NY Asian 2014 Review: GOLDEN CHICKENSSS, In Which the Third Time Isn't Entirely the Charm

The 2002 comedy Golden Chicken and its 2003 sequel Golden Chicken 2, starring Hong Kong's queen of comedy Sandra Ng, were love letters both to Ng herself, who was given perhaps the greatest showcase committed to film of her formidable... More »
  

Second Teaser For Koike's Animated LUPIN THE THIRD: DAISUKE JIGEN'S GRAVESTONE

It's a busy time for fans of popular anime and manga property Lupin The Third. Kitamura Ryuhei's live action adaptation hits the big screen in Japan in August and also in the works is a new animated feature from Redline... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

More Cleaver Chopping Action In Full Trailer For KUNDO: AGE OF THE RAMPANT

A Korean Robin Hood armed with a meat cleaver? That's essentially what you've got with upcoming Korean period epic Kundo: Age Of The Rampant. and you know what? Wonky English in the title aside, that's alright by me.The year is... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SEA FOG: Watch The Teaser For Bong Joon-ho Produced Thriller

The Host director Bong Joon-ho slides into the producer's chair for his Memories Of Murder co-writer Shim Sung-bo's directorial debut, Sea Fog (HaeMoo), the based-on-a-true-story tale of a fishing vessel whose attempt to transport illegal immigrants ends very badly, indeed.With... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

OVER YOUR DEAD BODY: Watch The Blood Soaked Full Trailer For Miike's Latest

After a lengthy foray into more mainstream fare, Japan's premiere cinematic bad boy is back into the horror genre where he made his name in a big way. Yes, Miike Takashi has laid on more of the red stuff with... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SNOWPIERCER: Tilda Swinton Delivers An Inspirational Speech In New Clip

Tilda Swinton's got a little something going on in this new clip from Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, a wee bit of righteous indignation as she informs Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and the rest of the lower class insurgents in this post-apocalyptic... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: SNOWPIERCER, A Singular And Breathtaking Cinematic Experience

Cinema is a medium of motion and if anyone understands this, it appears to be Bong Joon-ho, whose visionary new work is a demented and stunning thrillride. In his first production outside his native South Korea, Bong has delivered his... More »
  

Review: SIDDHARTH, A Beautifully Tragic Portrait Of India

It is every parent's worst nightmare: You entrust your child to the care of another and when the allotted time for their return arrives, they simply do not. They're just gone and you're left not knowing where or how or... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

LUPIN THE THIRD: Kitamura Delivers Rollicking Action With Full Trailer For Live Action Adaptation

Fans excited at the prospect of Versus director Kitamura Ryuhei tackling hugely popular manga and anime property Lupin The Third in a new live action adaptation, you now have more reason to be excited. The first trailer for the upcoming... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

THE DIVINE MOVE: Dive Into Korea's Gambling Underworld With The First Teaser

When it comes to high stakes gambling prone to lead to outbursts of extreme violence the board game go does not seem a likely candidate. But, hey, Tazza: The High Rollers managed to take the card game of hwatu and... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

ATTACK ON TITAN: Watch The Teaser For The First Feature Film

An overwhelming international hit on both the printed page and television screen, acclaimed manga and anime Attack On Titan is poised to conquer the big screen as well.Director Araki Tetsuro returns to the controls to edit the existing television series... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Vietnamese Film Department Attempts Control Of Local Films On Youtube

On June 20, the Vietnamese Film Department officially sent documents to the Inspector of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on the disposal of the film Apartment Number 69 (original title: Căn hộ số 69), which released online on... More »
By Trung Rwo   
  

Watch The Teaser For Horror Manga Author Umezu Kazuo's Live Action MOTHER

After a long and celebrated career as one of Japan's leading creators of horror manga, Umezu Kazuo (also known as Kuzuo Umezz) has opted to try his hand at directing a live action feature film, the topic of which is... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Win Hit Korean Thriller HIDE AND SEEK On DVD!

After topping the Korean box office charts last summer, dark thriller Hide and Seek arrived on US DVD back on June 10th from RAM Releasing and we've got four copies to give away! Here's how our own Pierce Conran described... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Trailer For Promising Vietnamese Horror HOLLOW

More and more horror films are on the way to all the theaters in Vietnam. After Vengeful Heart set a domestic revenue record, another thriller/horror title Hollow (Đoạt Hồn) released its official trailer today. Directed by Ham Tran (known by the controversial Journey From the... More »
By Trung Rwo   
  

Salman Khan Is Looking For A New KICK In This Trailer

There once was a time when a new Salman Khan movie was a thing to get excited for. Unfortunately, Sallu has been out of the limelight for a little while and his last foray into the world of Bollywood blockbusters, Jai... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

LA Film Fest 2014 Review: JOSSY'S Playfully Parodies Power Rangers

If you're a regular reader here at Twitch then you are probably aware of one of Japan's fastest rising directors: Fukuda Yuichi. Already a household name in his native country thanks to several TV shows, Fukuda broke out on the... More »
  

Hey Hong Kong! Win Tickets To Indonesian Action Epic THE RAID 2!

Great news for our readers in Hong Kong, and the whole SAR in general. The wait is over - The Raid 2 is finally opening on 19 June and Twitch has five pairs of tickets to give away.It is no... More »
  

Community Challenge! Help Fund Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER And You Can Turn Her CHANTHALY Into Anything You Want!

Ladies and gentlemen, the gauntlet has been thrown. With a little more than two weeks left to go in her crowdfunding campaign for sophomore film Dearest Sister (Nong Hak), Laotian director Mattie Do has upped the stakes: Should Dearest Sister... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: MANUSCRIPTS DON'T BURN, An Angry, Raw and Chilling Protest Against State Censorship in Iran

Manuscripts Don't Burn, a searingly angry, chilling, and despairing work by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, is a visceral reminder that the ability to express oneself freely, whether in journalistic or creative endeavors, is never something to be taken for granted... More »
  
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