'Tis The Season For Little People ...

There are, from time to time, moments of weird synchronicity in the international film world, times when the film gods appear to think that doing something odd once just isn't sufficient and so they lay it down a few times.... More »
By Todd Brown   


One of the nicer surprises of this year was Assassination Classroom, Hasumi Eiichirô's live-action adaptation of the hugely popular manga and anime about an indestructable alien schoolteacher who will destroy the Earth unless his students manage to off him within... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Acclaimed Chinese Crime Flick MR. SIX Rolls Out This Weekend, Check Out The Latest Fabulous Trailer!

Widely praised on the festival circuit - having hit both Venice and Toronto on its successful run - Guan Hu's slick Chinese crime film Mr. Six hits Chinese screens on December 24th with China Lion releasing the picture day and... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sakaguchi Tak Throws Down In First RE:BORN Teaser

After an announcement video and a follow up teaser showing some behind the scenes work, we finally have some proper footage of Versus star Sakaguchi Tak's reunion with his Death Trance director Shimomura Yuji in the form of the first... More »
By Todd Brown   

Yamaguchi Yudai Poops On The Grave Of Good Taste With Live Action CHINYUKI Teaser

Twitch-fave director Yamaguchi Yudai - he of gonzo comedy oddities Cromartie High, Battlefield Baseball and Yakuza Weapon among others - is coming back to the big screen with a live action adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro... More »
By Todd Brown   

Exclusive Clip: MOJIN: THE LOST LEGEND Kicks Some Kung Fu Zombie Ass

Releasing in North American theaters this weekend is Mojin: The Lost Legend, the latest film from Wuershan, director of Painted Skin: The Resurrection. While the Painted Skin sequel was a bit overwrought and tragic for its own good, it looked pretty great on... More »
By J Hurtado   

Trailer: BHOOLOHAM, Nathan Jones & The Worst On-Screen Boxing Ever

Australian giant, and TwitchFilm favorite, Nathan Jones (Tom Yum Goong, Fearless, Muay Thai Giant, Troy, Mad Max: Fury Road) continues his conquest of every Asian regional cinema industry with his latest appearance in upcoming Tamil language boxing action/drama Bhooloham.While Nathan... More »
By J Hurtado   

I AM A HERO: First Trailer For Japanese Zombie Film Is Suitably Epic

Sato Shinsuke's adaptation of popular Japanese manga I Am A Hero had an early bow at the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, where it took home some major awards, and with the Japanese theatrical release coming soon the first theatrical trailer... More »
By Todd Brown   

ULTRAMAN X Coming To The Big Screen! Check The First Trailer Now!

Long running Japanese hero franchise Ultraman hit the small screen in Japan this past summer with its whopping 27th distinct series Ultraman X and if what you like is out space heroes battling giant monsters then this is the TV... More »
By Todd Brown   

Kurosawa Kiyoshi Teases Latest Thriller CREEPY

Fans of Kurosawa Kiyoshi do not have to wait for long for his next film: even though Journey to the Shore is still on its finishing lap worldwide, Kurosawa returns in 2016 with his latest thriller, Creepy. The film stars... More »

Shinkai Makoto Returns With YOUR NAME

While Hosoda Mamoru has pretty resoundingly answered the question of who will take up the mantle of Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki Hayao as the world's leading purveyor of smart, emotional resonant animation - hint: it's him - there was a... More »
By Todd Brown   


What's on TV over at the Ju-On (The Grudge) house? Oh, look, just in case the joint wasn't cursed enough already it's the notorious video from The Ring. Yup, the two most iconic villains from the J-Horror wave are going... More »
By Todd Brown   

Stephen Chow Returns With First MERMAID Teaser

Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle director Stephen Chow has been taking his time between projects in recent years but the results are generally worth the wait and he looks to be on top form with latest effort The Mermaid.... More »
By Todd Brown   

First Look At GODZILLA RESURGENCE Teases Giant Scares

Next summer sees the release of Godzilla Resurgence, the first Japanese film to feature the King of the Lizards in a decade. Written and directed by regular anime helmer Anno Hideaki, and co-directed by Higuchi Shinji (Attack On Titan), who... More »
By James Marsh   

Indonesia Gets Into The Superhero Game With JAGOAN INSTAN

There's a masked man taking flight over Indonesia as the Asian nation steps into the superhero game with Jagoan Instan. The story of a young man who gains power after being injected with an experimental drug looks standard enough but... More »
By Todd Brown   

It's A Man-Robot Road Movie With Korea's ROBOT-SORI

It's almost impossible not to see shades of  Jang Hyung-yun's recent Korean animation Satellite Girl And Milk Cow in Lee Ho-jae's upcoming feature Robot-Sori, what with both stories revolving around AI enabled satellites with voice recognition capabilities that crash to... More »
By Todd Brown   


There are a lot of traps you can walk into when making a sequel to a beloved film fifteen years later. A lot of them. And while I was hopeful that the Yuen Woo-ping directed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword... More »
By Todd Brown   

Let's Count The Number Of Punches Thrown In The New IP MAN 3 Trailer, Shall We?

How many punches thrown in the brand new trailer for Donnie Yen star vehicle Ip Man 3? Lots. Lots and lots and lots. Many by Yen. Many by co-star Mike Tyson. And seemingly a few by everyone else in the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Giveaway: Win Korean Thriller ASSASSINATION On Blu-ray From Well Go USA And Twitchfilm

Wanna win a Korean period thriller on Blu-ray? Well, TwitchFilm has teamed up with our pals at Well Go USA to give you the opportunity to win one of three copies of Choi Dong-Hoon's Assassination on Blu-ray just for sending... More »
By J Hurtado   

64: Watch The Trailer For Japanese Kidnap Thriller

Veteran director Zeze Takahisa brings Yokoyama Hideo's novel 64 to the big screen in a two part, summer 2016 movie eventwith a pair of feature films hitting wide release in May and June respectively. Sato Koichi takes the lead as... More »
By Todd Brown   
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