Tag Archive | Reel Asian 2012

The Fruit Hunters Review (Kirk Haviland)

The Fruit Hunters Review (Kirk Haviland)

The Fruit Hunters (2012) Written by Yung Chang and Mark Slutsky – based on the book by Adam Gollner Directed by Yung Chang After a highly successful Toronto debut screening as part of last week’s Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival Richmond Hill program, Yung Chang’s The Fruit Hunters starts an exclusive engagement this weekend at the […]

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Cold Steel Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Cold Steel Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012 Cold Steel (2012) Starring Peter Ho, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Jia Song, Mickey Ho, Ringo Yu and Wilson Chu Written by David Wu, Li Xiao-Min Directed by David Wu Making a welcome return to Chinese action filmmaking after a long absence working in North American television, frequent John Woo collaborator David Wu brings […]

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Cha Cha for Twins (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Cha Cha for Twins (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012 Cha Cha for Twins (2012) Starring Huang Peijia, Paul Chiang, Lun Ou Yang Written by Yi-Chien Yang Directed by Jim Wang, Yi-Chien Yang Kicking of Saturday’s lineup at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts is the award winner from this year’s Taipei Film Festival, Cha Cha for Twins. […]

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Wolf Children Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Wolf Children Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012 Wolf Children (2012) Starring the voices of Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Osawa, Haru Kuroki, Momoko Oono, Yukito Nishii and Amon Kabe Written by Satoko Okudera, Mamoru Hosoda Directed by Mamoru Hosoda Considered by many in Japan as the heir apparent to the anime crown currently adorning the master animator Hayao Miyazaki, […]

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Graceland Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012: Graceland Review (Kirk Haviland)

Reel Asian Film Festival 2012 Graceland (2012) Starring Arnold Reyes, Menggie Cobarrubias, Dido De Le Paz and Ella Guevara Written and Directed by Ron Morales One of the grittiest films to play Reel Asian this year is the crime thriller Graceland from the Philippines. Not to be confused with the lavish estate of Elvis in […]

Top 5 Reasons To Check Out Reel Asian Film Fest 2012 (Kirk Haviland)

Top 5 Reasons To Check Out Reel Asian Film Fest 2012 (Kirk Haviland)

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival November 6-11 Toronto November 16-17th Richmond Hill, Ontario Toronto’s largest and oldest all Asian film festival, Reel Asian, will play out on screens across Toronto and Richmond Hill over the next week and a half. One of Toronto’s bigger and most recognizable festivals, the 16th edition of Reel Asian […]