Asian Film Monthly: Fantastic Fest Edition

In this month's column, we take a look at some of the Asian films that played at this year's edition of Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.      China / Hong Kong     Let the Bullets Fly is rousing, blockbuster-style entertainment. It's easy to understand why it currently stands as the all-time box office champion in China; it's filled with colorful characters, memorable action sequences, a healthy amount of humor, and a dollop of pathos.    Chow Yun-Fat plays Huang, a local crime boss and drug dealer who holds the community of Goose Town in his tight fists. He's a charming, magnetic villain, the kind you love to hate, and Chow has great fun reveling in the man's evil. Though he's...

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