Interesting more for its riffs on Hong Kong genre fare than as a movie per se , "Slow Fade" is a partly successful, partly pretentious attempt to reconstruct a standard drugs-'n'-triad tale as a…
Pic has little of interest to say about the relations between men and women, and the static washroom setting doesn't help make it more dynamic. The two story strands are stitched together with no…
Blessed with a hit soundtrack and a modest budget, Universal's "The Best Man" has already turned a profit thanks to an estimated $9.1 million weekend take.
Lush direction from first-time feature helmer Isao Morimoto and Brit thesp Edward Atterton's charismatic performance lend some poetic ardency to the essentially routine cross-cultural romance of "The…
Produced by Han Sanping. Executive producers, Lu Yao, He Ping.
Reviewed at World Film Festival, Montreal (Focus on Irish Cinema), Aug. 31, 1999. Running time: 88 MIN.
A grotesque black comedy-cum-farce that's more colorful than truly funny or shocking, Marco Risi's "Kaputt Mundi" provides a slick diversion that will most likely end up in Eurotube slots, with wider…
Though it may sound more like an lease agreement for a car than what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind book rights deal, Michael Crichton's "Timeline" has been sold to Paramount Pictures for…
From the first moment --- a blast of horns as the none-too-svelte titular figure throws cold water on his nude, bathing self --- it's clear director Mark Wing-Davey means to pump as much stage…
A punchy, vigorously paced drama about drugs, rootlessness and the journey out of the tunnel of addiction, "A Pure Moment of Rock 'n' Roll" represents a confident feature bow for director Manuel…