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elsewhere is that it's almost exclusively one of three things:
1) Japanese films from the 50s & 60s (with a few famous, more contemporary cartoons thrown in)
2) "Classic" grunting man Hong Kong flicks
3) Up-to-the-minute discussions of j/k-dramas/movies from an idol-worship perspective
I don't know anywhere else where people talk about the broad swath of contemporary East Asian cinema.
I'm only posting on one of them right now: https://www.imdforums.com/forums/asian-cinema.118/ - ebossert