Hidzir Junaini

Horror maestro Joko Anwar: “In Southeast Asia, we have a rich tradition of ghost stories”

The director behind creepy classics 'Satan’s Slaves' and 'Impetigore'

‘Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War’ isn’t just the anime’s triumphant return – it’s a beacon of hope

The long-awaited return of ‘Bleach’ is cause for excitement, even if you aren’t a long-suffering fan of Tite Kubo’s shonen classic

‘Chainsaw Man’ review: the season’s wildest new anime reels you in with balletic brutality

This blood-spattered show about a kid who can turn any part of his body into a chainsaw is the most hyped freshman anime of 2022

‘Spy x Family’ season 1 part 1 review: an utterly delightful espionage comedy

This witty, warm and wholesome anime unexpectedly marries Cold War-esque spy drama with hilarious slice-of-life comedy

The 10 best Asian films and TV shows of 2022 – so far

Slow-burning arthouse fare, hilarious yet heartwarming anime, nonlinear historical epics… there’s something for everybody

Controversy or compromise? Why ‘Attack on Titan: The Final Season, Part 3’ will be the anime event of 2023

Regardless of how it ends, the final arc of ‘Attack on Titan’ will doubtless be a source of both anticipation, dread and heated debate

‘Rabid’ review: Erik Matti tackles pandemic paranoias in horror anthology

The Filipino filmmaker takes our coronavirus anxieties to the extreme with four creepy and darkly funny variants on classic horror tales

‘Attack on Titan: The Final Season, Part 2’ first look review: a spectacularly savage climax begins

One of the best shonen anime today has kicked off its final stretch in brutal and bloody fashion

‘Photocopier’ review: Indonesian crime-thriller avoids genre pitfalls for pointed social commentary

In director Wregas Bhanuteja’s debut feature, a shy Muslim girl goes on a quest for the truth after compromising photos she doesn’t remember send her life into a tailspin

The 10 best Asian films of 2021

Escapist animation, cynical satire, stark documentary, lyrical character studies – here are the cinematic riches Asia basked in this year
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