Reviews

'The Fortress' ('Namhan Sanseong'): Film Review
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:38:22 +0000

Lee Byung-Hun and Kim Yun-Seok star in Hwang Dong-Hyuk’s period drama about China’s 17th-century invasion of Korea, 'The Fortress.'

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'Barley Fields on the Other Side of the Mountain': Film Review | Mumbai 2017
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:31:56 +0000

Tibetan farmers demand their freedom in writer-director Tian Tsering’s first feature, 'Barley Fields on the Other Side of the Mountain.'

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'In the Shadows' ('Gali Guliyan'): Film Review | Mumbai 2017
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:24:52 +0000

Manoj Bajpayee is a lonely paranoiac losing his grip on reality in Dipesh Jain’s psychological thriller, 'In the Shadows.'

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'The Gold Seekers' ('Los Buscadores'): Film Review
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:17:31 +0000

Paraguay’s 2018 Oscars submission ‘The Gold Seekers’ is a treasure-hunt caper from Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori, following up their internationally-acclaimed '7 Boxes.'

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'Old Beast' ('Lao Shou'): Film Review | Tokyo 2017
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:36:46 +0000

Produced by Chinese auteur Wang Xiaoshuai, 'Old Beast' is shortlisted for Tokyo's Asian Future award and also nominated for four prizes at the Golden Horses.

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'Funny Cow': Film Review | London 2017
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:08:19 +0000

Maxine Peake stars as a working-class woman who longs to be a stand-up comedian in 'Funny Cow,' a British comedy-drama co-starring Paddy Considine and Stephen Graham.

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'Butterfly Sleep': Film Review | Busan 2017
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:10:46 +0000

Jeong Jae-eun returns to feature filmmaking with the Japan-Korea co-production 'Butterfly Sleep.'

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'Love Education': Film Review | Busan 2017
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:15:50 +0000

Taiwanese director Sylvia Chang assembles a strong cast of emerging talent and veterans for 'Love Education.'

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'Strangled' ('A martfui rem'): Film Review | London 2017
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:26:08 +0000

In 'Strangled'. Hungarian director Arpad Sopsits dramatizes the true story of a serial killer who terrorized a small Eastern Bloc town.

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'Coco': Film Review
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:00:00 +0000

Steeped in Mexican culture and folklore, 'Coco' ranks among Disney-Pixar's most engaging efforts.

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'Where's the Money': Film Review
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:26:32 +0000

Internet personality Andrew Bachelor stars in Scott Zabielski's debut comedy 'Where's the Money.'

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'Geostorm': Film Review
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:14:13 +0000

'Independence Day' co-writer Dean Devlin makes his directing debut with another Earth-in-jeopardy yarn, 'Geostorm.'

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'The Snowman': What the Critics Are Saying
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:37:40 +0000

Michael Fassbender plays a troubled detective tracking down a serial killer in the adaptation of Jo Nesbo's 2007 novel, which critics are none too impressed with.

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‘Another Story of the World’ ('Otra Historia del Mundo'): Film Review
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:15:30 +0000

'Another Story of the World,' Guillermo Casanova’s second feature, a rural comic satire about who controls the political narrative, is Uruguay’s Oscar submission.

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'Aida's Secrets': Film Review
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:22:13 +0000

An elderly man discovers that he has a long-lost brother in Alon and Shaul Schwarz's documentary 'Aida's Secrets.'

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