FURIE STILLS 1 6.5

NYAFF 2019: FURIE Review

Like some kind of badass Vietnamese version of Taken, Le-Van Kiet’s Furie brings fast, fluid action with a heavy dose of style to make it a martial arts bonanza that’s not one to be missed.

JAM STILL 1 6

NYAFF 2019: JAM Review

By exploring the small overlaps between, and coincidences among, the stories of complete strangers, Jam fails to become as good as the sum of its parts.

WHITE SNAKE STILL 7 5

NYAFF 2019: WHITE SNAKE Review

Full of gratuitous eye candy, White Snake is a derivative exercise that wrongly believes overloading itself with style and action can sustain yet another take on the ancient Chinese legend.

WALK WITH ME STILL 3 5

NYAFF 2019: WALK WITH ME Review

Walk With Me just misses the mark in being an effective and thought-provoking thriller that perhaps would have benefitted from a tighter script and different editing choices.

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Podcast: 329 – JINPA, HARD-CORE

With the New York Asian Film festival kicking off, Adam and Kevin take a look at two films screening there this year with Jinpa and Hard-Core. Other titles discussed include Samurai Marathon, Vice, Midsommar, O-Bi, O-Ba: The End of Civilization, and Child's Play.

SAMURAI MARATHON STILL 4 6

NYAFF 2019: SAMURAI MARATHON Review

Although uneven in certain spots, this period piece from director Bernard Rose, known for his horror classic Candyman, is an entertaining if not slightly underwhelming look at an interesting piece of history.

BUY BUST STILL 4 8.5

BUYBUST Review

BuyBust is a non-stop, adrenaline-soaked bloodbath that hits the ground running and doesn’t let up until the exhausting conclusion.