Real and imaginary worlds commingle in "The Forest," an elegantly composed fantasy-drama about an idealistic schoolteacher whose posting to a remote Thai village upsets the local status quo…
Four lost souls bring a struggling karaoke club back to life in "Karaoke Crazies," an entertaining combination of eccentric comedy and involving human drama. Boasting tip-top visuals and outstanding…
With its unorthodox structure and detours into magic realism, "Haze" carves out a distinct place in the large body of contemporary Filipino films about the struggle to survive in a society wracked by…
A deranged apartment block landlord graduates from electronic eavesdropping to playing sick and deadly jokes in "The Tenants Downstairs," a lusciously photographed and wildly uneven cavalcade of…
Directed by Eva Orner, a producer of Oscar-winning doc "Taxi to the Dark Side," "Chasing Asylum" confronts Australia's hardline policy of detaining asylum seekers in offshore processing centers
A high concept romantic thriller about a cop from 2015 and a teacher from 1983 who connect through dreams and race to save the lives of the women they love.
The power of music to bring hope, confidence and joy to the lives of children is beautifully relayed in the Aussie docu "Wide Open Sky."
The Chinese crime caper "Chongqing Hot Pot" is a gas for the first 20 minutes but can't keep its tasty elements sizzling the whole way through.
The difference between creating a social-media personality and living in the real world is brought sharply into focus in the Thai romantic drama "Snap." Centered on an Instagram-preoccupied…
Thailand's slide from a country known as the Land of Smiles to a land dogged by religious conflict and political violence is lamented in the elegantly composed arthouse entry "The Island Funeral."
An absorbing and highly personal essay filmed in a war-torn northern Myanmar where fortune hunters illegally mine the valuable mineral.