Getting surprising mileage from a bite-sized subject, "The Killing of a Chinese Cookie" is a thoroughly amusing look at the fortune cookie -- its disputed origins, pop-culture profile and every other…
U.S.-based helmer John Kwon's debut "Always Be Boyz" aims to capture Seoul B-boy life, with actual dancers playing their fictive counterparts.
Nicely judged effort, whose low-key tenor downplays the story's potentially lachrymose or melodramatic elements.
The hip-hop culture that started as strictly an urban African-American phenom proves to have permeated the globe in "Planet B-Boy."
Real-life familial and business turbulence is engrossingly charted in "Family Inc.," which finds Helen Jen's co-helmer Emily Ting documenting her stormy apprenticeship in her own father's Hong Kong…
Excess melodrama only encroached on writer-director Jan Dunn's intriguing Dogma 95 debut feature "Gypo" (2006) at the very end.
Potential one-joke affair sustains itself quite nicely in Dan Butler and co-director Phil Leiress' pic, which avoids typical mockumentary pitfalls by remaining deadpan even as its content grows…
Bracing, intimate Amerindie "Around the Bay" charts a difficult chapter between one chilly Northern California businessman, his underparented young son, his hitherto estranged adult daughter and the…
One colorful personality and a handful of first-rank screen credits sustain interest in "Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood."
Neil Marshall's flair for visceral action more than compensates for his script's lack of conceptual novelty in "Doomsday."
Nearly 50 years after it launched her literary career, Edna O'Brien has adapted "The Country Girls" for the stage as "Tir Na Nog" (Land of Youth). Once considered a shocking affront to her native…