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Review: Was China’s “Shanghai Fortress” Really That Bad?

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After Chinese netizens lambasted " Shanghai Fortress," Netflix has given the world a chance to comment this latest Chinese foray into scifi.

Review: Netflix’s “Better Than Us” Imagines a World Where Robots Do The Work

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Luddites and Utopians clash in a Russian sci-fi drama that asks us whether robots can be better than humans.

7 Space Movies From Around the World

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America isn't the only country that makes space exploration movies—here are seven movies that'll help you learn about other countries' space aspirations.

Interview: “Paradoxical” Director Mu-Ming Tsai and Producer Iris Lai Talk About the Binary Nature of Sense and Emotion

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Cinema Escapist writer Emily Hsiang sat down with Director Mu-Ming Tsai and Producer Iris Lai for an interview about "Paradoxical" -- a movie about sense and emotion, as...

Review: “Salyut 7” is Russia’s “Apollo 13” — With A Geopolitical Twist

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This space rescue movie offers gripping suspense…and insight into Russian geopolitics.

“Fatal Countdown: Reset” premieres June 30, 2017

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"Fatal Countdown: Reset" (逆时营救) is Chinese time travel suspense movie starring Yang Mi and Wallace Huo.

 
 
 

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