As the 2018 New York Asian Film Festival rolls along, I took in two more film playing the festival for In the Seats. First, I talk about the drama Sad Beauty from Thailand, and then I share some thoughts on the wonderfully layered hip hop inspired drama Respeto from the Philippines. You can read my full thoughts on the films via the link below:
Full Review: Sad Beauty
Full Review: Respeto
Published by Courtney Small
The founder of Cinema Axis, Courtney is a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic who can frequently be heard discussing film as co-host of Frameline on Radio Regent. Courtney has contributed to several publications including Leonard Maltin, That Shelf, POV Magazine, In the Seats, Black Girl Nerds, and Comix Asylum. He has appeared on ET Canada and Hollywood Suite's Cinema A to Z. Courtney celebrates diversity in cinema as host of the Changing Reels podcast and is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society, and the African American Film Critics Association. He is also a Golden Globes International Voter.
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