A film that will have audiences smiling throughout, Lucky is a fitting final outing for iconic actor Harry Dean Stanton.
The opening film for this year’s Japanese Film Festival is a ninja vs samurai action comedy loosely based on real historical events from the 16th century.
With full-throttle, gruesome action – including a motorbike chase involving Samurai swords – this cutting-edge Korean film is a cracker, writes Peter C Pugsley.
Singapore’s system of capital punishment is contentious, even within a nation where it seems to have majority support, and this OzAsia Festival film confronts the issue in a sobering way.
This year’s Japanese Film Festival opened with the delightful Bakuman – a live action film about two schoolboys aspiring to produce a manga comic.