Xianxia movies are medieval Chinese sagas featuring supernatural battles and elements. They are a must-watch if you enjoy Chinese fantasy stories.
Unless you have a really strong stomach for gore, rape, and the downright gruesome, you might want to give these 7 Hong Kong exploitation movies from the 80s a miss.
Based on the long running manga by Naoki Urasawa, 20th Century Boys is a mediocre transition from the page to the big screen but there are some high points. Friend is generally pretty awesome, the music is great, and there are a couple of stand out performances.
The Vengeance Trilogy consists of three critically-acclaimed films that made their mark in Korean cinema. They are independent of each other but share the same theme—revenge and retribution—and flawless direction from the award winning Korean director, Park Chanwook.
Writer/director Lee Won-tae introduces a corrupt city at the whim of a sophisticated serial killer while a broken gangster and a cop with a short-fuse temper attempt to join forces to capture him. Starring Ma Dong-seok, Kim Mu-yeol, and Kim Sung-kyu.
Do you like Korean movies? This top 10 must-see Korean movies list includes some of the most popular and successful ones! You will find your next favorite movie for sure: action, thriller or horror genre, with original and twisted plots. There's so much to choose from!
Burning (Beoning) Spoiler Review. The film tells the story of Jong-su, who bumps into a girl he used to know. She asks him to look after her cat while in Africa. When she returns with the mysterious Ben, everything changes. Theories, answers & explanations of the film.
Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster is streaming from most Netflix catalogs. If you love Asian action movies centred around the glory of martial arts and always wanted to know who would win between Wing Chun and boxing, then you shouldn't miss this one.
The original Ip Man released in 2008 and tells the story of master Ip Man, a teacher of Wing Chun. It's director Wilson Yip wanted to develop a biographical movie based on the martial arts teacher and his life.
The film that came to define modern Asian cinema created such an impact in the West that it continues to inspire and influence. Benjamin Cox revisits a genuine game-changer.
An analysis of the socio-cultural influences behind Kinji Fukasuku's Battle Royale.
One of the weirdest, loudest, craziest, and most amazing 55-minute Japanese films to ever be released. Tadanobu Asano is pretty great in general, but give him an electric guitar and a lizard infatuation and he's even more awesome.
Italian Cinema. Two words that go together beautifully. It can be tough watching a foreign film but the themes, music, and acting in these 5 Italian films are enough to make anyone fall in love with "Il Cinema Italiano."
Do you know your different religions well enough to spot all the clues in this Korean horror story about good vs evil? Even if you don't, you might still take something away from the movie. This is an explanation and review for The Wailing. Watch it on Netflix.
I've watched many zombie films, they are among my favorite genres. But a horror film you could watch with someone who isn't into horror and gore? A movie that may make you choke up? Yes, this is it.
A Japanese Manga themed movie with a very likeable protagonist and a unique take on how zombies behave. Watch it if you want to see another way to look at them.
A review of Akira Kurosawa's 1945 drama
Ded Na Si Lolo (Grandpa Is Dead) is an indie movie with a hilarious way of depicting Filipino superstitious beliefs surrounding the dead, as well as the resolution of some family issues.