Japan's rarefied geisha culture is kookily crossed with Broadway musicals in "Lady Maiko," Masayuki Suo's variation on "My Fair Lady."
A Nipponese time-travel fantasy in which sumo wrestling, electronic toilets and other cool Japanese inventions find their way into ancient Roman spas, "Thermae Romae II" nonetheless proves a less…
"If no one gets hurt, it'll be boring," snickers the archvillain of "The Target," a South Korean remake of Fred Cavaye's Gallic suspenser "Point Blank" (2010).
Two modes of realism compete for attention in Chinese arthouse helmer-scribe Wang Chao's "Fantasia," a glum yarn about a working-class family derailed by the breadwinner's illness.
Zhang Yimou's historical romance is heartbreaking in its depiction of ordinarily lives affected by political upheaval.
Mesmerizing performances by Bae Doo-na and Kim Sae-ron power this wrenching drama.
Naomi Kawase's latest drama embraces nature worship and pompous philosophizing her in her indulgently mannerist style.
Kim Seong-hung handles a taut, elaborate narrative with poise, control and near-faultless technical execution.
An insightful film about the challenges of love and connection that could stand to be far shorter and less shouty.
Law Wing-cheong's remake of 'The Iceman Cometh' should have stayed in cold storage.
Despite its time-worn themes, Frant Gwo's smash-hit campus romance rings winningly true.