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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.
Song Kang-ho is Korea's premiere character actor. Cinema Escapist looks at his best performances, in order of increasing quality.
This space rescue movie offers gripping suspense…and insight into Russian geopolitics.
If you grew up with a tiger parent, or find yourself becoming one—this show is for you.