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Scotland Loves Anime

Okay, We’ve missed the Glasgow dates, but still an important festival for Scotland! No Shame; Copy & Pasted directly from Anime News Network (full details after the jump);


GLASGOW, UK – August 10, 2010 – We are excited to announce Scotland Loves Anime, taking place from the 8th to 10th of October in Glasgow and the 15th to 17th of October in Edinburgh this year! Read the rest of this entry »

Pang Ho-Cheungs “Dream Home” @ Film4s FrightFest

Lucky London! Film4s annual Fright Festival have announced their line-up for this Summer and one movie stands out to be a VERY interesting watch. Edmond Pang (Pang Ho-Cheung)’s Dream Home is getting a late night screening in Londons West End @ The Empire Cinema.

Lucky Bastards.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & Enter The Dragon @ Summer Screen

Oh you lucky people in Somerset. On Friday 30th July at the Somerset House courtyard Film4 will be opening with Quintin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Volume One at and then followed up by the might Enter the Dragon. We’ve copied this note from the Film 4 Website;

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & Enter The Dragon screen on Friday 30 July at Somerset House, the UK’s largest outdoor cinema. Somerset House is a spectacular neo-classical building in the heart of London, sitting between the Strand and the River Thames. Doors open 18.30, DJs from 19.30 and films start at 21.15. You are welcome to bring your own rugs, blankets and cushions to sit on (sorry no chairs, or portable furniture – inflatable or otherwise).

To purchase tickets to Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House, click here
To view the list of films screening at Film4 Summer Screen 2010, click here

[source; Film4]

Podcast On Fire 75: Terracotta Recap

Stoo returns with a bag of goodies in the form of his account of 4 days of watching films, reviewing, networking etc at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival. Also included are  various audio excerpts from the Q & A sessions, including the one with Bodyguards & Assassins director Teddy Chen!

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Antique (2008)

South Korea deserves a little love at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival and Stoo did indeed take the chance to take IN the 2008 comedy/musical. More on it below: Read the rest of this entry »

Yakuza Eiga – The history of yakuza cinema (Documentary 2008)

It’s not all fictional entertainment but edutainment to if you will and Stoo had the pleasure to watch the French documentary Yakuza Eiga at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival. His thoughts below: Read the rest of this entry »

Vengeance (2009)

There’s no stopping Johnny Hallyday on his path of vengeance and neither does Stoo as shares his views on Johnnie To’s 2009 actioner as seen at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival. Read the rest of this entry »

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