Hidzir Junaini

‘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

The 10 best Asian TV shows of 2021

Yes, ‘Squid Game’ is on this list – but so are nine other sharp, stunning series about sin, spirits and society

‘Yuni’ review: a tender and thoughtful Indonesian coming-of-age story

An Indonesian teen girl’s personal desires are stifled by gendered cultural expectations in this lyrical character study

‘Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash’ review: a retro-action exploration of machismo and impotence

A raging fighter, driven by erectile dysfunction, meets his match and falls in love in Edwin’s satire of ’80s action movies and toxic masculinity

‘Hellbound’ review: demons rise as religious hysteria descends in this chilling South Korean series

‘Train To Busan’ director explores religious zealotry and social media frenzy in a world where demons literally drag sinners to hell

‘Squid Game’ review: child’s play turns deadly in a cutting critique of late-stage capitalism

456 people risk their lives in a mysterious survival competition

‘D.P.’ review: military police procedural sheds disturbing light on bullying in the South Korean army

A new enlistee drafted into the Deserter Pursuit unit tracks down AWOL soldiers in this enjoyable but heartbreaking K-drama
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