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Legend Of The Naga Pearls 2017: Chinese Fantasy Adventure Film From Yang Lei

Starring Wang Ta-lu and Zhang Tianai, this CGI spectacle largely transcends its genre clichés with a relentlessly earnest desire to please. As you will already…

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Painted Skin 2008: Zhao Wei and Zhou Xun Are So Excellent in Their Role

Wang Sheng (Chen Kun) is a general who rescues a young woman named Xiao Wei (Zhou Xun) during a raid against desert bandits. Hearing that…

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‘The Crossing: Part One’ as the “Chinese Titanic” ever since director John Woo

With a story based on a real-life maritime disaster – the 1949 sinking of the Taiping, a vessel carrying more than 1,000 passengers when it…

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A Man Called Hero: is also seems confusedly caught between trying to be an historical romance and taking full flight

A period actioner largely set in early 20th century New York, “A Man Called Hero” (Vietnamese name: TRUNG HOA ANH HUNG) has a distinctive flavor…

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The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom: Fan Bing Bing is the highlight of this Film

Based on the classic martial arts novel by Liang Yusheng. It revolves around a pair of star-crossed lovers – a devilish outlaw and the righteous…

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Battle of the Warriors 2006: An Hong Kong-Chinese action War Movie based on the Japanese Historical Novel

In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes. One of these being the city state of Liang. The nation…

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Mongol: The Rise Of Genghis Khan – The Great Legend About The Man Who Conquered The World

One mention of the name Genghis Khan and you immediately associate it with the great Mongolian empire that once spanned half the world. Sergei Bodrov…

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“Padmaavat”: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Boring Film Doesn’t Do Justice To Deepika Padukone

The creation and eventual release of Padmaavat may well make for a more dramatic and impassioned tale than the film itself. The offscreen narrative is…

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Death and Glory in Changde: One of the best movies about Sino-Japanese War

Set in 1943, late in the WWII period in China. A brave KMT army division stationed in Changde city. A strategic garrison in Northwest Hunan…

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‘The Great Battle’ has its flaws, but is an action-packed spectacle

While he is by no means a great actor, Zo In-sung’s acting has improved tremendously since his sitcom days. But the actor’s voice is one…

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