A grizzled cop escorts five prisoners through landscape ravaged by floods in "Gun of Mercy," an OK action drama punctuated by sf/x that survives thanks to classy playing by vet actor Liu Peiqi in the…
A curious chamber drama spun from the flimsiest material, "Their Noah's Ark" (aka "The Boat") spends a long time sailing in circles but holds attention through its precise direction and multiple…
Five years after his highly accomplished "Shadow Kill," vet auteur Adoor Gopalakrishnan has resurfaced with "Four Women," a minor work best seen as a primer on the fiction of author Thakazhi…
Surprise hit of the summer in East Asia, Taiwanese singer-heartthrob Jay Chou's helming debut, "Secret," is a slickly packaged college romancer with a mystical component that turns into barnstorming…
"Lust, Caution," with its heady brew of retro-passion and unspoken, certain defeat, fitted the bill perfectly Sunday as Queen's Theater in Hong Kong put on what was almost certainly its last-ever…
Adam Sandler's "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" edged "The Bourne Ultimatum" with $9.3 million at 2,512 playdates in 38 territories to land the top weekend spot in a mild frame at the foreign…
Style, setting and content blend seamlessly in "Empty Town," which announces a striking addition to the ranks of new Mainland directors in writer-helmer Hu Yaozhi.
Time Warner Cable will be co-sponsoring the seventh edition of the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival (MIAAC), a Gotham-based Bollywood and South Asian fest.
Lois Maxwell, who starred as Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond movies, has died, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Sunday. She was 80.
Sarah Polley continues her triumphant journey from thesp to director as her feature helming debut, "Away From Her," took top feature film and Polley was named top director at the fifth annual…
Helen Hunt makes an exceptionally deft and self-assured debut as a multi-hyphenate.