After recreating the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnapping incident by Islamic separatists in “Captive” (2012), Filipo auteur Brillante Mendoza’s “Ma’ Rosa” is an equally political hostage drama in which…
"Harmonium" is a quietly combustible tale of punishment and crime set in motion when a family lets a mysterious man move in with them.
Boasting more tangled plots and bodies than an octopus has tentacles, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook's "The Handmaiden" is a bodice-ripper about a pickpocket who poses as a maid to swindle a…
Following a motley crew on a bumpy ride from Seoul to Busan to escape a zombie outbreak, helmer-scribe Yeon Sang-ho's action-horror railroad movie "Train to Busan" pulses with relentless locomotive…
Taking a leaf from "84, Charing Cross Road," Xue Xiaolu's "The Book of Love" centers on a Macau casino hostess and L.A. realtor who fall in love on paper rather than in the flesh.
In "Inside Men," a smashing political revenge thriller with more double-crossings than "Infernal Affairs," a prosecutor allies himself with a gangster to topple a corrupt cabal.
A father and son bond through brawling and wear their hearts, as well as bad hair days, on their sleeves.
Political assassination. Self-immolation. Cultural annihilation. Children working as secret police. These are just some of the horrors five young helmers envisage for Hong Kong a decade down the line.
Japanese director Shunji Iwai rudely tears up the phony promise of marriage and bourgeois life in "A Bride for Rip Van Winkle," a cruel yet riveting tale of a young wife's inexorable fall from grace.
"Have you got a mouthful?" The dish in question is deep-fried fish sperm, which Rene Redzepi — owner of one of the world's top restaurants, Noma — is ordering his apprentices to taste.
Not since "Bad Boy Bubby" has plastic wrap been put to such scary use on screen as it is in "Creepy," Kiyoshi Kurosawa's nail-biting thriller dominated by a psychopath who exerts a malevolent hold on…
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