An eccentric piece of whimsy about the friendship between an awkward European traveler and a short-tempered innkeeper in the backwaters of Inner Mongolia.
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.
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.