Current trends in Filipino indie cinema are lampooned in "The Woman in the Septic Tank," a lively laffer about cynical filmmakers planning a "poverty porn" drama solely for the purpose of scoring…
Nifty martial-arts moves and shots of smart satire are undercut by muddled plotting and a running time that's far too long for the slim story of "The Sword Identity."
"Golden Slumbers" is an elegantly assembled and deeply moving remembrance of Cambodian cinema, which shone brightly from 1960 to 1975 with more than 400 productions before the genocidal Khmer Rouge…
South Korean auteur Roh Gyeong-tae inches closer to conventional storytelling with "Black Dove," an austere mood piece about the repercussions of a hit-and-run accident.
Aussie helmer Robert de Young's docu offers a straightforward, satisfying look at its subject's colorful and frequently troubled life.
A transvestite sex worker is confronted by the Muslim-raised teenage daughter he abandoned in "Lovely Man."
A mercenary searching for the extinct Tasmanian Tiger has his suppressed humanity stirred in "The Hunter."
Indian helmer Siddique delivers a middling melange of action, romance, music and slapstick in his hotly anticipated Hindi version of "Bodyguard," with macho megastar Salman Khan in the title role.
"X" marks the spot for a decent little erotic thriller about a hooker whose attempt to quit the biz hits a life-threatening snag when she crosses paths with a teenage runaway.
A familiar cross-cultural dramedy conceit gets sparkling treatment in helmer/co-scripter Roseanne Liang's "My Wedding and Other Secrets," a dramatization of her highly praised autobiographical…
In the deeply moving docu "Brother Number One," New Zealander Rob Hamill confronts Comrade Duch, the Khmer Rouge leader who ordered the torture and execution of Hamill's brother Kerry at the…