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The Berlin File (2013) Movie Review

Ryoo Seung Wan, arguably Korea’s top director of action packed blockbusters after the likes of “City of Violence” and “The...

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Dreams for Sale (2012) Movie Review

“Dreams for Sale” is the latest film from Japanese writer/director Nishikawa Miwa, a hard hitting drama which follows a husband...

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Masquerade (2012) Movie Review

Lee Byung Hun, one of Korea’s biggest and most popular stars, who recently also enjoyed success in Hollywood in the...

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2 Doors (2011) Movie Review

“2 Doors” is a feature length Korean documentary directed by Hong Ji You and Kim Il Ran, who previously served...

Young Ju Seo and Jung-hyun Lee in Juvenile Offender (2012) Movie Image

Juvenile Offender (2012) Movie Review

Produced and supported by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, “Juvenile Offender” is a humanistic and socially aware look...

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Drug War (2012) Movie Review

Cult favourite and auteur Johnnie To joins the ranks of Hong Kong directors trying their luck on the Mainland with...

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SIFF ’13 Review: Pieta (2012)

After a sojourn into other realms, and a self-imposed year-long hiatus from the industry—sort of, he did release the documentary...

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The Chrysalis (2013) Movie Review

Though limited by notoriously tough censorship, the horror genre is slowly but surely finding its feet in Chinese cinema, with...

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Love in Time (2012) Movie Review

“Love in Time” is an old fashioned Hong Kong romantic comedy directed by Leefire, a multi-talented type also known as...

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The Tower (2012) Movie Review

Like Hollywood, Korean cinema loves a good disaster movie, none more so than director Kim Ji Hoon, known for big...

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Wolf Children (2012) Movie Review

Although Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli colleagues are still the most famous purveyors of Japanese animation, a number of...

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The Last Supper (2012) Movie Review

With big budget Chinese historical dramas and epics still proving incredibly popular, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that two...

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Barbie (2011) Movie Review

Writer director Lee Sang Woo, who caused quite a stir on the Korean indie scene with his hard hitting features...

Joong-ki Song and Bo-yeong Park in A Werewolf Boy (2012) Movie Image

A Werewolf Boy (2012) Movie Review

Romantic fantasy “A Werewolf Boy” emerged as of the biggest Korean hits of 2012, not to mention the country’s biggest...