Friday, August 10, 2012

Weekly Review Round-up (08/04-08/10, 2012)

Lots of great big broadsheet writeups for a variety of films this week and still more streaming in from PiFan and other festivals around the world, not least Fantasia where Doomsday Book recently walked away with the top prize.


(Hangul Celluloid, August 6, 2012)

(Global Comment, August 7, 2012)

(VCinema, August 9, 2012)

Doomsday Book


(, August 4, 2012)

(Montreal Gazette, July 26, 2012)

(, July 19, 2012)

Nameless Gangster

(Japan Cinema, August 6, 2012)

Planet of Snail

(Groove, August 4, 2012)

(VCinema, August 3, 2012)

(Boston Globe, July 19, 2012)

(Buzzine, August 8, 2012)

(Asian Movie Web, August 8, 2012)

(asia one, August 2, 2012)

(Twitch, July 19, 2012)

(What Size of Popcorn, August 6, 2012)


Arahan, 2004
(Unseen Films, August 8, 2012)

Moodori, 2006
(Seen in Jeonju, August 6, 2012)

The Host, 2006
(Famous Monsters of Filmland, August 8, 2012)

(Init_Scenes, August 9, 2012)

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