Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See Ron Morales' GRACELAND At Reel Asian!

Hey, Toronto! The 16th annual Reel Asian Film Festival kicks off November 6th and we want you to be there! Twitch is co-presenting the November 8th screening of Ron Morales' Graceland and we've got a pair of tickets to give... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win A Pair Of Tickets To See David Wu's COLD STEEL At Reel Asian!

Hey, Toronto! The 16th annual Reel Asian Film Festival kicks off November 6th and we want you to be there! Twitch is co-presenting the November 10th screening of David Wu's Cold Steel and we've got a pair of tickets to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Reel Asian Sneaks a Few Titles. The One You Should Care About is COLD STEEL

Having its sweet 16th anniversary this year, Toronto's Reel Asian Film Festival continues to showcase cinema from from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kashmir, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand; this also includes films from Canada and USA with an Asian bent.... More »
  

REEL ASIAN 2011: ETERNITY Review

It is Thai belief that souls of the dead return to the place they once cherished in life. As Eternity opens we see an older Wit riding throughout the countryside. As he comes upon places firmly planted in his memories we... More »
  

REEL ASIAN 2011: BLEAK NIGHT Review

A father tracks down former classmates of his son, specifically looking for his two best friends Dong-yoon and Hee-june. What he wants is to better understand his son, Ki-tae, and why he would take his own life. Perhaps these two have... More »
  

REEL ASIAN 2011: SAIGON ELECTRIC Review

Saigon Electric opens with a young man breaking in a shallow puddle. As he goes into some downrock moves it is undoubtedly an impressive display of both b-boy skills and photography. It is one of many flourishes of impressive dancing and... More »
  

REEL ASIAN 2011: PIERCING I Review

The financial crisis in 2008 has hit mainland China hard. Cities that once thrived and drew in workers from rural villages are closing their doors, pawning machinery to pay their employees their final checks. They now stand desolate in the... More »
  

Reel Asian 2009: The Ache

The heroine, Sheri, is a young Chinese Canadian who, despite her mother's obsessive fear of anything "dirty," secretly works in a fetish parlor. One day, she comes across a strange woman, Celeste, going through her trash. Disturbed by what the... More »
  

Reel Asian 09: Overheard

[The Reel Asian International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow night with the latest offering from acclaimed writers/directors Alan Mak and Felix Chong. The show starts at 7:00pm at The Bloor]Overheard opens with three men breaking in to an office at... More »
  

Reel Asian 09: When the Full Moon Rises

[Just a couple more days before the Reel Asian International Film Festival begins on November 11th. Don't miss out]Saleh used to be a reporter. But, his stories were too sensational to put to print so he is a reporter no... More »
  

Reel Asian 09: Win Tickets To WHEN THE FULL MOON RISES

When does the full moon rise?  On Friday, November 13th - that's when Toronto's Reel Asian International Film Festival will screen Mamat Khalid's cult horror comedy and you could be there for free.  We've got a pair of tickets to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Reel Asian 09: Win Tickets To YANGGAW

Toronto's Reel Asian Film Festival kicks off next week and, once again, Twitch is on board sponsoring a pair of screenings at the festival which means free stuff for you!  Today we're offering up a pair of tickets to see... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Reel Asian 2009: White on Rice

[White on Rice plays on Saturday, November 14th @ 5:00pm in Innis Town Hall. Ticket information below]White on Rice is a comedy about Jimmy (Hiroshi Watanabe), a naive but adorable 40-year-old divorcée who moves to America to stay with his... More »
  

Reel Asian 09: Yanggaw!

[Just over two weeks away from the 13th annual Reel Asian International Film Festival here in Toronto. Got my first look at a Filipino horror film for first time. Yanggaw plays Thursday, November 12th at Innis Town Hall @ 10:00pm.... More »
  

Reel Asian 2008: HANSEL & GRETEL Review

God bless the South Korean film industry. Despite a current lag in quality productions (gone are the boom years of 2000-2006) coming out of Chungmuro, there is a certain type of genre-mash that seems to thrive there better than any... More »
  

Reel Asian 2008: The Drummer

Jaycee Chan is Sid, the son of a small Triad boss who spends his time drumming in a band and fooling around with the woman of a rival gang boss. It is only a matter of time before they are... More »
  

Reel Asian 2008: Adrift in Tokyo

Takemura [Joe Odagiri] is in a bit of a funk. He is in his eighth year of university studying law. He has no personal connections to anyone, not even his parents. And he has somehow found himself oweing a debt... More »
  

Reel Asian 2008: Flower in the Pocket

Flower in the Pocket is the story of two brothers, Li Ohm (Wong Zi Jiang) and Li Ah (Lim Ming Wei), who are left to fend for themselves for the most part. Their own father Sui (James Lee) spends... More »
  

REEL ASIAN Ticket Giveaway!

With the Reel Asian festival just around the corner - it runs November 12 through 16 here in Toronto - we're pleased to have a healthy stack of tickets to give away. Want to see Hansel and Gretel? Either... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Reel Asian Announce Their 2008 Lineup!

The 2008 edition of the Reel Asian Film Festival here in Toronto - one of the oldest and largest Asian focused film festivals in the world - has just announced their lineup for 2008 and, go ahead, ask me how... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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