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Trailer: Chinese WWII Drama “Unbreakable Spirit” Premieres Aug 2018, Starring Bruce Willis

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Formerly known as "The Bombing", "Unbreakable Spirit" dramatizes Chinese resistance to Japanese bombings during WWII.

Political Thriller “Occupied” Shows Western Democracy Bent to Russia’s Will

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This prescient show depicts Norway under Russian control; its second season is now on Netflix.

11 WWII movies from the Japanese perspective

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Check out 10 of the best Japanese WWII movies. Learn about World War II from a different perspective!

The 5 best Chinese war movies [Updated 2018]

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We've compiled a list of the top 5 Chinese war movies. Check it out!

Top five WWII movies from the German perspective

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The five best WWII movies (and one bonus TV show)... through Germany's eyes.

A firing squad of one: Thailand’s “Last Executioner”

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The fascinating story of Chavoret Jaruboon, who executed 55 prisoners as Thailand's last gunshot executioner.

Trailer: “Guardians”, Russia’s answer to “The Avengers”, premieres Feb 23

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Tired of American superheroes? Check out "Guardians" for superhero action with a Russian twist!

Review: Stalingrad (Russia, 2013)

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A 2013 Russian revisitation of WWII's arguably most important battle, complete with slick production quality and special effects.

Review: The Eternal Zero (Japan, 2013)

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2013 was a good year for Japanese aviation fans. Hayao Miyazaki released his magnum opus The Wind Rises, a fictionalized biopic of Jiro Horikoshi (the...

Review: Dream Flight (Taiwan, 2014)

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Our newest contributor Jordan Li discusses Dream Flight, the first Taiwanese film ever to feature the Taiwanese Air Force. Read our article to learn about...