Haofeng and Junfeng Xu’s 100 Yards is a masterfully crafted martial arts epic starring a phenomenal Jacky Heung.
Jason Gorber weighs in on Eternal Spring (长春), Canada's entry for the 2023 Best International Feature Film Oscar.
After serving 15 years for a crime he didn't commit as a teenager, a man returns to his hometown only to find out the truth about a past he'd rather leave behind.
With The Exiles, Ben Klein and Violet Columbus have teamed up with Christine Choy to create a devastating commentary on authoritarian control
To hear Jia Zhangke's cinema described is to brace yourself for dry, dull lectures on the state of the world today, but to watch his work is to discover worlds as fascinating as anything the George Lucases of the industry can imagine.
A song of resistance soars above the towering condominiums in Johnny Ma’s To Live to Sing. The film, Ma’s sophomore feature after Old Stone, is an evocative portrait of culture at a crossroads. To Live to Sing takes the gritty realism of Ma’s debut feature a step further. Inspired by a Sichuan opera company he […]
First images from To Live to Sing, the latest film from Old Stone director Johnny Ma
Whatever good Ask No Questions does in bringing awareness to a major event that deserves investigation becomes undone by its ridiculous speculation.
Director Lulu Wang talks to That Shelf about her film The Farewell, working with Awkwafina, living in Trump's America, and more!
Lulu Wang’s funny, thoughtful, and life-affirming feature, The Farewell, is one of 2019's best movies.
That Shelf spoke exclusively with the acclaimed filmmaker Jia Zhangke about his new film Ash is Purest White, his fascination with the gangster genre, the challenges of maintaining ones voice, and how to use Disco music.
Reel Asian, Toronto's annual celebration of pan-Asian cinema, has announced its 2018 slate.
Is there a place for a throwback blockbuster like Independence Day: Resurgence in today's increasingly global movie market? Maybe!
Mountains May Depart TIFF 2015 review.
Pseudo-historical, slightly spooky, but infinitely kung fu (with choreography by the beloved Sammo Hung) do Detective Dee’s massive CGI set pieces and explosively absurd fight scenarios create any competition for our biggest 'busters back home? Namely Sherlock Holmes? Which I’m saying because I guess that’s the easiest reference point for a spectacle detective story?