A teacher finds it hard to leave his temporary post at a rural school after a devastating earthquake shatters the village.
Urban romance a winner_L
American-born, Taipei-based director Arvin Chen's feature debut Au Revoir Taipei delivers a unique take on Taipei's urban culture and provides an interesting contrast to a summer of...
Sorcerers lack magic power_L
Director Jerry Bruckheimer and actor Nicolas Cage team up for the seventh time in The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Disney's expansion on a segment in its 1940 classic Fantasia.
Finally, a reason for 3D specs_L
Nobody goes to see the third film in a franchise expecting Oscar-worthy scripts or acting. But if any more time had been spent on those attributes in Step Up 3D, there...
Film falls despicably short_L
A typical 'kiddie' film, Despicable Me describes the transformation of self-proclaimed super-villain, Gru, from evil villain to fatherly figure.
Lack of grit means incredulity_L
Following in the footsteps of a string of 80s remakes comes The Karate Kid. Like the original, the story focuses on a new kid in town who is bullied, meets an mysterious...
Message lost in awful mess_L
Animals may not have been hurt in Furry Vengeance, but Brendan Fraser's career sure was. The cheerless animal 'comedy' film relies on...
Not what Shakespeare wrote_L
Letters to Juliet is a feel-good movie with an easy plot and happy ending. Sophie Hall (Amanda Seyfried) heads to Verona, Italy, with her chef fiancé...
A typical Hollywood action film Salt that keeps your heart pounding until the credit rolls.
Director, writer and producer Christopher Nolan has been working on his sci-fi action film Inception for more than a decade - and it shows.
toy story 3_L
It has taken 10 years for the third chapter of the Toy Story franchise to arrive. But as the saying goes, good things come to those who wait...