Tsui Hark’s semi-classic hasn’t aged as well as it would have liked, but it’s got its charms.
The City of Lost Souls
Cultures clash on the streets of Tokyo in one of Takashi Miike’s more subdued gangster thrillers.
Uzumaki (and the Problems with Adapting Junji Ito)
Uzumaki, the movie, will no doubt be many people’s first foray into the twisted mind of Junji Ito – so does it do him justice?
Paranoia, trust and terror dominate one of Japan’s most iconic pieces of dystopian cinema.
Dead or Alive 2: Birds
Miike trades gruesome violence with quiet contemplation in the second film of the trilogy.
Violence begets violence in director Ryoo Seung-wan’s directorial debut Die Bad.
In the Mood for Love
Heartbreak is inevitable in Wong Kar-wai’s celebrated tale of forbidden love
The Vertical Ray of the Sun
A beautiful and sensual journey into the lives of three Vietnamese women.
Gen-X Cops II: Metal Mayhem
The future director of Rob-B-Hood, Invisible Target and Shaolin makes some bizarre visual and casting choices to bring us a film that’s more Scrapheap than Metal Mayhem