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The terrifyingly long reach of Hollywood extends even to Mongolia
By Lawrence Osborne
Science & Tech
The difference today is that they have been filmed
For those of us who have followed Korean film for many years, the triumph of Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden or the living-dead series Kingdom on Netflix came as no surprise
Unresolved conflicts swirl around Thailand’s institutions
Korean film has mastered the supernatural horror genre
It’s getting harder to laugh off the idea of UFOs
Bangkok’s unraveling was easy to see coming
The strange inspiration of the Gobi desert
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