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Review: “Furie” Is An Fast-Paced Vietnamese Action Thriller

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Vietnam’s answer to “Taken” arrives—but with a female lead taking charge.

Review: “Take Point” Is an Action-Packed Critique of Political Selfishness

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This Korean action movie featuring private military contractors offers many explosions—and biting, timely political critiques.

The 10 Best Jung Woo-sung Movies, Ranked

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From teen idols to steely villains: Cinema Escapist looks at leading Korean actor Jung Woo-sung's best performances, ranked in order of increasing quality.

Review: Bitcoin Heist (Vietnam, 2016)

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"Bitcoin Heist" is an action-packed digital heist movie that showcases Vietnam's modernity.

The Best Chinese Movies on Netflix

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Seven worthy Chinese movies you can watch on Netflix today!

“Wolf Warrior 2” Shows a New Kind of Chinese Patriotism—That Speaks to Overseas Chinese

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"Wolf Warrior 2" breathes new life into the Chinese action genre—and appeals to foreign-born Chinese in the process.

Trailer: “Guardians”, Russia’s Answer to “The Avengers”, Premieres Feb 23

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Tired of American superheroes? Check out "Guardians" for superhero action with a Russian twist!

Trailer: Korean Action Flick “Fabricated City” Coming Feb 9

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From the director of "Welcome to Dongmakgol", "Fabricated City" is an action-thriller featuring a videogamer who must fight for his innocence after being unjustly framed.

Trailer: Godspeed (Taiwan, 2016)

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Godspeed (一路順風) is a Golden Horse Award-nominated Taiwanese dark comedy about a drug mule who takes a ride with the wrong taxi driver

Review: Operation Mekong (China, 2016)

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Based on a true 2011 incident, Operation Mekong is China's first major foray into the US-dominated "foreign intervention action epic" genre.

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