A gently subversive melodrama whose modesty hides an enormous message.
A fourth-generation white Fijian from a prominent colonial family, Owen Scott bravely examines the 2001 murder of his openly gay brother John in "An Island Calling."
A neatly assembled coming-of-ager set in a provincial Taiwan high school, "Winds of September" is a promising first feature by Cal Arts film grad Tom Lin that only lacks originality and characters to…
Tale of geeky battle reenactment fans with love-life problems features no big stars, but has mucho Internet and publicity buzz, so even if it loses theatrical battles it could win the war on…
Marbled with mordant humor, this realistically observed drama about an aging bomb-disposal worker is both written and largely played by real-life cops.
"Inconceivable" reps a prime example of bad films happening to good actors.
David Choe makes art "for people who don't give a **** about art" and believes graffiti should be executed with stolen paint cans. In a moment of serene insight, he declares "the downside about your…
Billing itself as "China's first lifestyle movie," "Esquire Runway" is as slick and super-glossy as the glitterati among whom it's set.
Small grace notes in direction and storytelling make "Nimas' Women" more interesting than many more opulent dramas set among China's non-Han minorities.
A lonely teenage girl volunteers to stand in for her missing classmate for a police reconstruction in "Helen," an impressive, beautifully shot debut feature for Brit co-helmers Christine Molloy and…
After several attempts in recent years, China gets its first all-out C-horror in "Help," a thoroughly formulary but smoothly assembled femme-in-peril scarefest that can stand alongside similar genre…