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Joko Anwar puts an Indonesian twist on one of Western cinema's most classic genres
A group of high schoolers put everything on the line to fight North Korea—but receive little recognition or support
Based on real-world Chinese ascents of Everest in the 1960s and 70s, "The Climbers" does little more than elevate Wu Jing's "action man" credentials and...
The Japanese auteur builds on his signature theme of cartoonishly bloody action movies but eschews sympathetic characters and drama.
The latest installment in the Tazza franchise features entertaining characters & a plot full of unexpected twists and turns.
Lack of depth plagues China's redux of the eponymous Japanese series "Midnight Diner."
After Chinese netizens lambasted " Shanghai Fortress," Netflix has given the world a chance to comment this latest Chinese foray into scifi.
Heiward Mak eschews direct mentions of cross-strait relations to focus on what family means.
Two cops team up with a mob enforcer and illegal gambling site owner to take down a Japanese drug ring.
Luddites and Utopians clash in a Russian sci-fi drama that asks us whether robots can be better than humans.