A debonair caper that brings together Korean and Chinese cat burglars for a diamond heist in Macao, "The Thieves" owes much to the sparky gamesmanship and glamour casting of Steven Soderbergh's…
A gory yarn of reckoning set in a restaurant where a nude femme accompanies the main dish, "Sushi Girl" makes a strong impression with a lurid, finely twisted plot, but its excessive cruelty leaves a…
In U.S.-Chinese co-production "Shanghai Calling," a Chinese-American lawyer's reluctant job transfer to Shanghai sets off a surprise-strewn homecoming that's like an orphan discovering his birth…
Like a juggler with too many balls, Ning Hao struggles to keep sundry plots and a bloated ensemble cast in the air in 1930s heist adventure "Guns and Roses."
As fascinating as it is frustrating, "Beijing Blues" reps a scattershot take on life in the Chinese capital as seen through its motley but enterprising police force.
Although resplendently shot and elegantly appointed, this fusty biopic of Chinese novelist Xiao Hong recounts events without exploring the mind of an intellectual woman of her time.
Like a latte with caramel on top and coffee residue at the bottom, "First Time" starts off as a treacly teen daydream and changes course halfway through to deconstruct its own romantic myth.
Wu Ershan's supernatural costumer combines technical razzle-dazzle with a competently told yarn that allows its stars to shine.
A cheery hoot that pokes fun at showbiz pomposity even as it affirms its protag's impervious optimism.
A pretty smooth ride as car-centric actioners go, "Motorway" is Hong Kong helmer Soi Cheang's classiest work to date.