Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.
The auteur makes his debut as actor in the upcoming Pseudo Idealist.
Hu Guan’s The Eight Hundred was mysteriously withdrawn from this year’s Shanghai Film Festival.
Jia Zhangke combines gangster pic and social critique to thrilling effect with help from his regular partner in crime Zhao Tao.
The Chinese director’s The Bucket is much more than a commercial.
China’s foremost auteur Jia Zhangke returns with a stirring and constantly surprising social critique.
Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.
Jia Zhangke’s ambitious, multi-stranded romantic epic features a stunning central turn from Zhao Tao.
By D'Arcy Doran
Violence as a way of life in Jia Zhangke’s searing state-of-the-nation address.