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"Dead Kids" is an otherwise unremarkable high school drama, save for its commentary on classism in the contemporary Philippines.
Banned by Chinese censors for a year, "Better Days" gets its big reveal with dark undertones about high school bullying.
Forced evictions, citizen protests, and government corruption do not a happy Communist Party make.
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.