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


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


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)


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)


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

Review: Ace of Sales (Taiwan, 2016)


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

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