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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
The US premium network deepens Asian-American outreach with another iteration of its leading short film competition—submissions close November 14, 2018.
Could this blockbuster pioneer a novel and entertaining way to highlight Chinese government policy victories?
1987 is a somber reminder that freedom isn't free