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Review: “Another Day Of Life” Vibrantly Relives Angola’s Civil War

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Based on Ryszard Kapuściński’s eponymous book, “Another Day of Life” blends animation and documentary to vividly relive history.

Review: “Fagara” Is a Touching Family Story…and Subtle Political Allegory

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Heiward Mak eschews direct mentions of cross-strait relations to focus on what family means.

Review: “The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos” Pits Korean Cops & Gangsters Against Japan

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Two cops team up with a mob enforcer and illegal gambling site owner to take down a Japanese drug ring.

Review: “Gundala” is Another Joko Anwar Film Giving Voice to Indonesian Mythology

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Will Indonesia be able to create its own home-grown rival to the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Review: “Carole & Tuesday” Is Shinichiro Watanabe’s Latest Musing on Music, Youth, and AI

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“Carole & Tuesday” is a visual spectacle that explores the role of AI in our future underneath its underdog tale of passion and song.

Review: “Ne Zha” Mixes Family-Friendly Fun With the Invisible Hand of the Party

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Whimsical, family-friendly, and also a lesson for Chinese Communist Party cadres?

Review: Netflix Thriller “Victim Number 8” Critiques Europe’s Nativist Resurgence

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Now on Netflix, Spain’s “Victim Number 8” is a conspiracy thriller with pro-tolerance undertones.

Review: “Weathering With You” Is a Giant Allegory for Climate Change

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Makoto Shinkai delivers a touching love story with dire warnings for humanity's future.

Review: “After the Rain” Straddles the Line Between Friendship and Romance

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“After the Rain” shows is that even if a romance is never meant to be, it can still change us in profound ways.

Review: Political K-Drama “Chief of Staff” Tries Emulating “The West Wing”

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Streaming now on Netflix, this K-drama dives into the details of Korean legislative politics—with mixed results.

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