Tag: china

Infinite Kung Fu

Print Reviews

McLeod’s first full length graphic novel is an epic zombie invasion that can only be repelled by the ancient art of kung fu.

Imagining India

Print Reviews

How does one begin to plan the future of a country that deliberately uses late-night TV as a form of birth control? E.J. Iannelli mulls over the possibilities that IT mogul Nandan Nilekani dreams up in his book Imagining India.

Sino the Times

Minority Report

What’s the proper response to Chinese expansionism? As threat or opportunity? Shelton Hull cuts through the hype and bluster for all the johnny-come-latelies.

Purple Butterfly

Screen Reviews

It took Aaron Shaul a couple of viewings to unravel the web surrounding Zhang Ziyi’s latest film, Purple Butterfly, but it was effort well-spent.

Lekshun 2K

2 Up 2 Down

Marshall Presnell gives the thumbs up to American, wait, human ingenuity in search of new frontiers, and gives a thumbs down to the BIG CONCEPTS.

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.