Films From the South #12: Tatsumi (Singapore 2011)

Tatsumi is a rather wonderful film that was released domestically in Singapore after winning plaudits at various festivals. It’s an unusual animated film that successfully manages to combine a biography of a Japanese manga author with representations of several of his stories to produce a coherent narrative. But as director Eric Khoo remarked after its… Read More Films From the South #12: Tatsumi (Singapore 2011)

Vallanzasca – Gli angeli del male (Angels of Evil, Italy/France/Romania 2010)

Angels of Evil is a stylish Italian entry into the crime biopic genre which has seen a recent resurgence with the success of the two Mesrine films starring Vincent Cassell. It’s also related to another recent biopic, the mammoth take on the international revolutionary criminal Carlos. But perhaps it is best considered alongside recent fictional… Read More Vallanzasca – Gli angeli del male (Angels of Evil, Italy/France/Romania 2010)