Wednesday, December 28, 2005

10 + 1 New Asian Movies Worth Seeing

Full Report with images HERE.

Howl's Moving Castle

"Hayao Miyazaki is arguably the greatest director currently working in feature-length animation."


"Aegis ably demonstrates that it isn't just Hollywood heroes who can kick ass."

Neighbor #13

"Neighbor #13 plays like a cross between Ichi The Killer and Fight Club, with a healthy dose of Kill Bill/Oldboy-style revenge thrown in."

The Myth

"Seeing Jackie Chan in a Hong Kong (read: not Hollywood) movie is reason enough for anyone to see The Myth..."


"Box office numbers in Hong Kong are usually reserved for fluffy commercial films starring a pair of girls who aren't really twins, so the success of Election is more than surprising."

Wait 'Til You're Older / All About Love

"The attraction here: Andy Andy Lau and Andy Lau."

Everlasting Regret

"Everlasting Regret challenges the veteran starlet to actually act, and her performance was subjected to a Hong Kong media microscope unlike any other."

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

"...a brilliant and darkly funny movie about grudges held, redemption sought, and the most important thing of all: good pastry."

April Snow

"Bae Yong Joon is at his most resplendently romantic in April Snow - especially during the famously hot love scene with Son Ye Jin."

Welcome to Dongmakgol

"Welcome to Dongmakgol could be the Korean film people talk about well into 2006."