Both geographically and dramatically, “The Human Resources Manager” covers a lot of territory.
Based on the autobiography of the same name, “Mao's Last Dancer” (末代舞者) is the biopic of Li Cunxin (李存信), who at the age of 11 was plucked from his impoverished village in northwestern China to study ballet in the capital.
Bollywood storytelling, in all of its butt-numbing glory, is much in evidence in “My Name is Khan,” an India-to-America odyssey with a “How Others See Us” message.
Playing the other woman in “The Other Woman” is an uncomfortable fit for Natalie Portman.
“Beastly” is just as superficial and obsessed with looks as the characters and the mindset it rails against, which would seem like a bitter, frustrating irony if it merited the emotional reaction to care that much.
“Honey Pupu” (消失打看) is a meditation on the transience of things and a girl's search for her boyfriend who disappeared on New Year's Eve without a trace.
There are times you should just keep on ignoring the elephant in the room.
How do we react to the presence of evil and injustice when, as an adult or a child, it intrudes on our world?