Sunday, March 29 2009
This film pushes the wuxia genre to its narrative limits in such a knowing, strange, and beautiful way.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.
Thursday, June 12 2008
This film knows that you can't buy happiness, but since real happiness is such a rarity, people will never stop trying.
Thursday, November 17 2005
Not only does each of the three horror vignettes contain more surprises than most full-length features, but unlike most filmic anthologies, it has no weak links.
Monday, November 29 2004
Structured as a tale that is in the process of being told, Zhou Yu's Train cuts back and forth in time and across locations.
Friday, September 17 2004
Li Gong embodies a yearning that is simultaneously timeless and frozen in time, delicate and determined, vibrant and unbearable.