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Review: “Hit Me Anyone One More Time” Is A Playful Political Comedy From Japan

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Starring Kiichi Nakai and Dean Fujioka, “Hit Me Anyone One More Time” offers a jovial and rather idealistic portrayal of a boorish Japanese Prime Minister...

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.

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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