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.
Hong Kong Film Festival
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."
"We are not making a fetish of the past," says Roger Garcia, executive director of the Hong Kong Intl Film Festival Society, and one of the co-founders of the fest 40 years ago. The festival runs…
There's so much good in the first half of "The Man from Oran" that the unfortunate slide into meller territory disappoints but doesn't wipe away the trenchant cynicism that comes before.
Hong Kong hitmaker Pang Ho-cheung delivers an elegant slice of life with this finely observed family dramedy.
The Rome Film Festival will fete prolific Hong Kong director, producer, and screenwriter Tsui Hark, with its Maverick Director Award dedicated to auteurs who have contributed to the invention of a…
HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" has been selected as Hong Kong's nominee in the foreign-language Academy Awards category.
Already a major hit in Asia, this high-octane South Korean remake of Hong Kong thriller "Eye in the Sky" sustains its nervy tension all the way.
South African heist thriller "iNumber Number" has been picked up for international distribution by Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to Hong Kong horror film "Rigor Mortis" in a deal with Fortissimo Films. The distributor's move comes shortly before the film's…
Italy is stepping up overtures toward the Chinese film and TV industries, with the Venice Film Market poised to play a potentially pivotal role. This summer, the Italian government quietly set up an…
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