Classical in a manner that recalls Mikio Naruse's "Scattered Clouds" (1967), "Cold Bloom" dramatizes the tormented love between a widow and the man responsible for her husband's death.
Barnstorming swordplay, pretty faces and a no-brainer plot combine to fizzy effect in "Rurouni Kenshin," the screen adaptation of a Meiji-era manga series about a ronin who kicks ass while preaching…
A wrenching yarn about a mother seeking justice for the rape of her daughter.
"Kayan" offers a glancing impression of Middle Eastern diaspora life through a vivid rendering of a busy Lebanese restaurant in Vancouver.
Seducing with whispers of sweet nothings, "I Have to Buy New Shoes" follows a casual fling that trails off on a wistful note and leaves one with an unquenchable longing.
"Doctor" is so devoid of imagination, taste or style that it's inferior to the most pedestrian K-horror.
Turning nearly every scene into a blood-soaked melee, "Your Time is Up" is a concussive viewing experience.
An Indian wannabe thesp discovers Pakistani hospitality when he's kidnapped by Muslim terrorists in "Filmistaan," a thoroughly enjoyable laffer that manages the unusual feat of weaving an ode to…
Even if this 68-minute vignette doesn't break out beyond fests, debuting helmer Keiko Tsuruoka's fresh voice promises bigger projects to come.
An unconventional cross-cultural love story with a sharp social sting, "Mai Ratima" tells of a runaway Thai immigrant and a small-town drifter lost in the bright lights of Seoul.