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The 13 Best Bollywood & Indian Movies on Netflix

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We reveal the top Bollywood (and other Indian) movies on Netflix—updated for 2020 and available in India, the US, the UK, and many other countries.

Review: “Lost In Russia” Blends Mother-Son and Sino-Russian Relations

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Xu Zheng’s latest movie in China’s famous “Lost In” series mixes mother-son bonding with superficial glances at Russian life.

Review: “Enter The Fat Dragon” Succeeds With Charm As Donnie Yen’s Foray Into Action-Comedy

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Renowned Hong Kong kung-fu actor Donnie Yen’s acting career pivots to new frontiers.

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.

The 11 Best Korean Comedy Movies

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top Korean comedy movies—with streaming links included.

Review: Why Was China’s “Crazy Alien” So Successful?

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In Ning Hao's "Crazy Alien", the Chinese everyman gets a laugh at America's expense.

The 10 Best Song Kang-ho Movies, Ranked

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Song Kang-ho is Korea's premiere character actor. Cinema Escapist looks at his best performances, in order of increasing quality.

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.

Review: Servant of the People 2 (Ukraine, 2016)

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An admirable feature-length followup to "Servant of the People", Ukraine's most popular political satire to date.

Ukraine’s “Servant of the People” Is a Hidden Gem of Political Comedy

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After earning the love of Ukrainian audiences, this satirical show is now available worldwide on Netflix.

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