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Foreign Films

Review: Bitcoin Heist (Vietnam, 2016)

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"Bitcoin Heist" is an action-packed digital heist movie that showcases Vietnam's modernity.

Trailer: Monkey King 3 – Kingdom of Women set for February 16, 2018 release

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The latest member of Cheang Pou-soi's Monkey King film series will hit Chinese theaters early 2018.

The best Chinese movies on Netflix

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Seven worthy Chinese movies you can watch on Netflix today!

Review: The Mayor (South Korea, 2017)

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Available for easy international viewing on Netflix, "The Mayor" is yet another film that dramatizes electoral corruption from a South Korean perspective.

The 5 best Chinese war movies [Updated 2017]

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We've compiled a list of the top 5 Chinese war movies. Check it out!

Review: The Moment – 50 Years of Golden Horse (Taiwan, 2016)

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The Moment is a must-watch documentary for anyone interested in the history of Taiwanese cinema.

Review: The Hidden Sword (China, 2017)

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A distinctively artistic take on an alternate Second Sino-Japanese War which China wins with the help of a mysterious swordsman.

Review: In Your Arms (Denmark, 2015)

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In Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm's first feature length film, the writer/director takes on the difficult subject of euthanasia.

Interview: Berni Goldblat, director of “Wallay”

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Berni Goldblat is the director of "Wallay", which tells a moving coming-of-age story set in Burkina Faso.

Interview: “Bad Genius” director Nattawut Poonpiriya

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Poonpiriya's hit film "Bad Genius" has been described as a Thai "Ocean's Eleven".