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This anthology of five short films artistically illustrates the diversity of Taiwan's woes.
"Buffalo Boys" director Mike Wiluan suggests that Asian diaspora can look East for a home—and films with strong Asian leads.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top South Korean films from 2018, across genres like espionage, romance, drama, and more.
This Korean action movie featuring private military contractors offers many explosions—and biting, timely political critiques.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top Japanese films from 2018 across genres like animation, family dramas, zombies, and more!
From teen idols to steely villains: Cinema Escapist looks at leading Korean actor Jung Woo-sung's best performances, ranked in order of increasing quality.
Meet the “Sharknado” of Chinese war movies: with US$65M worth of misery... and Bruce Willis.
This animated movie perfectly captures Taiwan’s struggles—both in its story and behind the scenes.
Half documentary and half fiction, "Liyana" offers a beautiful narrative from Swaziland—and pioneers a new model for films that grapple with trauma.
Set amidst beautiful mountain steppes, this surprisingly entertaining musical movie might make you want to visit Kyrgyzstan.