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The Heroic Mission: Jonnie To Retrospective

The Heroic Mission: Johnnie To Retrospective will be held from 7 - 14 July 2022 in London. Three films from Hong Kong director Johnnie To will be screened at The Prince Charles Cinema, London.

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April Blu Ray Releases on the Terracotta Store

A round up of April blu ray releases on the Terracotta store

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The Place for All Your Asian Cinema Needs!

Hong-Kong BluRays is a channel that exists to give Hong Kong movie lovers a place to see reviews of Hong Kong movies released on the Bluray format. Reviews will be short and sweet, spoiler free and will cover the quality of the disc release itself.

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Ask Junichi Yamamoto 山本淳 Anything

1. How did you come up with the story of the meatball machine? Why did you decide to make a movie like this?3. What influenced you in making this film, along with the 1999 edition? I think there is an influence from "Tetsuo" directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. But I wonder if there is anything else, what are the other sources?A. The 1999 edition is my second independent film. The first was a horror movie titled "Linga Mania" with the right hand depicting a man with a red penis giving birth to a god. "Lingamania" was the first movie I shot,...

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Contemporary Japanese Directors You Should Know

With notable and legendary directors like Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirō Ozu and Akio Jissôji who shaped the country’s film industry and contributed works that influenced even western cinema—it’s no doubt that Japanese cinema continues to evolve. 

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