Author Spotlight

Sean Gilman

Sean Gilman is a film critic based in Tacoma, Washington. He has written extensively on East Asian film at MUBI’s Notebook, In Review Online, Frameland, and his own site, the Chinese Cinema.

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Becoming Hou Hsiao-hsien

Though the Taiwanese director began working in commercial genres, even his earliest mainstream films contain the seeds of the inimitable style that would establish him as one of the world’s most important filmmakers.

By Sean Gilman

Throw Down: Down but Not Out

Johnnie To pays homage to Akira Kurosawa in this martial arts drama about the virtue of struggle and self-improvement.

By Sean Gilman