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Review: “Still Human” Reminds Us That Everyone Has a Dream

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Not only a heartfelt and genuine portrayal of a Filipino domestic helper’s story, but also a tribute to those who refuse to stop chasing their dreams.

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Review: Bitcoin Heist (Vietnam, 2016)

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"Bitcoin Heist" is an action-packed digital heist movie that showcases Vietnam's modernity.

Review: The East is Red (China, 1965)

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A first disclaimer – The East is Red is in fact a film recording of a musical theatre show delivered in the Great Hall of the...

Review: Whisper of the Heart (Japan, 1995)

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It’s almost sinful how little this movie is known or seen. There is no doubt this is one of the most emotionally intricate, beautiful pieces...

Review: Flirting in the Air (Hong Kong, 2014)

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It's a Ming Dynasty vase! It's a plane! No, it's "Flirting in the Air", an irreverently naughty Hong Kong comedy that parodies a popular show...


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