After his grizzled turns in "Battle of Wits" and "The Warlords," Hong Kong star Andy Lau saddles up again in the sweeping costume actioner "Resurrection of the Dragon."
Even fans of Mike Figgis' digital experiments will be hard-pressed to find anything of interest in "Love Live Long," the uneven helmer's unattractive, semi-docu style glimpse at a rich creep's…
An imaginative opening shot raises hopes that fail to flower in thesp-helmer Branko Djuric's derivative sophomore feature, "Tractor, Love and Rock 'n' Roll."
Having made a film about Beethoven ("Immortal Beloved"), and another based on a Tolstoy story starring Danny Huston ("Ivansxtc"), helmer Bernard Rose mashes all these elements together in "The…
A highly controlled psychodrama assembled in a brain-teasing way, "Unfinished Girl" reps an impressive feature debut by writer-director Cheng Er that deserves exposure at Asian-friendly fests.
China's first basketball youth pic, complete with rap score, "Slam" scores high on energy and local flavor but lower on originality. looks to be Asian-American fests or Stateside events with Asian…
A theater director tries to make up for his years as an absentee father in Ulrik Wivel's intriguing blend of docu style with fiction, "Comeback."
Taking a page from Robert Rodriguez's "El Mariachi" playbook, self-taught Chilean director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza pulls off a low-budget superhero movie all the more endearing for knowing its own…
Pixar's 'Wall-E' is a simple yet deeply imagined piece of speculative fiction.
Although they both became literary superstars in the 1950s and then schmoozed and drank away much of their remaining careers, French novelist Francoise Sagan was no Truman Capote, and the new biopic…
In "Steam," helmer/scribe Kyle Schickner ("Strange Fruit") juxtaposes three separate, equally banal stories about women at different stages of maturity. Pic avoids that common pitfall of the…