Tag Archives: Philbert Lui

Toronto Youth Shorts on Rogers TV

A selection of winners from the 2012 Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival will be airing on Rogers TV the next two weeks and amongst the selections are work from Reel Asian friends. On the week of September 10-16, three short … Continue reading

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How About a Free Movie with that Street Meat?

Who doesn’t love night markets, especially Asian style ones? What can be better than the smell of stinky tofu as it fills the air while you make your way through rows and rows of assorted Asian treats with a hollowed … Continue reading

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BananaTimes goes deep with Asiansploitation

Our friends from sketch-comedy troupe Asiansploitation return with their newest offering – Asiansploitation Goes Deep.  You may remember troupe member Franco as Reel Asian’s dapper and dandy poster man-child last year.  And to give us more insight on this new … Continue reading

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Banana Review: Starry Starry Night

Just when you thought Phil was gone…he strikes again with another BananaTimes review, this time on our upcoming presentation Starry Starry Night.

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Banana Reviews: Silenced (Korea 2011)

Last year, Philbert Lui was the guest blog critic for several of our 2011 selections. Philbert also happens to be an emerging filmmaker AND a member of the Reel Asian Marketing Committee AND the founder of BananaTimes. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: T24 Project Film Challenge

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival is bringing back their T24 Project 24 hour film challenge on Friday February 10. The T24 Project is a unique 24 hour film challenge unlike any other. For one night, teams of local young/emerging … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Surrogate Valentine

BananaTimes reviews Surrogate Valentine and tells us why it sucks to be in “The Friend Zone”.  Surrogate Valentine is screening at Reel Asian on Sunday, November 13, 3:00 PM at The Royal. Philbert Lui is a 2011 Reel Asian Marketing … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Bleak Night

Check out TheBananaTimes’ review of one of this year’s Korean selection, Bleak Night here. The Toronto premiere of Bleak Night will be screening at Reel Asian on Saturday, November 12, 2:45 PM at The Royal and again in Richmond Hill … Continue reading

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A Great Start with an Awesome Marketing Committee

Hello everyone.  HELLO TAI!!! *looks straight into his Blackberry* This is Henry here – some of you may have seen me lurking around the office and festival events over the last two years working in various capacities.  Well, I just … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Philbert Lui, Cuong Ngo

Philbert Lui recently participated in the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival T24 Project* completing a short film called S2 in (yup, you guessed it) 24 short hours.

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