The Girl on the Bridge

150

"It's only a minor critique on a film that sizzles and sparkles from start to finish. Leconte's approach is fresh and adventurous."

Steamboy

149

"Steamboy is a treat for animation fans everywhere. Simple enough to not alienate Western audiences, superbly animated and spilling over with lush details."

Isle of Dogs

148

"If it's narritve and plot you're after Isle of Dogs may feel a little flimsy, but when you're longing for craft, wit and passion than Anderson's latest has you covered. "

In This Corner of the World

147

"Sunao Katabuchi crafted a gentle, warm and endearing film, but not without its share of sharp critique and gut-wrenching drama."

Horsehead

146

"Basset shows tremendous potential and doesn't waste any time cashing in on it. Horsehead is an audiovisual marvel, featuring an amazing soundtrack and stellar cinematography."

Hollywood Hong Kong

145

"The film is visually impressive, boasts a distinctive and attractive soundtrack, features an interesting and cool story and is supported by a cast of strong actors."

Alleluia

144

"Alléluia is definitely a film that grew on me. The crescendo is skilfully executed and even continued after the film had finished."

Bronson

143

"Bronson's form is not your typical choice for a biopic, or for a film in general. This might put people off, especially when they're expecting a more serious version of his story."

Breath

142

"Breath is a strong entry in Ki-duk's ever growing list of films, positioning itself among his best work."

Braindead

141

"I stopped caring about Jackson's films years ago, but even his faltering oeuvre can't take away from the joy that is Braindead."

Genius Party

140

"The best thing about this anthology is that you really can't do justice to the visual beauty with simple screen caps."

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

139

"Ponyo is a feast for all fans that were wishing Miyazaki would return to his pre-Mononoke era, and for those people it might even reach the same heights as Totoro did."

The Book of Birdie

138

"The confusing ambiguity, the constant mystery and the flawless presentation make The Book of Birdie into an intriguing film that stands well on its own."

The Wall-Passer

137

"Lovely film which comes highly recommended. Don't miss it if you run into it. It's hard to predict whether you'll like it, but the experience of watching it is interesting enough."

Revenge: A Love Story

136

"Revenge: A Love Story plays like a modern Hong Kong version of Se7en, only better, more tense and not as restrained as Fincher's film."

Man Bites Dog

135

"Man Bites Dog is a landmark film for Belgian cinema. It's one of the first (if not the first) Belgian genre film that went on to become a critical international success."

Millennium Actress

134

"The animation is detailed, the direction solid and the film avoids any kind of filler, keeping the running time below the 90-minute limit."

Memories

133

"Time is slowly taking away some of the impact of Memories, but there is still plenty of beauty here to keep you amazed for the entire running time."

Legend of the Demon Cat

132

"The film is a visual wonder that offers plenty of entertainment. While the story is adequate and the acting on point, it's really just a trip through the magnificent universe that Chen conjures up."

Mind Game

131

"Yuasa delivers a wildly original, splendidly executed and surprisingly emotional animation that defies categorization and comparison. Mind Game is a film that needs to be experienced."

Let the Bullets Fly

130

"A remarkable blend of arthouse and commercial cinema that strikes a perfect balance between entertainment and cinematic wonder."

Wings of Honneamise

129

"Wings of Honneamise has everything to wow film fans. Interesting themes, blissful artwork, a stellar soundtrack and the perfect ending make for an amazing film"

The Last Circus

128

"It's a technical marvel, an unearthly combination of pulp and arthouse and equally moving and entertaining without ever becoming cheap."

The Butcher, the Chef and the Swordsman

127

"Flashy, funny, weird and in-your-face. I'm an instant Wuershan fan and hope he'll keep doing stuff like this"

The Banquet

126

"A world of unmatched cinematographic beauty opens itself and provides one of the most stunningly beautiful action films ever released."