Looking both east and west for tougher themes and rigorous drama, Bollywood helmer Dibakar Banerjee ("LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha") delivers an absorbing political thriller with "Shanghai."
Uncomplicated and riveting, "Paramedico" depicts riding around the world in the back of an ambulance as a simple pleasure and a moving experience.
Like the Eurozone itself, helmer Tony Krawitz's first full-length fiction feature "Dead Europe" struggles to cohere into a convincing whole, despite sections of commanding authority.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Though its crude premise will raise expectations, "Not Suitable for Children" is a flaccid Australian romantic comedy that's unlikely to satisfy even the most laugh-starved auds.
An earnest if somewhat schematic tale of a college girl turned hooker.
Serviceable Indian actioner "Tezz" takes auds on a runaway train ride through Blighty, with Japanese and Hollywood connections.
Finely tuned South Korean meller "Love On-Air" unfolds a tentative romance set in the cutthroat world of commercial radio.
A buoyant Capra-esque venture that sometimes stumbles but never fails to dazzle.
A serious sibling rivalry forces auds to pick which twin is the phony in "The Second Woman."
Fear and loaning lead to emotional mayhem and murder in taut South Korean psychological thriller "Helpless."
The sudden disappearance of an IT contractor in Kolkata triggers a riveting, labyrinthine puzzle, replete with duplicitous spy shenanigans, in "Kahaani."