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

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
   
The Last Communist
Amir Mummad, touted in Film Comment magazine as "the world's funniest Muslim filmmaker", delivers his latest essay film, "The Last Communist", on Chin Peng.
Country: Malaysia
   
Village People Radio Show
Confessions, Testimonies and Social Memory: Vinita Ramani listens on Amir Muhammad's Village People Radio Show.
Country: Malaysia
   
Chemman Chaalai
Deepak Kumaran Menon's "Chemman Chaalai": Beyond the Gravel Road.
Country: Malaysia
   
Agonistes
Wiwat Lertwiwatwongsa AKA Filmsick tackles an extract from a work-in-transformation by Lav Diaz
Country: Philippines
   
 

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