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Wong Jing's "Chasing The Dragon II" blends entertainment with relevant political undertones that'll rile some Hong Kongers, but please mainland Chinese audiences.
Not only a heartfelt and genuine portrayal of a Filipino domestic helper’s story, but also a tribute to those who refuse to stop chasing their...
Eight promising Asian movies — by directors like Bong Joon-ho and Takashi Miike— screening at 2019's Cannes Film Festival.
"Street Food" debuts on Netflix April 26th, 2019.
Edgy, raw, and a punch in the face—is "Warrior" the story Asian-Americans have been waiting for?
Ryu Jun-yeol delivers a high-octane tale of insider trading and market manipulation—but how does it stand up to 80's classic "Wall Street"?
Hunger-inducing food scenes and an exploration of Singaporean identity come together in Eric Khoo's latest hit.
PASKAL shows off the skill of Malaysia's Special Forces -- but is it more than Malaysian propaganda?
"Warrior" debuts on CINEMAX April 5, 2019.
Vietnam’s answer to “Taken” arrives—but with a female lead taking charge.