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2016

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 Eye of Silence (China, 2016)

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A brooding thriller set amidst the hedonistic modernity of Beijing.

Review: Ace of Sales (Taiwan, 2016)

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A haphazard Taiwanese comedy about a TV shopping presenter played by model Bianca Bai.

Review: From Afar (Venezuela, 2016)

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An unlikely Venezuelan piece that offers an artistic, brooding taste of award-friendly cinema.

Interview with Niharika Popli, director of “Rasan Piya”

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Niharika Popli is the director of Rasan Piya, a documentary about a renowned classical Indian musician named Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan.

The 10 Best Korean Movies on Netflix

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Looking for the latest Korean movies online? Here's our list of the 10 best Korean movies on Netflix, updated for 2019!

Review: My War (China, 2016)

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My War is a 2016 Chinese war movie that gained notoriety through a controversial advertisement that upset Sino-Korean relations.

Trailer: Panfilov’s 28 Men (Russia, 2016)

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Set for release on Nov. 24, 2016, the Russian film Panfilov's 28 Men resurfaces a historically disputed story from WWII's Battle of Moscow.

Trailer: I Am Not Madame Bovary (China, 2016)

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Starring Fan Bingbing, I Am Not Madame Bovary (我不是潘金莲) is one of this year's most internationally anticipated Chinese films.

Review: The Handmaiden (South Korea, 2016)

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Renowned South Korean director Park Chan-wook is back at it again with The Handmaiden, a sensual and dark piece centered around a mysterious heiress and...

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