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Articles by Teen Sheng

Teen Sheng is a guest contributor based in the United States.

How “Isle of Dogs” is a Metaphor for Japanese Politics


Other critics have it wrong: Wes Anderson's film actually conveys Japanese issues through an American lens, not the other way around.

In “The Young Karl Marx,” Youthful Charisma Defines an Icon


The film paints Sherlock-Holmesian sketch of a man whose memory, to put it mildly, is tinged by whatever ideologies prevail.


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