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Review: “The World of the Married” Is an Intense, Controversial Drama About Extramarital Affairs

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Through affairs and divorce, smash-hit K-drama “The World of the Married” explores why marriage isn’t all sunshine and butterflies.

Review: Netflix’s “The Victims’ Game” Brings Thrills and Gore But Mostly Plays It Safe

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Crime drama “The Victims' Game” fares better than other recent Taiwanese Netflix originals, but doesn’t push storytelling boundaries.

The 13 Best Korean Horror Movies, Streaming Links Included

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top Korean horror movies—with streaming links from Netflix, Amazon, and more.

Review: “The King: Eternal Monarch” Stars Lee Min-ho In A Ritzy Cross-Universe Fantasy

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Superstar actor Lee Min-ho and noted screenwriter Kim Eun-sook reunite for "The King: Eternal Monarch," a Netflix K-drama that spans parallel universes and is rife...

The 11 Best Korean Dramas on Netflix

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Updated for summer 2020, here are the top Korean dramas on Netflix—ranging across genres like action, romance, historical, and more.

The 10 Best Anime On Netflix

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top anime series you can stream on Netflix, updated for 2020.

The 11 Best Global Pandemic Movies

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Locked down during coronavirus? Tired of Hollywood? Check out these top international pandemic movies, streaming links included.

Netflix Reveals New Korean Dramas and Movies For 2020

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Korean drama and movie fans on Netflix can expect more hits from Korea and more originals.

With “Island Nation,” Taiwan Finally Has A Political Drama

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“Island Nation” recounts Taiwan’s transition to democracy, and breaks barriers around depicting politics in Taiwanese television.

Review: Season 2 of “Kingdom” Continues Themes of Politics and Class Struggle

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Season two is as fast-paced as the previous season, with more focus on themes of survival and protecting what’s precious.

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