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Lucky Dog (耳朵大有福)

The Chinese title translates to “those with big ears have luck,” and its questionable whether the title character possesses either. Old Wang (Fan Wei), the just retired railroad worker, finds that he has a lot of time but not so much money. 569 more words

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Sleepless Fashion (与时尚同居)

“In front of beauty, we are all equal,” declares Patrick, a fashion magazine editor. Having been ousted from his perch at Celebrity, China’s top fashion monthly, he decides to start a rival publication, Modern, and go toe-to-toe with his former colleagues peddling glamour to the aspirational masses. 698 more words

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Kung Fu Chefs (功夫廚神)

It’s hard to fault a movie for delivering exactly what its title promises. Indeed, Kung Fu Chefs caters to those oft neglected fans of fighting foodies. 523 more words

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What Women Want (我知女人心)

What Women Want is another entry in the list of unremarkable remakes of unremarkable movies. In both this version and the Mel Gibson original, a sexist adman acquires a supernatural ability to read women’s minds after he experiences a freak accident. 794 more words

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The Beast and the Beauty (야수와 미녀)

A homely guy falls in love with a beautiful girl and doesn’t much mind his looks because she’s blind. But when she gets an eye transplant, he decides he’s too unattractive for her and pretends to be on an extended work assignment in Hawaii, leaving room for his high school rival and resident hottie to make his move. 409 more words

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Please Teach Me English (영어완전정복)

Please Teach Me English gets off to a fast start. Yeong-ju (Lee Na-young) is a young public official who gets sent to an English learning center after she is unable to assist a disgruntled foreigner. 615 more words

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Your Place or Mine! (毎天愛您八小時)

Love is like waiting for a bus, we’re told in Your Place or Mine. You allow one to pass because it’s too crowded and watch another go by because there isn’t air conditioned. 662 more words

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