As a vehicle for Jet Li and rising Chinese thesp Wen Zhang to show off their kung fu and comedy chops, respectively, “Badges of Fury” narrowly passes muster as a silly time-killer, souped up with…
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
Although “Unbeatable” contains a few pugilist-pic cliches, the storytelling artistry of Hong Kong helmer Dante Lam and Nick Cheung’s powerhouse performance make a raw and compelling experience out…
With its gravity-defying stunts and logic-resistant plot twists, its kinky couture and kinkier sex, “Switch” dishes out splashy thrills so indiscriminately, it winds up feeling like a theme park with…
Anurag Kashyap's grittily stylized crime thriller is a more scattershot and pedestrian outing than his brilliant "Gangs of Wasseypur."
Vicki Zhao's accomplished directing debut is a lyrical ode to youth at its most fearless and foolhardy.
Singaporean helmer Anthony Chen's debut brims with love, humor and heartbreak.
Tyro helmer Amit Kumar invests a schematic police-thriller structure with a compelling moral dilemma..
This attractively packaged, moderately enjoyable account of China's rags-to-riches history lacks a contempo pulse.
Flora Lau's debut is beautifully assembled by a top-pedigree production crew, but it remains a modest accomplishment in scope and impact.
Hirokazu Kore-eda's reverberant drama is a characteristically low-key treatment of familial bonds, expectations and responsibilities.