NYAFF 2011: SELL OUT! Review (Charles' Take)

Sell Out! is one of those movies that could have been so much better had it overcome so many "if's." If its ideas had been less scattershot and more focused, it might have been an incisive satire about the (sometimes)... More »
By Charles Webb   


Aussie documentarian Mark Hartley returns with another exploitation expose for the discriminating connoisseur of crap. Only this time around he emigrates from his native Australia to focus on the down and dirty films of the Philippine Islands. Those familiar with... More »

NYAFF Is Just Around The Corner And That Means...

Robots, ninjas, dancing, slicing, ninja kids... deer. Just another typical New York Asian Film Festival... or is it? 'Cause this year it is their tenth anniversary, and boy by the looks of their official trailer do things look sweet. Take... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Ryoo Seung-Wan Introduces THE UNJUST

[Updated with full trailer.]After the wild action comedy ride of Dachimawa Lee, Korea's 'action kid' Ryoo Seung-Wan is back to the harder edged material where he made his name with The Unjust. A cop based action flick starring his... More »
By Todd Brown   

Shinsedai 2010: CONFESSIONS OF A DOG Review

[Our thanks to Christopher Bourne for the following review which initially appeared when the film screened at the New York Asian Festival. With the film appearing this weekend at the Shinsedai Festival in Toronto we present it again now..] A... More »
By Todd Brown   

Subtitled trailer for Go Shibata's 'Doman Seman'

I don't want to know what is coming out of that guy's head. Watch the trailer and you'll see. Japanese indie director Go Shibata is certainly turning heads as of late with his previous film Late Bloomer. One of his... More »
By Andrew Mack   

The Official ALIEN VERSUS NINJA Trailer Arrives!

Soon to have it's World Premiere as part of the New York Asian Film Festival - 6pm, July 3rd, at the Japan Society for those who want to be there - beforer traveling on to Fantasia directors Seiji Chiba and... More »
By Todd Brown   

The New York Asian Film Festival Trailers Bring Death And Destruction Uptown!

They say it better than I will, so I`ll leave it up to them:We have become what we hate! New York Asian Film Festival embraces the Great Satan and moves uptown to Lincoln Center, where we hope that giant monsters,... More »
By Todd Brown   

Stop whatcha doin'! Watch the proper 'Gallants' trailer!

Stop everything that you're doing and watch the proper trailer for upcoming old school kung fu flick Gallants. An exhilarating homage to Hong Kong's action star of yesteryear and Hong Kong Cnema's action comedies, Gallanats sees two have-been masters Leung Siu-lung and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
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