A bone-chilling yet strangely moving thriller whose eerie ambiguity will be best suited to festival audiences.
The Hong Kong director's painstaking preparation puts actors and audiences in the mood for kung fu.
Ronny Yu's latest delivers reliably robust action but shows little concern for emotional finesse.
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Sundance Selects has acquired North American and Latin American rights to Alexandre Moors' debut feature "Blue Caprice," two months after its world premiere at Sundance.
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Venturing into fresh creative terrain without relinquishing his familiar themes and stylistic flourishes, Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar Wai exceeds expectations with "The Grandmaster," fashioning a 1930s…
Helmed with musty solemnity by Wong Jing, this expensively furnished production unfolds scene after scene of slow-burning chamber drama, punctuated by potent but never jaw-dropping action.
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