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Review: “Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch” Reminds Us That Hong Kong is Part of China

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Wong Jing's "Chasing The Dragon II" blends entertainment with relevant political undertones that'll rile some Hong Kongers, but please mainland Chinese audiences.

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“Terrace House”: Netflix’s New Japanese Reality Show

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Three guys, three girls, and a massive, well appointed apartment in the heart of Tokyo? Netflix does reality TV for Japan.. and it's not what...

Review: My Beloved Bodyguard (China, 2016)

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Imagine Taken or the Korean gangster film The Man From Nowhere, but in a more family-centric, grandfatherly format. That’s the premise of My Beloved Bodyguard,...

Review: Bitcoin Heist (Vietnam, 2016)

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"Bitcoin Heist" is an action-packed digital heist movie that showcases Vietnam's modernity.

Review: Ace of Sales (Taiwan, 2016)

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


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