Cinema Escapist

Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens

2017

Is Feng Xiaogang’s “Youth” really that controversial?

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The film's original Chinese National Day release was pushed back, purportedly for political reasons.

“Beautiful Accident” starring Gwei Lun-mei to premiere May 27, 2017

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Popular Taiwanese actress Gwei Lun-mei (桂纶镁) is set to headline Beautiful Accident (美好的意外).

Chinese film “The Devotion of Suspect X” hits worldwide theaters March 31

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The film is based on a popular Japanese novel of the same name.

Film “A Loner” to illuminate plight of elderly empty-nesters in China

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Starring Zhu Xijuan, "A Loner" (大雪冬至) is expected to complete production later in 2017.

Trailer: Jackie Chan’s “Kung Fu Yoga” premieres Jan 28

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Kung Fu Yoga is a Chinese-Indian coproduction starring Jackie Chan that hits Chinese theaters on January 28, 2017.

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 2018!