Day: 26 February 2022

Film Review: No Exit has fun embracing lunacy-driven thrills within its claustrophobic setting

February 26, 2022

Though there’s nothing particularly original about No Exit, the sheer commitment from lead Havana Rose Liu serves the film enough benefit that its genre simplicities and narrative lunacies are somewhat forgiven. Initially, Australian filmmaker Damien Power (Killing Ground) aims for a dramatic temperament, introducing Liu’s Darby as an addict in recovery who has all but […]

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Moneyboys navigates its precarious subject with warmth and respect: Mardi Gras Film Festival Review

February 26, 2022

Films dealing with queer thematics are few and far between in mainland China.  Due to the government’s strict regime on censorship, stories detailing the LGBTQ communities are a rarity, which is why a feature like Moneyboys is all the more curious.  Though set in China, it was filmed in the neighbouring Taiwan, co-financed with European […]

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