Lisa Takeba's "The Pinkie" was awarded the Grand Prix at the 24th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival.
Disney's "Tangled" will open the 21st Yubari Fantatic Film Festival, which unspools Feb. 24-28 in Yubari on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.
The Puchon Fantastic Film Festival's Network of Asian Fantastic Films has unveiled the 15 films that will compete at the It Project genre film mart.
Japanese pic "Negative Happy Chain Saw Edge" is the type of indie feature that, on its title alone, is assured a place in the hearts of Asian film geeks enamored by trash aesthetics.
Following a year plagued by controversy and boycotts, South Korea's Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival, aka PiFan, will bid to reclaim its title as one of Asia's most important genre fests.
Taboo-breaking sex and blood-gushing violence fail to congeal into a intelligible narrative in low-budget South Korean DV feature "Never Belongs to Me." Indie fests that embrace schlock value will…
Sex and death are on the menu when a Japanese plastic surgeon starts slicing and dicing his way to "The Last Supper." A cheap knock-off of a horror book by the same writer who novelized "Ju-on" ("The…
"Kill Bill Vol. 1" represents a hypertalented American film geek's fever dream of complete immersion in the world of Asian martial arts pictures. Film is a densely textured work that gets better as…
"Killing Zoe," the Eric Stoltz/Julie Delpy indie thriller launched at Sundance, topped the awards at the Yubari Intl. Fantastic Adventure Film Festival in Japan. The Paris-set heist yarn bested a…