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2018

“Buffalo Boys” Is the Perfect Western for a Post “Crazy Rich Asians” World

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"Buffalo Boys" director Mike Wiluan suggests that Asian diaspora can look East for a home—and films with strong Asian leads.

The 11 Best Korean Movies of 2018

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top South Korean films from 2018, across genres like espionage, romance, drama, and more.

Review: “Everyday Hero” Honors the Life Works of Guo Jian Nan

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Everyday Hero (南哥, lit. Brother Nan) is a Chinese biopic based on the true life and story of Guo Jian Nan, and his works in...

French Animated Shorts Exhibit Humor—and the Macabre

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The Francophone world brings us some of the best animation out there. In this year's Oscar-nominated animated shorts, the French give us big laughs, with...

“Breaking Point” Director Mark Jonathan Harris: Why Ukraine’s Struggle for Democracy is Still Relevant

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The two-time Oscar-winning director's latest film depicts Ukraine's Euromaidan Revolution and its aftermath.

Jamie Greenberg talks “Future ’38”, his anti-Nazi time travel comedy

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In this lighthearted screwball comedy, a secret agent from 1938 travels to the far-off future of 2018 on a mission to stop Hitler.

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!