This maniacally lightweight romantic comedy often feels like a Taipei-set "Amelie."
Vicki Zhao's accomplished directing debut is a lyrical ode to youth at its most fearless and foolhardy.
Visuals are more dazzling than the storytelling in "Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons." A qualified return to form for Hong Kong hitmaker Stephen Chow ("Kung Fu Hustle) after mushy sci-fier…
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.
In U.S.-Chinese co-production "Shanghai Calling," a Chinese-American lawyer's reluctant job transfer to Shanghai sets off a surprise-strewn homecoming that's like an orphan discovering his birth…
Sumptuous lensing and good performances are hobbled by a lame modern-day framing device in period melodrama "The Knot."
Sumptuously mounted but emotionally remote, Chen Kaige's historical costumer "The Emperor and the Assassin" is a string of striking set pieces hung on a dramatically shaky clothesline.