Smooth direction and rich lensing make this an easy sit, but the fluffy script doesn't add up to much.
Mixture of comedy, drama and whimsy loses its focus in too many character subplots.
Martin Rejtman takes a break from his droll contempo comedies and applies his sharp eye to the docu form with "Copacabana," a largely non-verbal film about Bolivian emigres living in one of Buenos…
Bucking its gung-ho, moralistic title, "An Appointment With Life" checks in as a gentle, autumnal movie about learning from other people and coming to terms with past mistakes. At the least…
A lushly-scored drama that takes an awfully long time to tell a rather simple story of family healing, "Bizan" compensates with a name trio of lead thesps and succulent widescreen photography of…
"Teeth of Love" draws a satisfying amount of dramatic blood. Following a young woman's three painful affaires du coeur across 10 years, impressive debut feature by Beijing Film Academy prof Zhuang…
A simply lensed ensembler, marbled with moments of irony, about a bunch of youngsters at a pre-college rural crammer, "Ta Pu" skirts the potential politics of its setting to concentrate on well-drawn…
Strong lead perfs, unfussy direction and a solid script make Chinese village drama "A Young Ibex" more than the sum of its largely familiar parts. A change of English title and a makeover of the poor…
A father's attempts to be a matchmaker for his independent-minded daughter take surprising and entertaining turns in "The Park," a well-scripted debut by writer-director Yin Lichuan with perfs to…
Pic stands on its own as a solid piece of filmmaking that accepts its subjects for who they are.
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