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Welcome to our Asian Cinema website. The purpose of these pages is to bring you reviews of the various Asian movies we watch. That's it, plain and simple.

We hope you enjoy the site

David Bjerre & Uffe Stegmann


April 25: Added a review of My Neighbours The Yamadas.

Last updated: April 25, 2011

Number of original reviews: 114

Latest Reviews

My Neighbours The Yamadas

by David Bjerre

April 25, 2011

My Neighbours the Yamadas is not a film you should seek out, if you're looking for something in the vein of classic Studio Ghibli masterpieces, such as Princess Mononoke (1997) or Spirited Away (2001). Literally every single aspect of this film is different.

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Laputa: Castle in the Sky

by David Bjerre

April 19, 2011

First feature from Japanese animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli, and the third feature from its master Hayao Miyazaki, and if you have no idea who or what I'm talking about, rest assured that this is a good place to start

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by David Bjerre

March 14, 2010

"Mother" was directed by Bong Joon-ho, who did "The Host", which I absolutely hated. I must admit... I hated this film too. Almost everything about it is annoying.

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Ocean Waves

by David Bjerre

January 22, 2010

"Ocean Waves" aims for nothing more than to capture a boy's infatuation with a girl, wrapped in a slightly more mature narration from the boy himself, as he looks back on the events, clearly wiser from the experience.

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by David Bjerre

January 11, 2009

Jackie Chan made a name for himself doing crazy stunts. Without the aid of visual effects or stunts-doubles he regularly puts his own life on the line to get the shot, which pays off in a major way in an action film like this.

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