Nobuhiko Obayashi's profound if overly involved "Seven Weeks" addresses Japan's wartime responsibility and her present nuclear crisis with poetic whimsy.
Momoko Ando's delightful sophomore feature captures the experience of growing old with as much endearing eccentricity as her subjects
Takashi Miike's vampire-gangster action-comedy reps a lazily-executed dud.
An anguished cry against vicious class inequality and ingrained female abuse in South Korean society.
“Taklub,” Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s portrait of three surviving families a year after Typhoon Yolanda ripped through the city of Tacloban, is more concerned with their emotional devastation…
The workplace is scarier than any haunted house in "Office," a South Korean psychothriller that's razor-sharp as a satire on petty politics in the corporate world, but becomes sledgehammer-blunt when…
A piano teacher goes on a second honeymoon of sorts with her missing husband when he returns as a ghost in "Journey to the Shore," Kiyoshi Kurosawa's competent return to human drama in the vein of…
A stylish film noir that owes its mood of slow-burning heartbreak to the masterful performance of female lead Jeon Do-yeon.
"Our Little Sister" is so meticulously shot and gracefully orchestrated that it can be considered a worthy contempo successor to Kon Ichikawa's masterpiece "The Makioka Sisters."
A tortuous, tawdry pulp romance set in Shanghai and San Francisco and strung out over 10 years, “You Are My Sunshine” feels like a puzzle with half the pieces missing. The film’s mainland Chinese…
Enduring emotional ordeals that sometimes seem as grueling as the Long March, the teenage protags in the mainland Chinese youth meller “The Left Ear” lose everything — parents, lovers, money…
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