Cinema Escapist

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2020

Review: “Chhapaak” Uses Acid Attacks to Highlight Victimization of Women in India

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Based on a real story, "Chhapaak" shows the life of a young Indian woman after surviving an acid attack.

Review: “Secret Zoo” Looks For Laughs With Humans Dressing Like Animals

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Korean comedy “Secret Zoo” elicits light laughter and offers slight social commentary in its heartwarming but forgettable story.

Review: Netflix’s “The Ghost Bride” Brings Malaysian Chinese Superstition To Life

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Netflix's first Malaysian Mandarin-language original series offers a compelling premise and memorable production design amidst a rocky narrative.

Review: K-Drama “Crash Landing On You” Appeals To Both Romantics and Political Junkies

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Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin headline the amusing and geopolitically relevant drama "Crash Landing On You,” showing on Netflix and tvN.

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