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Korean comedy “Secret Zoo” elicits light laughter and offers slight social commentary in its heartwarming but forgettable story.
Netflix's first Malaysian Mandarin-language original series offers a compelling premise and memorable production design amidst a rocky narrative.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top Taiwanese movies of 2019, across genres like romance, horror, action, crime, drama, sports, and more.
Starring Lee Byung-hun, Ha Jung-woo, Bae Suzy, and Ma Dong-seok, “Ashfall” (a.k.a. “Baekdusan”) combines big-budget Hollywood tropes with inter-Korean politics.
Discover the top Korean movies of 2019, across genres like action, drama, comedy, romance, crime and more.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top Japanese movies of 2019, across genres like romance, anime, sci-fi, action, drama, and more.
Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin headline the amusing and geopolitically relevant drama "Crash Landing On You,” showing on Netflix and tvN.
Through two families linked by friendship and tragedy, director Wang Xiaoshuai’s “So Long, My Son” offers a humanistic look at China in the wake of...
Netflix's second fully original Taiwanese series "Triad Princess" brings cheesiness galore, but retains a certain charm.
Based off a popular video game, horror film “Detention” is an important milestone in coming to terms with Taiwan’s authoritarian past.