The Vertical Ray of the Sun by Tran Anh Hung (Review)
All you want to do is sit and ingest each and every lush image.
The Tai Chi Master by Yuen Woo-Ping (Review)
After stuff like ‘The One’ and ‘Kiss of the Dragon,’ it was nice to see something as outrageous as ‘The Tai Chi Master.’
Versus by Ryûhei Kitamura (Review)
Most would dismiss “Versus” as mindless action or sickening gore, and that may very well be the case. Actually, that is the case.
Failan by Hae-sung Song (Review)
In Failan, grace and mercy shine like a searchlight.
Musa by Kim Sung-su (Review)
As a martial arts epic, Musa has it all: beautiful cinematography, solid performances, thrilling action, and a moving storyline.
Escaflowne: The Movie by Kazuki Akane (Review)
The series’ melodrama is almost offset by the movie’s visual style. Almost.
Spriggan by Hirotsugu Kawasaki (Review)
Enter Spriggan, the Commando of the anime world, with an Indiana Jones twist.
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii (Review)
Its depth and visual style makes “The Matrix” look like little more than a student project.
Fist Power by Aman Chang (Review)
This movie won’t even meet the standard of a “so bad it’s good” movie.
Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly (Review)
Brotherhood of the Wolf by Christophe Gans (Review)
On its surface, “Brotherhood of the Wolf” should not work.