesian drama, which will have its European premiere at the festival. In the Absence of the Sun…

Flashback Memories 3D (2012)

Tokyo-born director Tetsuaki Matsue started out as a filmmaker in 1999, originally directing documentaries.  After two directorial features in his filmography, he returned to the genre in 2012, when he made a feature documentary about a…

The Voices (2014)

After the wonderful Persepolis and Chicken with Plums, Iranian-born French author/illustrator/director Marjane Satrapi has been relatively quiet on the filmmaking scene.   After her first live-action directorial feature, the 2012 film Gang…

7th Annual Asia House Film Festival

The seventh annual Asia House Film Festival, celebrating film from the Asia Pacific region, will be taking place in London from 27 March to 31 March 2015. Organised by non-profit organisation Asia House and sponsored by Prudential, this…