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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.

“One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2” Set for August 18 Release

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This Chinese animated fantasy comedy is a sequel of 2014's "One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes", which was inspired by a popular webcomic.

“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).

Review: Ace of Sales (Taiwan, 2016)

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A haphazard Taiwanese comedy about a TV shopping presenter played by model Bianca Bai.

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: Chinese Take-Away (Argentina, 2011)

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Across antipodes, life’s absurdities find a home in the 2011 Argentine comedy-drama Chinese Take-Away (trailer). Starring renowned Argentine actor Ricardo Darín and the Taiwanese-Argentine Ignacio...

 
 
 

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