Cinema Escapist

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Netflix’s Highly Relatable “On Children” Is “Black Mirror” With Tiger Moms


If you grew up with a tiger parent, or find yourself becoming one—this show is for you.

From Our Archives

Review: The Goebbels Experiment (Germany/United Kingdom, 2005)


Although we all know of a certain mustachioed dictator who failed out of art school, Nazi Germany’s most prominent aesthete was perhaps Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s...

Review: Soul Mate (China, 2016)


A Chinese movie about female friendship with coming-of-age and tragi-romance characteristics.

Review: Kajaki (United Kingdom, 2014)


The independent film Kajaki (titled Kilo Two Bravo for North American distribution) tells the true story of British troops who must contend with the physical...

“Fathers” director Palatpol Mingpornpichit on making a film about LGBT families in Thailand


Mingpornpichit's film "Fathers" focuses on a gay couple in Thailand who must deal with many tribulations to raise a son.