A24 batted a thousand, but Neon is hot on their heels. Also: Edgar Wright rights his past wrongs with substance and superhero movies finally become good thanks to Amazonian golden bondage play. For All the Daddy's Love in the World.
Tom Mes' overview of Meiko Kaji's career is more than an overblown Arrow Video booklet even if it doesn't spend very much time in her post-Snowblood career.
Every film that features the Buddy Holly song played at the same time.
The filmmaker and his subjects discuss their punk-rock documentary.
Kei Ishikawa discusses directing his first feature film.
We sit down with Naoko Ogigami during the NYAFF premiere of her newest film Close-Knit.
The director of Bad Rap discusses documentary film making and the concerns of modern entertainers.
CDFF returns for its second year, providing aid to the drought conditions for Asian film in the Denver area.
A B-movie video essay/appreciation of Setsuko Hara.
An update on what we have planned for 2017.
Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura has made two English language B-movies to date, both showing an A-level craft and will certainly become eventual cult classics.
Celebrate the end of the year with superheroes movies that intertwine into other superhero movies. Are you Team Pepperony or Team Thane? Starks and Stripes are welcome.
Another slow year for Japanese film but there were some great highlights.
Nate and Jason get in the festive spirit by discussing Tokyo Godfathers. This one is for all you Kon-heads out there.
Our picks for the best individual scenes of the year.
Grab a nearby cat, pull up a chair, dip your feet in a bowl of water and join Nate and Jason as they discuss the religious horror noir film Constantine.
When writing about directors or actors, it's best to make sure you have chosen the right picture. For example: when writing about Marilyn Monroe, use image of Audrey Hepburn and vice versa.
On this episode Jason went to the San Diego Asian Film Festival and Nate is confronted by a special guest regarding his love for the film Arrival.
Huayi Brothers give another reason why we should keep an eye on them as they continue to make their mark in Hollywood.
In this episode we discuss the creative and totally unpretentious classic in meta-horror.
Olive Films adds another sub-label to its belt: Oribu Anime, dedicated to releasing boundary pushing animated works from around the world.
The debut of Cinema Adrift's flagship podcast.
The 2nd horror issue of Cinema Adrift is out. Recommended only for the faint of heart.
The return of films with life lessons, both constructive and destructive. Watch, take notes, recreate in personal life, then repeat.
Jack Virnich writes on the pairing of manga-ka centric film Bakuman and a collection of experimental animated short films presented by Japan Cuts.
Uzumasa Limelight director Ken Ochiai gives his thoughts on the Japanese film industry, what draws him to a project, and also recommends some jidai-geki films.
Both films, in their own ways, showcase the struggle against the plastic people and forewarn viewers how they too can defend themselves in case of emergency.
The recent program of five films presented by the Alamo Drathouse Littleton presents a narrative about the great filmmaker that sadly does not do justice to the man.