Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is brilliant, full of life, and it is perfect.
The new dystopian YA movie is a visual feast marred by a forgettable cast and weak script.
The best of Wes Anderson reviewed!
Unsane is a raw and unique viewing experience.
Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival is a triumph of contemplative Sci-Fi. It deftly blends nuanced social commentaries with a deeply touching story that is both cosmic-scaled and grounded in the virtue of fortitude and anchored by human emotions […]
The legends of Nazis occultism are a long-standing part of the popular culture that could be traced back to when the Nazi Party was still in power. The most notable examples are two different Indiana […]
Home invasion is a common archetype among horror movies. There is no more unsettling sense of violation than the malign unknown turning a sacred sanctuary into a hostile environment where the protagonist must fight tooth […]
Horsepower Month is all about men on horses or in fast cars, and there are none faster on the tracks than the 900 horsepower beasts in Formula One racing (aside from some jet-powered monstrosities). But […]
Edgar Wright is one of my favorite directors. I adore his films for their mastery of both verbal and non-verbal humor conveyed through visuals. On top of being laugh-out-loud funny, his comedies can withstand the […]
“There’s a hundred thousand streets in the city. You don’t need to know the route. You give me a time and a place. I give you a five-minute window….” With two thieves as his passengers, […]
Yi Yi , or 一一, means “one by one” in Chinese. In writer/director Edward Yang’s 2000 slice-of-life drama, the story follows the Jiangs and their extended family. After one day, the matriarch of the family […]
Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is a self-made woman born to a poor single-parent family. Through hard work, she became an economics professor at NYU and one of the youngest faculty of the university. One day, […]
This review contains spoilers for Steven Universe season 5 (and prior seasons). Please proceed with caution. Steven Universe is one of my favorite shows of all time. Whenever I try to get my friends to […]
“I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley.” was a line I’ve seen quoted a million times on the internet (along with many other jokes), but I have never seen this movie. It is high […]
There are several things I do not like about the movie viewing experience in Taiwan, and chief among them is the erratic release schedule for films that aren’t blockbusters. The award nominees usually get picked […]
Honestly, I can’t think of what would fit Wes Anderson’s aesthetic better than a stop-motion movie featuring talking anthropomorphic animals adapted from a British children’s book from the 70s. Fantastic Mr. Fox delivered the complete […]
Can you believe they made another new dinosaur?
Isle of Dogs. I love dogs. Wes Anderson’s second stop-motion feature is a celebration of human and canine friendship.
Writer Chi-Tsung shares his top 5 films.
“Lynne Ramsay and Joaquin Phoenix delivered an exhilarating experience.”
“The Square is a sanctuary of trust and caring. Within it we all share equal rights and obligations”
The beginning of the end..
After putting on a freshly pressed record from a live radio performance, Joseph Stalin slumped to the ground from cerebral hemorrhage as Mozart played. The guards dared not take a peek at Stalin’s office for […]
In Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, coming-of-age comedy Lady Bird tells the story of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (the most talented Saoirse Ronan), a senior in a Catholic high school. Christine was close to finishing her […]
A coming of age story drenched in blood.
There are some tales that exist in many forms, and they were reborn each time when given a new spin. This isn’t the first movie about a mid-life crisis, nor was it Ben Stiller’s first […]
Six-year-old Moonee rushed up the stairs of Magic Castle with her friends, their steps beating to the frenzied rhythm of a song that was their laughter and screams. A new car was spotted in the […]
I remembered staring at Columbus’s credit scene with a slight tinge of melancholy in my heart, but at the same time, I was at peace. Video essayist turned writer and director Kogonada’s first foray into […]
P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) had a dream: one day he would be more than the son of a poor tailor. The dream came in the form of a song, it wasn’t very specific, but he […]