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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon

Written & Directed by Jay Duplass & Mark Duplass
Produced by Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass & Stephanie Langhoff
Released by Red Flag Releasing/Fox Searchlight Pictures (available on DVD/Blu-ray Sept. 18)
USA.90 min Rated R
With Steve Zissis, Mark Kelly, Jennifer Lafleur, Julie Vorus & Reid Williams
Released just before the start of the London Olympics, The Do-Deca-Pentathlon, the latest from […]

By |August 19th, 2012|Comedy, Top Picks|0 Comments

Painted Skin: The Resurrection

Directed by Wuershan
Produced by Chen KuoFu
Screenplay by Ran Ping, Ran JiaNan
Produced by Yang HongTao, Wang Ruojun, Wang ZhongJun, Guo L
Released by Well Go USA
Mandarin with English subtitles
China. 133 min. Not rated
With Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Wei Zhao & Mini Yang
Wuershan’s Painted Skin: The Resurrection, a loose sequel to Gordon Chan’s 2008 film Painted Skin, has […]

By |August 17th, 2012|Action, Asian, Top Picks|0 Comments

A Burning Hot Summer

Directed by Philippe Garrel
Written by Garrel, Marc Cholodenko & Caroline Deruas-Garrel
Produced by Edouard Weil, Conchita Airoldi, Giorgio Magliulo & Pierre-Alain Meier
Released by Sundance Selects
French with English subtitles
France. 95 min. Not rated
With Monica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Céline Sallette, Jérôme Robart, Vladislav Galard, Vincent Macaigne & Maurice Garrel
A Burning Hot Summer, despite the appropriateness of its title, […]

By |July 5th, 2012|Drama, Top Picks|0 Comments

New York Asian Film Festival

Now in its 11th edition, this year’s New York Asian Film Festival is a little lighter than usual on the fanboy-baiting genre material, such as martial arts, horror, action, and the outré Japanese sex and gore imports, its usual bread and butter. But to this critic’s mind, that is all to the good, in terms […]

By |June 29th, 2012|Festivals|0 Comments