Content based on classic Chinese ghost stories have been used and reused throughout contemporary films that rely on commendable action sequences and clichéd romantic storylines to keep them afloat at the box office.
Sparkling insights on the issue of one's identity and the subtleties of twin sisterhood lie at the core of “Cha Cha for Twins” (寶米恰恰). The puppy romance spun around the central theme is sweet but also callow and somewhat stifling.
In analyzing Sacha Baron Cohen and the array of offbeat characters he's created, it's clear that it's become a matter of diminishing returns.
It's a good thing that J.R. Ewing only shot himself in a mirror in the final episode of “Dallas” back in 1991. Now he can rejoin the rest of the gang for a revival of the cult TV series.
Director Zoya Akhtar's road trip drama “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” swept the top honors, including best picture and best director, at the “Bollywood Oscars” held late Saturday in Singapore.
Nothing could possibly satisfy the fervent expectation that has built for Ridley Scott's sort-of-prequel to his genre-defining “Alien,” but “Prometheus,” the director's return to science fiction for the first time in more than 30 years, comes close.
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The look and the energy of 'Snow White & the Huntsman' are what keep it engaging, if a bit overlong