A fascinating historical anecdote about a Taoist priest's mission to halt Genghis Khan's conquests is recounted in ponderous textbook fashion in mainland Chinese helmer Wang Ping's "An End to…
Tiger parents might rethink their child-rearing techniques after watching "Pluto," a bloodcurdling juvenile crime-thriller in which students are happy to cheat, rape and kill for grades.
A Bangladeshi-German folk tale about the clashes between religion and technology, "Television" invokes the playful, philosophical allegories of Iranian cinema by way of 1999's Bhutanese spiritual…
A well-crafted Joseon Dynasty palace saga in which a royal consort is thrown into a merciless game of thrones, "The Concubine" seduces by way of a slow but ultimately gratifying plot reversal.
"Odayaka" means "calm and tranquil" in Japanese, but this ironically titled drama, exposing controversial reactions to the Fukushima nuclear fallout, is anything but.
Not enough happens in front of the camera to make "Behind the Camera" equal in charm or irony to E J-yong's well-received 2009 mockumentary "The Actresses."
So bombastic and old-fashioned that it flirts with self-parody, "Soar Into the Sun" reps South Korea's answer to "Top Gun."
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.