Yakusho Koji Anchors All Star Cast Of Japanese War Film THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST, Watch The Trailer Now!

Yakusho Koji - a great favorite in these parts thanks to his frequent collaborations with Kurosawa Kiyoshi - anchors an all star cast in director Harada Masato's upcoming Japanese war picture The Emperor In August. But while most war pictures... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

BLACK & WHITE: THE DAWN OF ASSAULT: Out On Shout! Factory Blu And DVD On August 4th

Shout! Factory will be releasing Yueh-Hsun Tsai's action flick Black & White: The Dawn of Assault on Blu-ray and DVD on August 4th. We have a clip of one of the outrageous action scenes to share with you, hopefully whet your appetite... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Sahamongkol Withdraws Lawsuit Against Tony Jaa

And in the end, it was all for nothing ... a years-long dispute between Thai action star Tony Jaa and Ong Bak production studio Sahamongkol came whimpering to an end yesterday with Sahamongkol withdrawing their $50 million lawsuit against the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SPL 2 Is Coming To Australian Cinemas!

We have some great news for action fans in Australia: SPL 2: A Time For Consequences, the much anticipated sequel to the 2005 Hong Kong action classic SPL (aka Sha Po Lang or Kill Zone), has been picked up by... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

SPL 3 Green-Lit!

Following its massive opening in China on June 18, SPL 2: A Time For Consequences is still going incredibly strong at the Chinese box office and has already grossed over RMB500 million (US$80.6 million). At its celebration event in Hong... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive July Giveaway!

To celebrate the Australian release of The Admiral: Roaring Currents, the South Korean blockbuster that attracted over 17 million admissions during its theatrical run and became the all-time highest grossing film at the local box office, Twitch and Madman are... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

KOFFIA Unveils Beautiful 2015 Poster

The Korean Film Festival In Australia (KOFFIA) is returning in August and September this year. Now in its sixth year, KOFFIA has become one of the most exciting and popular film festivals in Australia.  The organizers have been "busy harvesting... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

ATTACK ON TITAN: FUNmation Will Unleash Titans On The Americas

FUNmation Entertainment will be responsible for unleashing Titans in all three Americas (North, Central and South). If you get eaten you cannot say that we did not warn you. "FUNimation is honored to host the world premiere of Attack on Titan... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Exclusive! Third Window Films Brings Tsukamoto, Sono, Asano Tadanobu, And UZUMASA LIMELIGHT To The UK

Our friends at Third Window Films in the UK have been very busy working on their latest acquisitions, and TwitchFilm has the scoop! There are updates on the latest in their definitive series of Tsukamoto Shinya classics, A Snake of... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Hey, New York! Win Tickets To See Lau Ho-leung's TWO THUMBS UP!

Hey, New York!The New York Asian Film Festival is now under way and we want to send you to see some awesome movies! In particular, we've got two pairs of tickets to send lucky Twitch readers to catch the July... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Toronto Japanese 2015: Grand Jury Prize And Kobayashi Audience Choice Award Announced

TwitchFilm is honored to have the distinction of announcing the award winners from this year's edition of the the Toronto Japanese Film Festival. By all accounts the festival continues to grow in popularity, it was their biggest festival so far. Kazuyoshi... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

THE BOY AND THE BEAST: Watch The New Teaser For Hosoda's Latest

Summer Wars and The Wolf Children director Hosoda Mamoru will soon be returning to Japanese screens with his latest effort, The Boy And The Beast, and anticipation is running high for the upcoming film.The story is set in the human... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Indian Maverick Q Lays On The Blood In First LUDO Trailer

Calcutta based Indian maverick Q is a great favorite in these parts, the indie outsider bursting on to our radar initially with Gandu - a film that played in selection in Berlin before being banned for sexual content in its... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

MONSTER HUNT: Full Trailer For Hong Kong Fantasy Delivers Creatures A-Plenty

If there were any doubts remaining as to what Ramen Hui's upcoming Monster Hunt was aiming to be after the recent release of a first scene from the film, the freshly released theatrical trailer makes it very clear. What we've... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

More Titan Action In New Hong Kong ATTACK ON TITAN Trailer

Don't let the opening of the new Hong Kong theatrical trailer for Higuchi Shinji's live action adaptation of hugely popular manga and anime series Attack On Titan fool you. While it starts up as a simple translation of the previous... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The New York Asian Film Festival Starts Tomorrow And It's Packed With Awesome! Check Out All The Program Trailers!

Yes, kids, the New York Asian Film Festival kicks off its latest edition tomorrow and - once again true to form - it is packed up fill to the brim with awesome. But don't take my word for it! They've... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Teaser For Ramen Hui's Family Friendly MONSTER HUNT

Hong Kong based production company Edko Films is going on a Monster Hunt led by director Ramen Hui - best know on these shores as co-director of Shrek 3 and a veteran of Dreamworks Animation. So, yes, while this will... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SPL2 Scores Massive Opening In China

Ten years after Wilson Yip jump-started Donnie Yen's career with SPL (aka Kill Zone), the sequel is upon us, and it is making huge bank in mainland China. Kevin Ma over at FilmBiz Asia has done the maths, and claims that... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Oh In-chun Back At The Helm For Action-Comedy CHASING

Genre helmer Oh In-chun is proving to be a busy bee behind the camera following his feature debut horror Mourning Grave last year. His omnibus 12 Deep Red Nights: Chapter 1 is set to bow this year and next month... More »
By Pierce Conran   
  

Trailer: Tang Wei And Liao Fan Star In Chinese ONLY YOU Remake

Many fans of Asian Cinema are quick to complain and point the finger when their favourite Asian discoveries are snapped up and remade in Hollywood, sometimes at the expense of a proper release for the original film. Well the current... More »
By James Marsh   
  
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