Headshot

Headshot (2011)

Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s Headshot is screening tonight, 8.30 at the ICA, as part of the Pan-Asia Film Festival. Here’s what I had to say about it for a piece in LWLies. Thailand-set Headshot is perhaps LWLies’ favourite film of the festival. It presents itself as a noirishly pulpy crime thriller complete with shadowy shootouts, a pair of femmes…

The Fifth Pan-Asia Film Festival: Asian Extremes and Interiors

Opening tonight with Yang Ya-che’s romanto-political saga of Taiwanese turmoil and troilism *Gf*Bf, this year’s Pan-Asia Film Festival is, as always, an eclectic feast of films from the Far, South and Middle Easts designed to expand our concept of Asian cinema. As I argue in this piece for Sight & Sound, titles like Midi Z.’s Poor…