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Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.

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Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon

A creature believed to be a sea dragon destroys the Tang Dynasty’s ships, a courtesan is offered as sacrificed and a love story ends up entangled with the dirty plans to topple the government once and for all.

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Painted Skin: The Resurrection

After being punished with 500 years of ice imprisonment, fox spirit Xiaowei escapes and lives, devouring hearts of men in the hope that one day someone will willingly give her their heart so she may become human.

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Painted Skin

We’ve all heard the story — or maybe you’re new to Asian folklore? Spirit foxes — you can maybe compare them to mischievous forest nymphs in the West — they sometimes like to live among humans just for fun… this is the story of one of them.