RUROUNI KENSHIN 3 THE LEGEND ENDS: Check Out This UK Artwork

Warner Bros UK should be commended for bringing the sword swinging action in the Rurouni Kenshin live action films to cinemas in the island nation. They have faithfully brought the first two fims and the trilogy will be complete when... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Korean Box Office: DETECTIVE K 2 Opens Over Original

Some 2.25 million spectators shuffled into theaters during the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, which was better than last week but still far behind the comparable weekend last year, when Frozen and Miss Granny led the market. Local... More »
By Pierce Conran   
  

Crowdfund This! ZUNN: SHOWGIRLS OF PAKISTAN Pulls Back The Curtain On A Hidden And Forbidden World!

Having already turned heads internationally with his award winning film Chuppan Chupai - a documentary about Pakistan's gay and transgender community - it is clear that director Saad Khan has an affinity for those on the outskirts of an increasingly... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Final Trailers For Historical Actioner DRAGON BLADE

With the premiere of Daniel Lee's big budgeted historical epic Dragon Blade, starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrian Brody, is just around the corner, the final two trailers has been posted to promote the release.         Jackie... More »
By Al Young   
  

DI BALIK 98 Has A Revolutionairy Trailer

Di Balik 98 (currently without an English title but literally meaning "Behind '98") tells the story, seen from many perspectives, of Indonesia's recent revolution in 1998, which resulted in the fall of the three-decade-long presidency of Suharto. At the moment... More »
By William Chandra   
  

Hong Kong International Film Festival To Honour Naruse Mikio On 60th Anniversary Of FLOATING CLOUDS

The 39th Hong Kong International Film Festival has announced a celebration of the work of Japanese filmmaker Naruse Mikio, on the 60th anniverary of his 1955 classic Floating Clouds. Repast (1951), Daughters, Wives And A Mother (1960) and Scattered Clouds... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Now On Blu-ray: GREATFUL DEAD Is AMELIE For The Revenge Crowd

Uchida Eiji's Greatful Dead is another in the ridiculously long line of solid releases from the UK's Third Window Films. The film, which focuses on a woman named Nami who obsesses over the lives of solitary figures that she finds in... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

First Teaser From Miike's YAKUZA APOCALYPSE: THE GREAT WAR OF THE UNDERWORLD

Japanese director Miike Takashi said in a statement when Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld was announced, "Goodbye to tediously boring Japanese films. No one wanted this to happen, but I am making a rampage back to the basics!",... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Korean Box Office: Soft Opening For C'EST SI BON Ahead Of Lunar New Year (2015 WK 6)

In the warm up to holidays, 1.81 million people visited theaters as a Korean film reclaimed the top of the charts. Local films were dominant with 62% of the market. Taking the top spot over the weekend was C'est si... More »
By Pierce Conran   
  

ZOMBIE VILLAGE Official Trailer: Here They Come!

As far as i can remember, the last time i watched an Indonesian zombie flick on the big screen was Takut: Faces Of Fear, a horror anthology, way back in 2008. That same year was when director Billy Christian (Tuyul: Part 1) started to... More »
By William Chandra   
  

OVERHEARD 3 Tops Hong Kong Film Award Nominations

The third installment of Alan Mak and Felix Chong's surveillance thriller series, Overheard 3, scored nominations in 11 categories, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, when the nominations for the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards were announced this... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Johnnie To Announces Three New HK Projects At EFM

As the Chinese New Year approaches fans of HK cinema have been given a reason to start celebrating a little earlier this year. Eclectic Hong Kong filmmaker Johnnie To is announcing three new projects at EFM in Berlin this year.... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

ASTRO BOY To Get A Live Action Adaptation

THR broke the news Thursday morning that Australian production house Animal Logic Entertainment will be working with Japan's Tezuka Productions to give Tezuka Osamu's manga Astro Boy a live action adaptation. Astro Boy has had every incantation from manga to... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Jamie Dagg's Laos-Set Thriller RIVER Enters Production With Rossif Sutherland

Canada's Jamie Dagg has bitten off a big task for his debut feature. Because, you know, making your first film isn't already hard enough, Dagg's River appears to be the first-ever western co-production with the South East Asian nation of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Teaser For Peter Pau's ZHONG KUI: SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL Is A Weta Wonderland

Peter Pau, the Oscar-winning cinematographer of Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is at the helm of epic Chinese fantasy Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and The Dark Crystal. Sharing directorial duties with Zhao Tianyu, this is the story of legendary demon... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Trailer: Chow Yun Fat Raises The Stakes In FROM VEGAS TO MACAU II

Chow Yun Fat is back in more gambling action this Chinese New Year in Wong Jing's From Vegas To Macau II. Last year's first installment was my personal favourite of Hong Kong's holiday offerings. This time out the action is... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Exclusive US Trailer: BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES Brings The Action

Brotherhood of Blades, director Lu Yang's second feature, is set to hit Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, February 10th in North America and we've got your first look at the trailer. I haven't yet seen the film, but the action... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Vesoul Asian Film Festival Programs World's First Lao Film Focus

The Vesoul Asian Film Festival begins next Tuesday, February 10th, in Vesoul, France. Vesoul is a top ten film festival in France and the only one with a focus on Asian cinema. It is also Europe's oldest independent Asian film... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

WHITE HAIRED WITCH: New US Trailer For The Wuxia Fantasy

Jacob Cheung's wuxia fantasy White Haired Witch hits DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD on March 10th from Well Go USA and we've got the new US trailer to share for the film.In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Nakamura Ryugo Returns With GIRL OF THE SEA

Making a splash back in 2010, 13-year old filmmaker Nakamura Ryugo became the youngest ever feature director in Japan with his debut effort The Catcher on the Shore. The film won the Nippon Television Network's 'Takeshi Award' and was hailed... More »
  
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