Backed by a superb ensemble, Daihachi Yoshida's brilliant ensemble piece plays like an affectionately distanced version of "Clueless."
New York Asian Film Festival
While his Hong Kong colleagues such as Chow Yun-fat, Jet Li and Michelle Yeoh — who each took a crack at Hollywood in the late '90s — have all slowed their tempo, Jackie Chan, at 59, seems to be…
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to martial arts pic "Miami Connection," directed by Y.K. Kim.
A familiar cross-cultural dramedy conceit gets sparkling treatment in helmer/co-scripter Roseanne Liang's "My Wedding and Other Secrets," a dramatization of her highly praised autobiographical…
Helmer Yoshimasa Ishibashi, enfant terrible of commercials and episodic television, here fully bursts into features with "Milocrorze," a splashy, vivid, time- and space-defying romp that loosely ties…
Non-mainstream Japanese dramas and comedies routinely receive substantial critical acclaim internationally, but a new wave of low-budget cult pics is slipping under the radar and gathering an…
The fifth annual New York Asian Film Festival, running June 16-July 1, will feature 25 films including "No Singing. No Dancing. No Mercy: The Films of Ram Gopal Varma" (India), "Gangster" (Malaysia)…