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Antiporno

Seldom one to be praised for his positive representations of women onscreen (remember Virgin Psychics ?), Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono takes encouraging strides towards a more feminist outlook in Antiporno, his entry in film company Nikkatsu’s ongoing roman porno reboot project.
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Duckweed

Having made his feature debut with 2014’s The Continent, Chinese celebrity blogger/author/entrepreneur/rally driver Han Han again borrows from his own life experiences for Duckweed, his second directorial offering.
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China Is Building Its Own Marine Corps

Last week the South China Morning Post broke news of the PLA’s vast expansion of its marines. The report by Minnie Chan cited a gradual 400% jump in manpower for the newly minted branch. 586 more words

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Silence

A long-gestating passion project for director and co-screenwriter Martin Scorsese, this adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s 1966 novel about Jesuit priests in 17th century Japan is finally arriving on the big screen.
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Logan

Emboldened by the success of last year’s Deadpool , Hugh Jackman and writer-director James Mangold look to push the boundaries of the superhero genre even further with Logan, achieving new levels of onscreen violence in its opening moments.
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The Girl With All The Gifts

Recent successes such as Train to Busan and I Am a Hero have proved that there is still life in the decaying corpse of the zombie genre beyond The Walking Dead.
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Asura: The City of Madness

It has been a good year for South Korean cinema, producing everything from sumptuous erotic costume dramas ( The Handmaiden ) to adrenaline-fuelled zombie thrillers ( Train to Busan ). 28 more words

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