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Kristian Lin

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Film Shorts

OPENING  And Then We Danced (NR) The cause of a full-scale riot in the country of Georgia, Levan Akin’s drama is about a traditional Georgian...

Night & Day

Wednesday 19 –Among other things, Masaaki Yuasa’s animated film Ride Your Wave will give you a look at Japanese surfing culture. However, the film...

The Lodge: Dead Snow

Five years ago, the filmmaking team of Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz captured the world’s attention with Goodnight Mommy, a horror movie they made...

Second Mantel

Last year, Stolen Shakespeare Guild paired Shakespeare’s Henry VIII with an adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, about Thomas Cromwell’s machinations in the court...

The 30 Best Korean Movies of the 21st Century

I promised myself that if Parasite won the Best Picture Oscar, I’d run this listicle of the best Korean films I’ve seen since the...

Marriage Story: Split

Oh, Noah Baumbach, you magnificent bastard. This highly literate filmmaker often writes about scabrous divorces, and you’d be hard pressed to find one more...

Irishman: Made Man

In the end, The Irishman’s winless fate at the Oscars was probably down to a surfeit of woe-is-me tales about aging white guys like...

Film Shorts

OPENING  The Assistant (R) Julia Garner stars in this drama as an assistant at a film studio who realizes that her boss is a sexual...

Arlene Shelton’s “untitled”

It’s not often we get to celebrate the opening of a new venue in this space, so let’s hear it for the Aledo Art...

A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Cinema

A little more than 10 years ago, I wrote an article for this paper reporting on the first Korean-language films playing in the area...