A state-run brothel on the military base of Quemoy during the Cold War reps a scintillating microcosm of Taiwanese history in Doze Niu Chen-zer's beautifully acted, achingly romantic new film.
Turning a real-life human trafficking tragedy into a commentary on social inequality and the cost of survival, "Haemoo" dramatizes a stark nautical ordeal fraught with tension.
Doppelgangers, long-lost brothers and incestuous gay cousins are just some of the new ingredients that make "Tiny Times 3.0" even more ridiculous than its predecessors.
Centered on the rivalry between two ace archers from neighboring villages, "The Sacred Arrow" is a reductionist fable with a moral about how to be a good sport.
Breaking up is hard to do — unless you hire someone else to do it for you.
It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" — as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual…
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.