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In Ning Hao's "Crazy Alien", the Chinese everyman gets a laugh at America's expense.
Frant Gwo blends sci-fi with apocalypse extravaganza in the film based on Liu Cixin’s eponymous short story.
Director Matt Wu discusses the dichotomy between darkness and brightness -- and what it was like working with his wife on set
The top Thai movies from 2018, ranging from romance and comedies to documentaries and thrillers.
“The Great Battle” provides action with sprinklings of light-heartedness, but falls short on screenwriting.
"Ten Years Thailand" provides a timely—and trippy—take on Thailand's contemporary sociopolitical condition.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top Chinese films from 2018, across genres like romance, action, drama, and more.
“Default” explores the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis’ impact in Korea, focusing more on emotions than economic explanations.
With a premiere at 2018's Busan International Film Festival, Chinese indie film "The Enigma of Arrival" offers a darker take on coming-of-age.
Realistic gun battles and brutal fight scenes open a window into the Philippines drug war