The title may be "Daughter," but it's a tiger mom for the ages who holds the spotlight in this seething domestic horror film about a young girl's deeply unhappy childhood.
An artful and absorbing high-school thriller that ultimately feels stronger on hothouse atmosphere than emotional or psychological depth.
A sun-drenched, blood-spattered Australian thriller that seems to fancy itself the first movie ever to feature characters shot to death at point-blank range.
if you've ever longed to see "The Dark Knight" reborn as a witless Taiwanese buddy-cop caper, then you may well be part of the desired audience for "Black & White: The Dawn of Justice."
A documentary made in the immediate aftermath of a national trauma typically favors heightened immediacy over deeper analysis, and whatever the missteps and limitations of its guerrilla-style…
A disturbing yet compassionate drama centered around the tightly coiled psyches of three uniquely tormented individuals.
Absorbing even at its most impenetrable, "The Fatal Encounter" is a splendidly crafted, sumptuously photographed costume drama-actioner
A gently barbed, sentimentally played social satire whose familiar tale of overcoming bigotry, pettiness and greed could work in just about any insular small-town context.
Ann Hui first came to international prominence in the early '80s with "Boat People," an intensely harrowing drama about the horrors of life under communism in post-liberation Vietnam. Screened as a…
A passable, tolerable, not unbearable, totally inoffensive comedy that doubles the formula of Judith Viorst's beloved 1972 children's book.