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The Villainess | Jung Byung-Gil

The Villainess, Jung Byung-Gil’s demented take on La Femme Nikita,—or, alternately, any number of female-driven Hong Kong action flicks—has a number of eye-popping set-pieces that are as literal an interpretation of the term “motion picture” as you’re likely to come across. The first of…

August 25, 2017
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Asian Film Festival 2017 – Dispatch 3

The 16th annual New York Asian Film Festival recently ended its two-week run. We’ve already published two dispatches from the fest—for our third and final one, we have a few quick-takes on some exciting new Japanese films, including another entry in Nikkatsu’s Roman Porno reboot (Isao Yukisada’s Aroused by Gymnopedies),…

July 19, 2017
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