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8 Asian Movies Screening at Cannes 2019

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Eight promising Asian movies — by directors like Bong Joon-ho and Takashi Miike— screening at 2019's Cannes Film Festival.

Interview: Singaporean Director Eric Khoo Talks “Ramen Teh”

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In "Ramen Teh," director Eric Khoo celebrates the power of food to transcend boundaries.

Review: “Ten Years Japan” Pictures Dystopia With Hopeful Undertones

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The short film anthology "Ten Years Japan" provides a relevant, but not depressing, look at contemporary Japan's social challenges.

The 11 Best Japanese Movies of 2018

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top Japanese films from 2018 across genres like animation, family dramas, zombies, and more!

Review: “Miss Sherlock” is a Fresh Take on Sherlock and Watson

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You don't often see female leads in Japanese dramas, making "Miss Sherlock" a particularly remarkable take on the classic detective.

The 16 Best Japanese Romance Movies

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Want to watch a Japanese romance film? Easily choose from our curated selection of live action and animated hits.

11 WWII Movies From the Japanese perspective

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Check out 10 of the best Japanese WWII movies. Learn about World War II from a different perspective!

The 10 Best Japanese Movies of 2017

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Ten Japanese movies from 2017 that are worth your attention.

This Movie Helps Explain Why Turkey And Japan Are Such Good Friends

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"Ertugrul 1890" reveals how it all starts with a century-old disaster.

Review: Lowlife Love (Japan, 2016)

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A 2016 black comedy that skewers the Japanese film industry in a tale of sex and failure.

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