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Tuya's Marriage

Although it begins and ends with a tragically ambiguous image, Wang Quan’an’s film might be the closest thing that Mongolian cinema will ever get to a romantic comedy.
An unforgettable heroine
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 28, 2008

Hannibal Rising

If you’ve seen any previous Hannibal Lecter movie, or read the Thomas Harris books, you can probably pencil your own sordid tale of how the cannibalistic serial killer came to be. Watch the trailer for Hannibal Rising (QuickTime)
Game, but lacking in relish
By TOM MEEK  |  February 14, 2007

Fractured fairy tales

Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2006

Flower power

Many of Zhang Yimou’s films come down to a battle between character and décor. Watch the trailer for Curse of the Golden Flower (QuickTime)
Zhang’s gaudy, gory Curse
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 20, 2006

A Mann's world

Just because Michael Mann, the producer of Miami Vice back in the ‘80s, is the guy behind the big-screen adaptation, it doesn’t mean he has any reverence or nostalgia for his old series. Watch the trailer for Miami Vice (QuickTime)
Atmosphere floats Miami Vice
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 28, 2006

Drawn from life

Rick Berlin has written his share of “personal” songs of what he calls the “I love you/I lost you” type.
Rick Berlin’s coming attractions
By JON GARELICK  |  January 25, 2006

New to DVD for the week of December 27, 2005

New DVD releases for the week of December 27, 2005
By  |  January 17, 2006