24 military movies to watch over Fourth of July weekend

1 July 2016, 4:57 am

Few things have the power to transport people like the cinema. Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" or Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes? The following list is of our favorite military movies.... Read More »

Cinema can never convey the horror of war. But can it help us make sense of it?

29 June 2016, 7:06 pm

Vietnam means savagery and lunacy ... provoked by the real-world senselessness and cost of the shot is part of the point. It’s something the cinema-goers of 1916 knew all too well.... Read More »

Flight Check: Auckland to Vietnam on NZ269

26 June 2016, 11:18 pm

On time: We left bang on time and despite hitting a spectacular thunderstorm as we approached Vietnam, we still landed right on time ... every minute catching up on movies I've missed at the cinema. Watched Mahana (excellent), Spotlight (brilliant ...... Read More »

Vietnam to attend World Premieres Film festival in Philippines

25 June 2016, 9:00 pm

The film “The life of Yen” by director Dinh Tuan Vu, which won big at the 19th Vietnam Film Festival 2015 and the 2016 Golden Kite Awards, will vie under the Main Competition section. On the occasion, Vietnam will be chosen as the Country of Honour ...... Read More »

How the surfer flick ‘Apocalypse Child’ is redefining Filipino cinema

23 June 2016, 11:23 pm

Apocalypse Child, from Filipino director Mario Cornejo, takes place in the beautiful surf town of Baler, where Francis Ford Coppola filmed his Vietnam epic Apocalypse ... We talked about redefining Filipino cinema and why it’s sometimes better to believe ...... Read More »

Fallen soldier from Glendale honored with gravestone 50 years after his death in Vietnam

23 June 2016, 9:00 pm

For decades after his death in the Vietnam War, Allan Altieri's resting place lay bare ... Back in Glendale, Altieri's family owned the since-closed Roxy Cinema, where Persson got his first job. Richard Hunter, a combat veteran who served with Altieri ...... Read More »

Vietnam, RoK cooperate in cinema

23 June 2016, 12:35 am

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) and the Vietnam Cinema Department signed a minutes to develop cinema in the respective countries during a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien hailed the modern ...... Read More »

Vietnam, South Korea cooperate in cinema

23 June 2016, 12:25 am

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) and the Vietnam Cinema Department signed a minutes to develop cinema in the respective countries during a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien hailed the modern ...... Read More »

Films From Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand And Vietnam Join The Lineup At New York Festival

21 June 2016, 8:49 pm

In this festival, there are seven films from Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; that is within shouting distance ... “Clearly, these cinemas and industries were underrepresented,” Samuel Jamier, executive director of Subway Cinema ...... Read More »

New York Asian Film Festival Is Having a Southeast Asian Moment

21 June 2016, 11:12 am

In this festival, there are seven films from Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; that’s within shouting distance ... “Clearly, these cinemas and industries were underrepresented,” Samuel Jamier, executive director of Subway Cinema ...... Read More »

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