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Review: PHANTOM OF THE THEATRE, A Movie Plagued By Ghosts

Elegantly mounted and gorgeously shot, Phantom of the Theatre is a stuffy ghost story from China that fails to be as haunting as its premise. Borrowing elements from Phantom of the Opera, the new film is set in Shanghai in...

Exclusive PHANTOM OF THE THEATRE Clip: Mirrors Can Be Spooky

Creepy! Our exclusive clip from Phantom of the Theatre reminds me of Nietzsche's witticism: "If you gaze long enough into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you." Or, perhaps more to the point, the warning in Candyman about...

DRIVERLESS review

Slick, polished, compelling entertainment with impeccable production values, Zhang Yang's multi-faceted character drama Driverless would make quite the advert for the new, modern China if not for the impressive collection of problems, poor decisions and psychological issues the protagonists...

YOU DESERVE TO BE SINGLE review

There's the ghost of a fairly good film in Cai Xin's You Deserve To Be Single, but it's flailing desperately under the sheer volume of trite, saccharine clich├ęs and hysterically overt product placement piled up on top of it....