Beautifully shot, broodingly scored and spunkily edited, "Young Dudes" is so hip it hurts, yet so woefully meaningless.
The jokes are less smutty and the couple more jaded in "Love in the Buff," a refreshingly authentic romantic comedy about the tradeoffs people must make in their relationships, careers and lifestyles.
Gut-wrenching violence, classical music, daddy issues and Lolita complexes are grist for director Roy Chow Hin Yeung's grisly mill in "Nightfall," a Hong Kong thriller with a strong noirish flavor…
"Just Pretended to Hear" is a muted, slow-moving depiction of a young girl's psychological and spiritual uncertainty following her mother's death.
A meddlesome moppet helps her granny recover her cooking mojo in "Cinnamon," a Mexican culinary film whose dramatization of the battle between traditional recipes and finicky nouvelle cuisine is…
The whole is largely equal to the sum of its parts in "10+10," a collection of 20 five-minute shorts by 10 established helmers and 10 emerging talents on the "uniqueness of Taiwan."
As somber as a funeral procession, "White Deer Plain" is a plodding 175-minute family saga that offers a microcosm of the collapse of the agrarian feudal system in turn-of-the-century China.
If one were to use the term "food spa," as opposed to the obscene-sounding "food porn," it would apply to "The Raw and the Cooked."
As if molded from a cookie cutter, the three stories in "Love" are cute, crumbly and not particularly filling.
Life in a Korean ghetto in Japan's gang-infested Shimonoseki city is no bed of roses, according to the cockily amoral and unsparingly violent "Hard Romanticker."