Cinema Escapist

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Articles by Anthony Kao

The 15 Best Korean War Movies

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The best war movies from Korea about the Korean War, Vietnam War, and beyond — streaming links included.

The 16 Best Korean Romance Movies

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The best Korean romance movies—streaming links included.

Revisiting “Pulgasari”: North Korea’s Godzilla In The Time of Peace Talks

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North Korea made its own Godzilla — could it be a surprising metaphor for peace?

A Short History of North Korea’s Animation Industry

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North Korea makes lots of animations—including some you might’ve seen.

The 11 Best Korean Action Movies

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Discover the top action movies from South Korea—streaming links included.

The 16 Best Japanese Romance Movies

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Want to watch a Japanese romance film? Easily choose from our curated selection of live action and animated hits.

10 Movies About South Korea’s Democratization

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These ten movies are a great way to learn about how South Korea became the democracy it is today.

10 Asian Movies Screening at Cannes 2018

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Ten promising Asian movies — by directors like Jia Zhangke and Apichatpong Weerasethakul — screening at 2018's Cannes Film Festival.

Review: “Psychokinesis” is South Korea’s First Superhero Movie

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"Train to Busan’s" director returns with another hard-hitting blockbuster.

The 8 Best Thai Movies of 2017

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The top movies from Thailand in 2017: including romance, comedy, horror, action, and more.