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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

2017 is fast becoming the year of Wonder Woman. DC’s feminist icon finally arrived on the big screen, wowing audiences in her stand-alone feature before stealing the limelight from fellow superheroes Batman and Superman in Justice League . 28 more words


Pray For Yugan

Want to escape poverty? Replace pictures of Jesus with Xi Jinping, Christian villagers urged

I have to share this news article with you today (see link above) as a reminder of how blessed we are in the western world compared to other countries around the world. 232 more words

Be Grateful


Ambitious, misguided and altogether lacking in a coherent vision, Real is the first feature film directed by South Korean Lee Sa-rang, credited on-screen as “Love Lee”. 13 more words


Peace Breaker

Aaron Kwok Fu-shing is having a very bad day in Peace Breaker, a remake of the 2014 Korean thriller A Hard Day. As a crooked Chinese cop on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, his character sees a series of increasingly poor decisions turn a bad situation into a farcical comedy of errors.
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The Great Buddha+

The debut feature from Taiwanese documentarian Huang Hsin-yao is an acerbic satire of small-town corruption that has earned awards attention, including 10 nominations (one for best picture) at this month’s Golden Horse Awards. 32 more words

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The Promise

A botched suicide pact triggers all manner of spooky shenanigans in The Promise, a formulaic yet effective horror film by Thai writer-director Sophon Sakdaphisit.
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It was back in 2004 when director James Wan (The Conjuring, Fast & Furious 7) burst onto the scene with an effective low-budget shocker that pitted two imprisoned strangers against each other in a deadly battle of wits. 32 more words