Old school modernity with Ozu Yasujirō. Available in Canada, The United States, and maybe other places. Approximately 85 minutes. Horino Tetsuo, Taichiro Saiki, Kumada, and Shimazaki are college boys. Tetsuo, Shimazaki, and Kumada are part of a male cheerleading squad … Continue reading WTF ASIA 61: Where Now Are The Dreams of Youth (1932)
Are you able to travel to Boston, Massachusetts? Do you like pizza? Are you willing to pay a little money for it? No, there are no new updates. I just felt like reposting this, even though the other dead thread … Continue reading Massachusetts Pizza Festival July 13?
The real education begins long before school starts. Available online. Approximately 134 minutes. Laltu and Mitali are parents of Rishi…nicknamed Gogol. Because local government schools in India are worse than that news story about Texas textbooks, Rishi’s parents are … Continue reading WTF ASIA 60: Ramdhanu (2014)
Do you like small towns? Do you have fond memories of the 1980s? Do you have a fascination for depraved serial killers? Do you crave police brutality? Do you dream of military dictatorship? Well, I have a movie for you. … Continue reading WTF ASIA 59: Memories of Murder (2003)
Uh…so…I don’t really know what to do here. So…today is the 30th Anniversary of the Massacre. From what I gather, Chinese people are still not allowed to talk about it…even though few of them seem to care about it … Continue reading The History Thread Calls It the 35th of May
In anticipation of both Pride Month and the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, I present…uh…this movie. Available online. Approximately 129 minutes. Flavia is thirty-years-old. She teaches at a girls’ school in Hong Kong. She is married and … Continue reading WTF ASIA 58: Butterfly (2004)
Family. Can’t live with them…so just run away. Available online. Approximately 126 minutes. Ginko had met Kazuo while they were studying pharmacy in Tokyo. They got married, opened up a pharmacy in the suburbs, and raised a daughter, Koharu. … Continue reading WTF ASIA 57: About Her Brother (2010)
Well, last week’s movie was a difficult one. So here is…well…another difficult one…ahem…but, hey. It is mostly in English. Available online. Approximately 125 minutes. Anu (nickname for Anjali) is driving her sister Meethi (nickname for Mitali) around the city … Continue reading WTF ASIA 56: 15 Park Avenue (2006)
Are you able to travel to Boston, Massachusetts? Do you like pizza? Are you willing to pay a little money for it? There is going to be a pizza festival at Boston’s City Hall Plaza on the 13th of July … Continue reading Massachusetts Pizza Festival July 13?
I have been doing this series about Asian movies for over a year, but have yet to talk about any animated works, at least no fully animated works. That changes today. And for those of you who may have been … Continue reading WTF ASIA 55: The Fake (2013)
HEY! ELENA! You took Laura’s phone…and…uh…her shirt… Continue reading Laura and Mario Judge Your Night Thread Posts
A long time ago…on a website far far away…I made this thread. Well, it’s the Fourth of May somewhere, so I am reposting this for the centennial, with minimal changes. EPISODE AV: The Force Avocados In was 1915 and … Continue reading 100 Years of Night Threads
Do you like Nat King Cole singing in mangled Spanish? Well, you are going to hear him a lot. Streaming in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and maybe other places. Approximately 98 minutes. It is Hong … Continue reading WTF ASIA 54: In The Mood For Love (2000)
As previously warned, here is my thread about this Saturday’s Massachusetts Meetup: Massachusetts/New England Meetup 04: Two Weeks Notice And here is this week’s WTF ASIA article: WTF ASIA 53: Hospitalité (2010) And, surprise surprise, here is the Spoiler Space … Continue reading The Night Thread Warned You
To celebrate a year of this series, I…post another article about movie that no one else has seen. A comedy about family, outsiders, and a metaphorical parakeet. Streaming in Australia, Canada, United States and maybe other places. Approximately 95 minutes. Natsuki … Continue reading WTF ASIA 53: Hospitalité (2010)
Hey y’all. Just directing your attention to the Massachusetts Meetup Thread. The thing is meant to take place a week from Saturday. So, if you are interested in attending and there is even a slight chance that you can make … Continue reading The Day Thread Promotes the Massachusetts Meetup Thread.
Note: I messed up when scheduling this article, so it may be difficult to access it through your notifications. Part One. Part Two, Part Three Japan Festival Boston is taking place on the 27th from 11:00 to 5:00 in Boston Common, which … Continue reading Massachusetts/New England Meetup 04: Two Weeks Notice
Sometimes, it may be difficult to understand the true significance of the moment that changed your life forever. Available online. Approximately 119 minutes. The movie starts out peacefully enough. Black and white footage of a tree waving in the … Continue reading WTF ASIA 51: A Bittersweet Life (2005)
A long time ago, the evil Empire held hostage countless lives. With the fate of the future in the balance, one man joins the Rebel Alliance and realizes his destiny. And through a mysterious power known as the Force, he … Continue reading WTF ASIA 50: The Last Supper (2012)
TEENAGE PUNKS!!! Available online. Approximately 115 minutes. A group of high school girls had planned to play a couple of cover songs for the school festival, but an injury to the guitarist and subsequent fallout between two of the … Continue reading WTF ASIA 49: Linda Linda Linda (2005)
The Mumbai lunch delivery system has been going strong for well over a century and only one in six million deliveries goes to the wrong place. This is the story of that one wrong delivery…that may have actually been the … Continue reading WTF ASIA 48: The Lunchbox (2013)