Directing his 82nd feature in his 79th year, Yoji Yamada composes a sweet valentine to cinema in drama-docu hybrid "Kyoto Story."
A well-appointed if very old-fashioned meller charting the impoverished childhood of early 20th-century Chinese composer Xiang Xinghai.
Dull to start, but goofy good fun once guys in rubber suits start tangling with a foxy ninja babe and her hunky male comrades-in-arms.
Beautiful Hawaiian songs harmonize with commentary on indigenous affairs in the 50th state in "One Voice."
A coming-of-ager like no other, "Mutant Girls Squad" is several bloody cuts above the average Japanese schlockfest.
The existential and the industrial meet head-on in experimental docu "Cheonggyecheon Medley."
A lively exploiter pitting trapped residents of a Bangkok apartment block against an army of angry asps.
A gritty urban drama distinguished by Meryll Soriano's terrific lead perf.
Protag's downward spiral lacks the high-voltage physical and emotional energy the story calls for.
An ambitious and largely successful ensembler about a wealthy family dragged into the tragedies befalling its lower-class relatives.
Mixes romance, crime story, black comedy, modern fairy tale and food to near-perfection.