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.
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…
There's never been a road movie quite like "Paths of the Soul," an extraordinary chronicle of ordinary Tibetan citizens undertaking a 1,200-mile pilgrimage to Lhasa.