Jagged, ragged and darkly hilarious, "The Naked DJ" consists of one long rant by Singaporean underground musician X' Ho about his country and late supreme leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Being a homebody is taken to psychosexual extremes in the fable-like "The House by the Bamboo Grove."
A gushingly affirmative drama about a Taiwanese aboriginal family pulled into land-rights disputes, "Panay" is partly redeemed by two utterly adorable child actors and a radiant debut performance by…
"Highly Strung" follows the volatile trajectories of the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) and the legendary Guadagnini instruments in their custody.
"Eyelids" begins with an invocation of the monk Bodhidarma, who cut off his eyelids to stop himself from dozing off during meditation. Audiences may want to do the same as they sit through this…
There are plenty of frightened faces but not a single scare in "Ghost Theater," another dud from horror-meister Hideo Nakata ("The Ring," "Dark Water"), whose helming and production standards have…
Coming in fourth in swimming is worse than being in the ninth circle of hell.
Carnivorous rats are mickey mouse compared with the heinous humans in "The Piper," South Korean helmer-scribe Kim Gwang-tae's chilling transposition of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" to a Korean hamlet…
Had Yves Saint Laurent met Jean Paul Gaultier during the Joseon dynasty, the ensuing costume drama might have looked something like "The Royal Tailor."
You can’t be homesick unless you’re away from home. An anthology of shorts made by seven internationally known Singaporean helmers in response to the Lion City’s Golden Jubilee, “7 Letters”…
Not unlike the cuisine in his native Singapore, much of Royston Tan's oeuvre is a riot of sweet, sour and spicy flavors — delectable, but also a bit rich and cloying.
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