This bigscreen version of Hiromu Arakawa's bestselling manga is a smooth if unadventurous youth pic.
Isao Takahata's retelling of the oldest recorded Japanese narrative is a visionary tour de force.
Masatoshi Nagase gives a masterful performance as a baseball coach in this lengthy but big-hearted 1930s sports saga.
Wong Jing knows what his fans want and gives them no less in this boisterous mix of goofy humor and kinetic action.
A generic domestic drama that refuses to look its political context in the eye.
Yoji Yamada delivers a passionless adaptation of Kyoko Nakajima's tale of adultery.
An intrinsically fascinating true story of a Taiwanese ecological activist prevails over director Cho Li's dry but well-meaning narrative approach.
Non-conformist Chinese auteur Lou Ye has always trained his sensuous gaze on outsiders, and in "Blind Massage," he explores the fringe existence of sight-impaired masseurs and masseuses from an…