bad genius remake

Another day, another English-language remake of an Asian movie that deserved to get more eyeballs on it. Bad Genius is a Thai high school heist movie that broke box office records across Southeast Asian and became Thailand’s highest grossing movie of 2017, and even became a minor hit at film festivals in the U.S. Now an English-language Bad Genius is in the works, with You’re the Worst writer Eva Anderson set to pen the adaptation.

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pop culture imports june 14

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best, wackiest, and weirdest foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.)

Hello lovers of subtitles and soapy Asian dramas! June is here, and that means a whole new batch of foreign-language titles are coming your way. Our offerings this month include a zippy Thai heist film that broke box office records all over Asia, a Palestinian thriller with a tender love story, the hottest Korean romantic drama out right now, a biopic about a young and sexy Karl Marx, and a South Korean variety show that makes American variety pale in comparison.

Let’s dive in.

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