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We've just launched 'Issue Six' of Criticine, a curated series of articles, interviews and reviews that explore films and film-makers from the ...
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Ben and May

08.03.10
Criticine contributor. academic and critic Benjamin McKay died of a cardiac arrest on the 18th July. Much-loved by students and friends Benjamin will be sorely missed.

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07.01.10
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We've just posted an update to Criticine: Love Letters. Four new letters declare love to objects of desire from the Phillipines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Then we have a wide-ran...
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01.28.10
Welcome to Criticine. Welcome to Love Letters.

Criticine was founded in October 2005 by Alexis A. Tioseco and was "dedicated to pushing forth intelligent discourse on Southeast Asian cinema". ...
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01.05.10
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Alexis links
To mark the anniversary of Alexis' death, Ben Slater searches the web for his writing. He finds blogs, journals, articles, essays, fragments and memories.


Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
Filipino filmmaker Raymond Red considers his work and Filipino cinema's history and future in an in-depth interview with Gaik Cheng Khoo.


You can never go home
To mark his tenth year in Singapore, Ben Slater presents seven fragments about nostalgia in the films of Royston Tan
MORE FEATURES / INTERVIEWS
A Conversation with Lav Diaz
A Conversation with the Editors of Bioscope Magazine
Continuities: Philippine cinema yesterday and today
A Conversation with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A Conversation with Faozan Rizal
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.2
A Conversation with Sasithorn Ariyavicha pt.1
A Conversation with Amir Muhammad
A Conversation with Philip Cheah
A Conversation with Apichatpong Weerasethakul
A Conversation with Edwin
A Conversation with Ato Bautista
Only light and memory
A Conversation with John Torres
A Conversation with Kong Rithdee
Words from that day
Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song*
Gazing with Fresh Eyes
Reimagining Moroland: A tale of accidental filmmaking
Alexis links
Notes Made in the Dark
Journal Entry No.2: Wherever You Prosper
Plural Identities: Reinventions & Revisions in Malaysian Cinema
Monster!: I survive through other people's memories.
Coming Out of the Film School Closet
Mysterious Objects: On the early works of Apichatpong
The Trail of A Million Flowers
Love Letters
Uruphong Raksasad: Self-sufficiency moviemaking
Indonesian Cinema: A Year in Review
Whose Terror Is It Anyway?
Journal Entry No.3: End Credits
Rethinking Cinemas of Asia: Preliminary Thoughts
Speech Acts - Censorship and Documentary Filmmaking in Singapore
Why and for whom do you write/work today?
Journal Entry No.1: Anticipations of Light
The Face of Auntie Jen
Voices of Malaysian Cinema
Cinema Regained: Classic Filipino Films in Rotterdam
You can never go home
Why and for whom do you film today?
Toward New Ways of Seeing Southeast Asian Cinema
Art, Entertainment and Politics
Singapore GaGa Tours Singapore

Singapore Shorts DVD
Do you remember The Class of 2002? Ben Slater does, and tells us about it and its impact while dissecting the freshly released Singapore Shorts DVD compilation.
Country: Singapore
   
Bona
Bona: martyr or monster? Noel Vera revisits Lino Brocka's classic tale of obsession and stardoom.
Country: Philippines
   
Not profound, just waiting to be found: Aaron Chung
Hassan Muthalib introduces us to the works of this short film maestro.
Country: Malaysia
   
Mukhsin
In this extract from his article on the Malaysian director for the book Glimpses of Freedom, the late Benjamin McKay explores what makes Mukhsin so distinctively a Yasmin Ahmad film.
Country: Malaysia
   
Singapore Dreaming
The HDB and beyond (or beyond the HDB): Vinita Ramani looks at the latest local film to have made noise in Singapore.
Country: Singapore
   
 

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