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  • Wolf Warrior

    Wolf Warrior


    Very nationalistic but entertaining war drama by Wu Jing. Scott Adkins has a beard and is slower than him. Chinese people have a nicer smile, too.

  • The Storm

    The Storm


    Interesting film from Kuwait with beautiful imagery somewhere in between a documetarian way of style in the first, and weird mythical ethno fiction in the second half. I watched it without subtitles, which was not too bad but some details might have slipped my understanding.

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  • Pickpocket



    Excellent, gritty and realistic account of a petty criminal left behind by his old pals that can adapt to new aggregational develeopments of contemporary chinese society. A bit too long, maybe, and losing its track in the last half hour, but that's just minor criticism in an overall superb film. Cinematography by genius Yu Lik-wai.

  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure


    Yes, this is maybe as good as it gets. Its biggest achievements surely are that this is not an empty popculture ballet without significant meaning orbiting around itself in a delirious hedonist fashion but bears, on the one hand, a lot of reference to actual ongoing developments (speak: anxieties) of society (The Zero Church as a religious cult, cf. A Guru is born (Takeshi Kitano), or 1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)) and youth culture (panties-hentais versus punky chicks adoring pure love (cf.…