In Jo Koy’s “Easter Sunday,” released in theaters Aug. 5, a family gathers to celebrate this most sacred of Catholic holidays.
FYI, there are no staff on Tokyo’s bullet trains. So in case you need to kill, maim, yell really loud, walk around covered in blood, or the like, I highly recommend this as a location.
Most of us recall the news in 2018, and there has been at least one documentary, with more to come, of the day a Thai boys’ soccer team and their coach went into a cave and didn’t come out, and the extensive rescue efforts to save them before the cave flooded for the monsoon season.
With its 220-minute running time, you could fairly say that “Emergency Declaration,” the new film from South Korean writer and director Jae Rim-han, drags a bit. It lacks the biff-bang-pow dynamic central to the disaster film genre, although selected parts of it move with lighting ease.
The martial arts fantasy film, “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” has hit $100 million globally, marking A24’s first film to do so at the box office.
When I walked into a showing for “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank,” I was thinking, right, “paws of fury” equals “fists of fury.”
Action-packed police thriller “Raging Fire” won best film and three other awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards, beating out a crowd favorite film about late Cantopop singer Anita Mui.
Booster has observed to the media that while reading “Pride and Prejudice,” he realized that Austen’s way of showing people being “awful to each other without being awful to each other” is another version of what gays call “shade.”
Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi says he was surprised by the international popularity of his Oscar-winning film “Drive My Car,” but attributes it to the universality of the short story by Haruki Murakami on which it is based.
“What if you could create a show where the third generation has at least some kind of thematic dialogue with the first generation? There’s a sacrifice of that first generation and the burden that it becomes on the third generation…I think every family has a Sunja…regardless if you’re Korean, regardless if you’re from an immigrant family. This experience of leaving a homeland to forge a new life somewhere else because you want a better experience for your children.”