Watch This Back Seat Fight From THE RAID 2!

We are getting full on The Raid 2 overload here as the film opens in New York and Los Angeles on Friday!  You know what they say about back seat drivers? I am not sure if the same goes for back seat fighters.... More »
  

Tony Jaa And Dolph Lundgren Trade Blows In First SKIN TRADE Teaser

What difference does a director make? Rather a lot, really, and after years of toil with Ong Bak helmer Prachya Pinkaew Thai martial artist Tony Jaa has hooked up with Beautiful Boxer helmer Ekachai Uekrongtham and based on the production... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

IP MAN 3D With Donnie Yen Finally Moving Forward

First announced about two years ago, Donnie Yen will finally be reprising the role of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man in the third installment of Pegasus Motion Pictures' hugely popular film franchise, according to Variety. Following the enormous success of the... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

It's A Gang War In Lengthy THE RAID 2 Deleted Scene

Want to know how high the bar has been set with The Raid 2? Well, taking a look at what didn't make the final cut could give you an indication. Some of you may recall one of the first stills... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT... And Enjoy The Flight

Ha Jung-woo of The Chaser and The Yellow Sea fame begins his screenwriting and directing career with Fasten Your Seatbelt, a congenial and expertly paced airborne comedy that blends lighthearted social satire with simple yet crazy-addictive humor within quite possibly... More »
  

Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces Lineup, Featuring Miike, Sono and Mizuta

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival will announce the lineup of films for their third annual festival this Thursday, March 27 at their monthly screening (the Japanese Unforgiven remake starring Ken Watanabe). However, they have allowed us to scoop their own announcement... More »
  

Hong Kong 2014 Review: ABERDEEN Is Pang Ho Cheung's Most Mature Work Yet

Pang Ho Cheung delivers a beautifully observed portrait of a modern Hong Kong family that fuses social commentary with fantastical imagery and his trademark cheeky humour to wonderful effect.In a notable shift in tone from his recent successes, Hong Kong... More »
  

BARAIRO NO BUKO Trailer: Comedy Specialist Fukuda Yuichi Is Back With More Laughter And Hijinks!

Here's a really good reason to get excited! It seems that Fukuda Yuichi, creator of such ridiculously entertaining action comedies as Kids Police and Hentai Kamen, has not one but two pictures set for 2014 release. Less than two months... More »
  

KUJIRA NO ITA NATSU: Watch First Trailer For Yoshida Yasuhiro's Coming Of Age Dramedy

Set in an unnamed Japanese seaside village, Kujira no Ita Natsu (literally Summer of the Whales, although the official English title is still not known) is a coming of age dramedy that centers on Chuuya (Nomura Shuhei), a small-town boy... More »
  

New RAID 2 Trailer Lays A Beating

Yes, we're late to the party on the new US trailer for The Raid 2 - it was that sort of weekend - but, well, there is one. And if you want to see prisoners beaten with sticks in the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The First Trailer For Yuasa's PING PONG

In an intriguing match of talents, Mind Game director Yuasa Masaaki has taken the controls of a new anime adaptation of Tekkon Kinkreet writer Matsumoto Taiyo's hugely popular coming of age sports story Ping Pong.Already the subject of an excellent... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Cute Girls Kick Ass In HIGH KICK ANGELS Promo Videos

Back in 2009, High Kick Girl and Karate Girl producer Nishi Fuyukiko oversaw the introduction of karate prodigy Takeda Rina to great stardom in the Japanese martial arts genre. With an eye for discovering new talent, Nishi has assembled not... More »
By Al Young   
  

Okinawa 2014 Review: ONE THIRD Is A Darkly Comic Crime Caper

Shinagawa Hiroshi follows up Slapstick Brothers with a fast-paced, light-on-its-feet caper that cruises on its bulging ensemble cast even when the convoluted plot threatens to combust under the weight of its myriad twists and double crosses.When gambling-addicted nightclub manager Shu... More »
  

New Directors/New Films 2014 Offers Promising New Talents and Unique Visions From Across the Globe

The 43rd edition of New Directors/New Films, screening at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art through March 30, once again offers a strong slate of distinctive, emerging voices from around the globe. Click through... More »
  

New York! Prepare Thy Selves For Old School Kung Fu Fest!

Attention fans of classic kung fu cinema! Subway Cinema and Anthology Film Archives are putting together a weekend to celebrate classic martial arts films from April 18th through 20th. As well, there will be a tribute to one of kung... More »
  

New RUROUNI KENSHIN: KYOTO INFERNO Trailer: Blades Flash Aplenty

A new teaser for manga-to-film swordplay epic Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno has popped up. Fans of the first film will not be disappointed. Fans of Fujiwara Tatsuya may be, though, as he is unrecognizable in his Shishio make-up. Pity. Such... More »
  

THE RAID 2: Watch A Second Behind The Scenes Reel

With Gareth Huw Evans' The Raid 2 hitting screens in the US on March 28th - the release begins in New York and LA and will spread rapidly from there to cover all major markets - a second extensive behind... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: THE MISSING PICTURE, A Hauntingly Poetic Work of Emotional and Historical Archaeology

Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh has devoted his career to documenting the brutal horrors perpetrated on his homeland by the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, which for four nightmarish years from 1975 to 1979 subjected the citizens under their control to forced... More »
  

A Dozen New Post-Apocalyptic Images From Fruit Chan's THE MIDNIGHT AFTER

After its world premiere in Berlin last month, Hong Kong is poised to experience Fruit Chan's post-apocalyptic thriller The Midnight After when it screens as one of the official opening films of the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival on... More »
  

Indian Film Fest LA: SIDDHARTH, SOLD, UGLY, And QISSA Topline

In a mere three weeks time, the 12th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) opens its doors to show off some of the fantastic things going on in the independent film scene of the world's largest democracy and... More »
By J Hurtado   
  
  Next »
Page 4 of 555
‚Äč