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…
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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.
One of the most expensive and highest-grossing Filipino films of all time, "Heneral Luna" is a rousing, warts-and-all portrait of Gen. Antonio Luna, the brilliant and brusque strategist whose command…
"Violator" is an atmospheric, quasi-apocalyptic supernatural chiller about strange happenings that take place in Manila while a typhoon bears down on the city.
"The Kids" is an engaging and convincing drama about the emotional and financial challenges faced by a Taipei teenage couple who become parents while still at school.
The re-emergence of Cambodian cinema continues impressively with "The Last Reel."
The film relies heavily on audiences forming an emotional connection with a difficult character who's alienated from society, speaks little and is subject to outbursts of anger. Jeong Ha-dam succeeds…
At this point the screenplay has spelled most things out and begins to play less like a thriller and more like a police procedural. For the most part audiences will be several steps ahead of Zhang…