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Edition 10

2005

edited by the Synoptique Editorial Collective

Originally published as an integrated/interactive HTML website, this edition has been preserved for future viewing in the form of PDFs which attempt to preserve the original layout as best as possible.

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Individual Chapters

The Gongfu of Kung Fu Hustle

Gary Xu

Corridor Romance: Wong Kar-wai's Intimate City

Laurel Wypkema

L’anime en quête d’identité, la saga ghost in the shell

Bruno Dequen

Fans, Copyright, and Subcultural Change: A Review of Sean Leonard’s “Progress Against the Law”

Brent Allison

THE WAY OF THE (FEMALE) DIRECTOR: The Work of Tomoko Matsunashi

Peter Rist

American Samurai, Chinese Sheriffs, and Hollywood’s Tokyo

Matthew Bolton

The Future of a Luminescent Cloud: Recent Developments in a Pan-Asian Style

James Udden

Fantasia Festival 2005 Report: You Can Take the Girl out of Fantasia, But Can You Take Fantasia out of the Girl?

Jodi Ramer

Regard dynamométrique sur Hong Kon

Philippe Tremblay

Squalid Infidelities IV: Chasing the Diegetic Dragon

Randolph Jordan

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF A SPOTLESS MIIKE: A Review of Izo

Andrea Ariano

Splinters X: Asian Cinema

Multiple Authors