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…
'Island' is set as China-Korea-Hong Kong co-venture
A bone-chilling yet strangely moving thriller whose eerie ambiguity will be best suited to festival audiences.
The whole is largely equal to the sum of its parts in "10+10," a collection of 20 five-minute shorts by 10 established helmers and 10 emerging talents on the "uniqueness of Taiwan."
A young boy haunted by loss tries to make sense of his harsh world.
A precision-crafted, "After Hours"-like black comedy in which a double-parked car causes an average Taipei guy all kinds of grief.
Taiwanese scripter Su Chao-pin ("The Cabbie," "Double Vision") makes a smooth transition to directing with "Better Than Sex," a frenetic comedy that plays fast and loose with local censorship while…
In "Judgment in Flames," a female reporter faces domestic difficulty as well as intense job pressure that involves the pursuit of an elusive arsonist.
A potentially pretentious idea manages to skirt disaster and come up trumps in "Blue Moon," a relationships ensembler set among young Taiwanese urbanites that's made to be shown with the five reels…