Film Review #14: PREY

Written by Donovan Wan A Predator lands in North America during the early 1700s. It is not the kind of fan service you want, but it is the one we…

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The Lucid Dreamer

by Bryan Lee, Charlotte Yeong, Shang, Y.F. Lee [This article contains spoilers. Watch the movie before reading!] An Analysis of Stanley Kubrick’s EYES WIDE SHUT: If he wanted me, I…

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Female Rage meets “The Nice Guy”

by Denis Zhou Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman (2020) “A young woman, traumatised by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.”…

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SFS Showcase #1: Children In Society

Programmer’s Note by Morris Yang Get your tickets now here. Be an SFS member today to watch these exclusively curated movies for free or at a discounted rate!   It…

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Bright, bittersweet love in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and La La Land (2016)

Designed by: Nurin From the bright pastel umbrellas in motion to that jazzy score by Michel Legrand in the opening scene, fans of La La Land (2016) would not be…

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Let’s Get Physical (with safe-distancing measures)

TAIPEI FILM FESTIVAL 2020 SETS THE BAR FOR PHYSICAL EVENTS IN PRESENT COVID-TIMES The new normal has us at our laptops at odd hours, attending more film festivals, music gigs,…

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Film Journals #5 – YouTube: The New French New Wave

It’s easy to nit-pick at the flaws of YouTube videos and label them as “trashy” or “low production value”. But in this episode, we will compare YouTube’s history to that…

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