Supernatural cinema has become a spellbinding export for Thailand over the years. Starring Tilda Swinton, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria is the latest eerie tale to land on our screens, continuing a cinematic tradition that goes back decades.
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Dr Brain director Kim Jee-woon on Squid Game, Hellbound, Parasite and the South Korean screen revolution.
No green tracksuits required, but your binging attention is: Dr. Brain is the new South Korean TV must-see.
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Since its premiere at Sundance, the indie has received critical acclaim for its arresting take on Eighties "video nasty" aesthetics. Slightly scared, we meet its creative team.
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Roll over Avengers and tell Spirited Away the news: in three months, the new anime has become the biggest ever film at the Japanese box office. Here’s how.
From Indonesia to Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan, writer James Balmont takes a look at the non-English language films contending for Best International Feature at this year's Oscars.
A fixation with horror runs in the Cronenberg family. Following in his father’s footsteps, the visionary director uncovers the chilling meaning behind his latest film release.
While movie theatres are suffering, Peak TV is climbing higher, reaching further – and reinventing itself as cinema. James Balmont breaks down the cult Japanese and Korean television shows you need to watch.
With Germany on the quarantine-free travel list. We asked photographer and Berghain doorman Sven Marquardt to curate a coronavirus-friendly itinerary for your next trip to Berlin.
As countries open their borders for quarantine-free travel, including Portugal, we asked Portuguese DJ and naive record label owner Violet to curate a coronavirus-friendly itinerary for your next trip.
For their upcoming third album, the punk band have collaborated with one of the hottest producers in hip-hop. We joint-Zoomed frontman Joe Talbot in Cardiff and Los Angeles-based Kenny Beats to discuss their unlikely collaboration – and to share with The Face mixtapes they made specially for each other. Aw, cute.
Through deft social satire and political allegory, South Korea has not only grasped a defining monster of western cinema for themselves – they’re now leading hordes across the globe with a brand of undead movie-making of their own.