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The 9 Best Chinese Romance Movies

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The top Chinese romance movies that'll warm your heart.

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Review: Paprika (Japan, 2006)

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When Inception came out in 2010, it seemed like a novel film with a novel concept. With its mind-blowing story about dream thieves, it provided–and...

Review: Lan Kwai Fong (Hong Kong, 2011)

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If there was a genre of movies called “rich people problems”, Lan Kwai Fong would be one of its leading films. The first in a trilogy, Lan Kwai Fong tells the story...

Review: The Flower Girl (North Korea, 1972)

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When I traveled to North Korea last summer, I talked with one of my guides, Ms. Pak, about movies. A friend of mine had asked...

Review: Rent-A-Cat (Japan, 2012)

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With Rent-A-Cat (Rentaneko), Director Naoko Ogigami brings us a self-written film touching upon the loneliness that plagues many in modern society, but especially in Japan...