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Review: “The Wild Goose Lake” Is A Stunningly Beautiful Noir That Lacks Depth

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Diao Yinan's sophomore feature "Wild Goose Lake" is beautiful and punctuated with surreal violence, but hampered by thin characterization.

The 10 Best Chinese Movies of 2019

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Discover the top Chinese movies of 2019, ranging from comedies to animations, and action movies to deep dramas.

Review: “The Climbers” Is a Birthday Present for the People’s Republic of China’s 70th Birthday

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Based on real-world Chinese ascents of Everest in the 1960s and 70s, "The Climbers" does little more than elevate Wu Jing's "action man" credentials and...

8 Asian Movies Screening at Cannes 2019

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Eight promising Asian movies — by directors like Bong Joon-ho and Takashi Miike— screening at 2019's Cannes Film Festival.

 
 
 

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