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Why now is the perfect time to watch Goodbye, Dragon Inn

By James Balmont

Tsai Ming-liang’s 2003 film, newly released on Blu-ray, is a poignant and powerful love letter to the cinema.

How Mothra introduced a new breed of kaiju creature feature

By Anton Bitel

Godzilla creator Ishiro Honda’s globe-trotting adventure is a strangely sweet family adventure.

Unwrap the yuletide thrills of this controversial Santa slasher

By Anton Bitel

The original theatrical cut of Charles E Sellier Jr’s Silent Night, Deadly Night is now available on Blu-ray.

Discover this retro-styled psychological horror from Shinya Tsukamoto

By Anton Bitel

The Tetsuo director is at his hyper-stylised, idiosyncratic best in this unnerving period tale.

Discover this gentle Japanese drama about an eccentric family

By Anton Bitel

The Taste of Tea marks an intriguing departure from director Katsuhito Ishii’s earlier Tarantino-esque capers.

Discover this anarchic ’90s portrait of youthful despair

By Anton Bitel

Director Fruit Chan’s 1997 indie Made in Hong Kong captures a group of characters – and a city – in transition.

Discover this era-spanning yakuza epic and its contemporary remake

By Anton Bitel

Kinji Fukasaku’s Graveyard of Honor and Takashi Miike’s 2002 update redefined the postwar Japanese gangster flick.

How The Man Who Laughs redefined early horror cinema

By Anton Bitel

Paul Leni’s 1928 chiller, starring Conrad Veidt as a grinning carnival performer, is one of the most important films of the late silent era.

Why Flash Gordon remains a singularly joyous comic book adaptation

By Anton Bitel

With its camp aesthetic and winking humour, Mike Hodges’ swash-buckling space romp is undeniably a product of its time.

Why The Game remains David Fincher’s trickiest thriller

By Anton Bitel

The director’s 1997 film contains a sly parody of the capitalist ideals underpinning the American Dream.

Discover the anarchic fun of this genre-defying Hong Kong blockbuster

By Anton Bitel

Ricky Lau’s 1985 hit Mr Vampire deftly combines knockabout comedy, martial arts, monster horror and wacky dancing.

Discover this avant grade war drama 40 years in the making

By Kambole Campbell

Hausu director Nobuhiko Obayashi’s penultimate film, Hanagatami, is as surreal as it is moving.

Discover the sly social critique of this Reagan-era teen thriller

By Anton Bitel

Sean S Cunningham’s The New Kids sees James Spader terrorise a group of upwardly-mobile youths.

Why Britannia Hospital remains a savage British satire

By Austin Collings

Lindsay Anderson’s spiky Thatcher-era comedy is the perfect sign off to his Mick Travis trilogy.

Discover the tender romance of this backwoods monster movie

By Anton Bitel

After Midnight confirms co-directors Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella as among most exciting talents working in American independent horror today.

Discover the out-of-time futurism of this ’90s Philip K Dick adaptation

By Anton Bitel

Christian Duguay’s Screamers, starring RoboCop’s Peter Weller, was originally conceived back in 1981.

Discover the dark side of virtual reality is this modern tech thriller

By Anton Bitel

Yedidya Gorsetman’s 2018 film Empathy, Inc explores themes of identity, alterity and technophobia.

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