Delightfully droll and fondly indulgent of its screwy protags, Nipponese helmer-scribe Kenji Uchida's "Key of Life" depicts what happens when a struggling actor and a hitman usurp each others'…
Substitute zombies or mutant koala bears for the scary kids that run rampant on a Mexican island, and "Come Out and Play" wouldn't be any better or worse.
Charting a woman's downfall after she commits adultery to continue the family bloodline, "In the Name of Love" starts off provocatively, with a scene echoing "The Scarlet Letter," and looks set to be…
Another Asian film on undertakers following "Departures," "Make Up" and "Weight," "The Cremator" is slow to stir from its narrative coma and stiff perfs, before igniting a flicker of warmth via its…
An engrossing, if lengthy social drama in which a woman's minor public misconduct plunges her into a dragnet of cyber witch-hunting that unseats relationships, careers and a business empire, the…
The maxim "no pain, no gain" finds twisted expression in medical chiller "Painless."
The film is the first fully fictional screen depiction of Japan in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Featuring the concept of Japanese anus-worshipping redneck zombies incubating carnivorous mutant tapeworms, "Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead" is somehow worth only a few laughs.
All roads lead to a bathtub in this cheekily entertaining manga adaptation, a time-travel fantasy in which a Roman architect from 128 AD saves the empire by tapping into Nipponese ablution habits.
Simple and fresh despite its aura of nostalgia and innocence, this hit South Korean meller tenderly reveals concealed feelings between two Seoul college students as they reconnect 17 years later.