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Japanese Film Festival Australia Complete Program Reveal! Here’s The Highlights!

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The Japanese Film Festival (in Australia) has just announced their complete program for the annual event which runs from 17th October ~ 2nd December in Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne!  We have already posted about their awesome free cinema sessions, and are delighted to give you the complete program, which includes one documentary …

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Japanese Film Festival Australia Complete Program Reveal! Here’s The Highlights!

jff hpp

The Japanese Film Festival (in Australia) has just announced their complete program for the annual event which runs from 17th October ~ 2nd December in Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne!  We have already posted about their awesome free cinema sessions, and are delighted to give you the complete program, which includes one documentary …

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KOFFIA 2018 Film Review: GONJIAM HAUNTED ASYLUM Offers Familiar Thrills

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum does not hide its ambitions, and offers a pretty familiar take on the found footage horror genre fare. Thankfully it is bolstered with enough charisma from the entertaining mix of ghost hunters, and sustained tension to see things out to the creepy end. The millennial twist this time round is that they are amateur …

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Japanese Film Festival Australia Presents FREE Classics Cinema Program!

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The Japanese Film Festival (in Australia) prepares to delight in 2018, with a stunning diverse program of award winners, heart warmers, audience favourites, genre and indie dramas! The festival proper commences late September across the land before finishing on December 2nd. Before we even get a glimpse into what latest Japanese titles have been chosen …

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Give Me Hallyuwood Over Hollywood Any Day! KOFFIA Announces Korean Film Festival Lineup

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Exciting times ahead as the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) have just announced their awesomely massive lineup! Tackling Hollywood directly with the theme this year comes Hallyuwood, a kind of Bollywood term for the very specific nature of the Korean film industry, one that continually delivers entertaining mainstream blockbusters and indie darlings. Check the …

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Neighborhood Watch – Chinese Cinema At The Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF for short) is just around the corner in Australia. With over two weeks of films, and over three hundred features, the program is just as huge as ever. As MIFF has a focus program on China this year, we have done our best to break down each film from …

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DUDE’S MANUAL Reviewed

A perverted University sex comedy is the last thing I would have expected from mainland China. The times are changing however and Dude’s Manual proves to be both hilarious and progressive. The conservative film business producing a movie such as this is a positive sign for the maturity of the industry, and it certainly helps …

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THE PRINCESS AND THE MATCHMAKER Reviewed

The Princess and the Matchmaker is another lighthearted period dramedy from mega conglomerate CJ E&M. There is something nice however about the familiar, and this silly pulp romance hits all the comfort food buttons.