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Review: Midnight Diner 2


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, Midnight Diner 2 is “a worthy watch for anyone schooled in the cinematic culinary arts,” says Alex Doenau.

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Review: Flower and Sword


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, “Flower and Sword has an awkward balance to it,” finds Alex Doenau.

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Review: My Uncle


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, My Uncle “tries to coast on a charm that it doesn’t have,” says Alex Doenau.

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Review: Her Love Boils Bathwater


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, Her Love Boils Bathwater is “an exemplar of the genre in one of its purest forms,” finds Alex Doenau.

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Review: ReLIFE


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, “ReLIFE is fairly standard manga-to-live-action adaptation fare,” says Alex Doenau.

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Review: Mumon: The Land of Stealth


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, Mumon: Land of Stealth “offers action sequences that are everything that you want from a ninja film,” finds Alex Doenau.

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Review: Tori Girl!


Screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival, “Tori Girl is a fun and compact movie,” finds Alex Doenau.

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Review: Fun Mom Dinner


Now screening at the Sydney Film Festival, “Fun Mom Dinner is an actor driven film, and there’s not a bad one amongst them,” finds Alex Doenau.

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Review: The Other Side of Hope


Now screening at the Sydney Film Festival, The Other Side of Hope is “a movie of crushing inevitability and constant surprises,” says Alex Doenau.

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Review: Brigsby Bear


Now screening at the Sydney Film Festival, Brigsby Bear is “a cathartic experience delivered in the warmest possible way,” finds Alex Doenau.