Asian American Press

Asian American Press is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Diana Cheng
Rating Title/Year Author
A Girl Missing (2020) Diana Cheng Akin to his previous film "Harmonium" (2016), Fukada's storytelling is suspenseful and nuanced. Here in "A Girl Missing", his handling is even more high-strung and dramatic. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Hala (2019) Diana Cheng Baig has brought out a thought-provoking scenario that is both realistic and demands attention. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Parasite (2019) Diana Cheng What Bong presents with "Parasite" is a scenario provoking the imaginary. The bottom line could well be just the wild wide of pure entertainment. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Ramen Shop (2018) Diana Cheng Acclaimed Singaporean director Eric Khoo offers us a slow cooked, savory broth, using ingredients that are comforting and heartwarming to present a scenario of reconciliation. EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
Isha Ovedet (2018) Diana Cheng Aviad's storytelling is realistic and engrossing, her handheld camera follows Orna like a shadow, the slightly roving movement accentuates the tension. EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
The Third Wife (2018) Diana Cheng A film with minimal dialogues, The Third Wife is a visual story. Its sensual aesthetics and dream-like sequences wrap a harsh reality: the plight of women in a patriarchal society. EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
The Chambermaid (2018) Diana Cheng Avilés makes a seemingly mundane act a moving moment. EDIT
Posted Apr 24, 2019
Ash Is Purest White (2018) Diana Cheng To balance the fast changing landscape of the country, there are slower, reflective moments; from the billowing Yangtze to the expanding cosmos, Jia packs a lot for his viewers to mull upon. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2019
Hotel by the River (2018) Diana Cheng the serene camera capturing the two women against the expanse of freshly fallen snow is perhaps the most poetic in [Hong's] recent works. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2019
The Rider (2017) Diana Cheng "The Rider" is visual poetry on a subject that is seldom explored... EDIT
Posted Jan 6, 2019
The Day After (2017) Diana Cheng Shot in black and white, the film allows viewers to observe the characters like a visual document, but at the same time, entertaining them with humorous nuances. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2018
On the Beach at Night Alone (2017) Diana Cheng The parallels are obvious, the sentiments genuine. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2018
Shadow (2018) Diana Cheng "Shadow" is an elegant Chinese ink brush painting. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2018
Capernaum (2018) Diana Cheng Labaki's realistic camera following Zain, whose family is undocumented migrants, takes viewers into the heart of a very real, universal issue, no, not about refugees, but the problem of unfit parenting. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2018
Manbiki kazoku (2018) Diana Cheng Kore-eda is a masterful storyteller. Just as we're complacent and pleased with how this peculiar family goes on, secrets begin to spill... Layer by layer we're led into stark, riveting realism. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2018
Burning (2018) Diana Cheng Acclaimed Korean director Lee Chang-dong has fleshed out the minimalist narrative of Murakami's story and created an extended ending, turning "Burning" from mere rumination into a dramatic suspense thriller... EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
Searching (2018) Diana Cheng Chaganty's style is fresh and contemporary, relevant and slick. EDIT
Posted Sep 2, 2018
Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Diana Cheng What's in a name? It should be quite obvious that such a book title is intended to be satirical. That Nick has been hiding his wealth and privileged background in order to woo Rachel tells exactly the opposite of what the book/movie title conveys. EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2018