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Author Archives: HKFanatic
Chinese Films has the scoop on a new Hong Kong action picture with an impressive pedigree, called Motorway. The project has culled together talent from the Hong Kong, Mainland, and Taiwan film industries. In the film, produced by the legendary … Continue reading
Director: Herman Yau Lai To Writer: Erica Li Man Cast: Betty Huang Yi, Dennis To Yue Hong, Anthony Wong Chau Sang, Kevin Cheng Ga Wing, Rose Chan Ka Wun, Pat Ha Man Jing, Hung Yan Yan, Lam Suet, Lau Siu … Continue reading
June has come and gone. But we’re still standing! And there’s plenty of Asian cinema to explore this week. So without any more stalling, here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 6/26/12: ASIAN CINEMA The Samurai … Continue reading
Chinese director Chen Kaige is perhaps best known for his award-winning 1993 drama Farewell My Concubine, starring Gong Li and the late Leslie Cheung. However, Kaige made a detour into full-blown fantasy territory with 2005′s The Promise, a pastel-colored wuxia … Continue reading
The filmmakers behind the new Taiwanese action film Black and White held a press conference yesterday to announce that the film will be released in Mainland China this summer. A 110-second preview of the movie was screened and included car chases, explosions, … Continue reading
As long as people in Asian horror movies have dark secrets and repressed memories, there will always be a long-haired ghost waiting in the wings to hunt them down. At least that seems to be the case, and the upcoming … Continue reading
Over at 24 Frames Per Second, they’ve got the scoop on a new Japanese horror movie called Another. The film is based off an anime which was in turn inspired by a bestselling novel by author Yukito Ayatsuji. The story … Continue reading
It’s a dire week for Asian cinema lovers. We’ll keep on trucking, cause that’s the Chicago way, and maybe you’ll find something to enjoy. Here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 6/19/12: ASIAN CINEMA The Hidden Blade … Continue reading
AICN hits us with some truly cool news today, as reports indicate Joe Cornish of Attack the Block fame has been given the greenlight from Paramount to write and direct an adaptation of the acclaimed cyber-punk novel Snow Crash. If … Continue reading
Over at Twitch Film, they’ve got an exclusive behind the scenes look at Juno Mak’s directorial debut. You may recall that Juno Mak started his career as a pop star but made an impression transition to acting in films like … Continue reading
Deadline has the scoop on an in-development period action piece called The Great Wall. The film will star Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) as two British adventurers who happen upon the Great Wall … Continue reading
6/12/12, that’s gotta mean something, right? Actually, probably not. But at least we have a decent selection of Asian films to choose from this week. So let’s get cracking. Here are your Blu-ray and DVD new releases for the week … Continue reading
Director: Kim Ji-Hun Writer: Kim Hwi, Yun Je-Gyun, Kim Ji-Hun Cast: Ha Ji-Won, Ahn Seong-Gi, Oh Ji-Ho, Lee Han-Wi, Park Cheol-Min, Song Sae-Byuk, Cha Ye-Ryeon, Park Jeong-Hak, Park Young-Soo Running Time: 112 min. By HKFanatic “Sector 7″ is the latest … Continue reading
You may or may not have caught the Mark Wahlberg action-vehicle The Shooter when it landed in theaters back in 2007. The movie came across as something like a Southern-fried spin on The Bourne Identity but it was actually an … Continue reading
Cityonfire.com has received the following press release from 5 Points Pictures for their August 21st, 2012 release of the Korean film Moss on a 2-Disc DVD set. Film distributor 5 Points Pictures is pleased to announce the special-edition 2-Disc DVD release … Continue reading
I love sushi. Chances are, you do too. But how does our sushi feel about us? If the new film from director Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, Robogeisha) is any indication, they’re pissed off and tired of being eaten. Yes, … Continue reading
Mainland China has seen a sudden surge of gruesome horror movies within the last year or so, a renaissance of new fright flicks with high production values and attractive casts. 2012′s Any Other Side continues this trend with an anthology-style … Continue reading
Director: Felix Chong, Alan Mak Writer: Felix Chong, Alan Mak Producer: Abe Kwong Man, Wang Tian Yun Cast: Donnie Yen Chi Tan, Jiang Wen, Chin Siu Ho, Andy On Chi Kit, Betty Sun Li, Dong Yong, Alex Fong Chung Sun, … Continue reading
Over at Beyond Hollywood, Todd Rigney reports that CJ Entertainment America, the US branch of Korea’s biggest movie studio, is planning to release a couple of its films in North America. No Mercy and Hindsight will both hit DVD in … Continue reading
June is upon us. There’s not much happening this month in regards to Asian cinema but at least the one film being released is a good one. Meanwhile, Universal continues to shuffle out their back catalog via Blu-ray+DVD+digital combo packs. … Continue reading
Online now is the teaser trailer for a steamy new Korean period piece titled The Emperor’s Concubine. The film arrives from director Kim Dae-seung (Blood Rain) and tells the story of what happens when King Sungwon’s concubine becomes embroiled in a love … Continue reading
Last year, Chinese film distributor China Lion made great strides in releasing more Chinese-language films in North America by partnering with AMC theaters. Chinese Films reports that the company has acquired 5 films at the Cannes Film Festival with the … Continue reading
At this point in his career, it’s fair to say that writer/director/actor Shinya Tsukamoto can rightfully be called a genius. The man behind such modern classics as Tokyo Fist and A Snake of June has made an indelible mark on … Continue reading
Over at Beyond Hollywood, you can scope out the first batch of spooky images from the new Japanese horror film, Kotsutsubo. The plot follows a high school girl trying to save her friend from a cursed urn, and is adapted from … Continue reading
Fan favorite actor and martial artist Scott Adkins will co-star alongside fellow martial artists Michael Jai White (Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown), Darren Shahlavi (Ip Man 2), and Matt Mullins (Blood and Bone) in an episode of the French … Continue reading
A sparse selection for Asian cinema this week but you can’t really say it’s a bad time when we’ve got a Johnnie To film on deck. And if you’re into French erotic vampire films from the 70′s, you’re gonna love … Continue reading
Director: Byun Young-Joo Writer: Byun Young-Joo, Miyuki Miyabe Cast: Lee Seon-Gyun, Kim Min-Hee, Jo Seong-Ha, Kim Byul, Choi Deok-Mun, Lee Hee-Jun, Kim Min-Jae, Kim Tae-In, Choi Il-Hwa, Bae Min-Hee, Park Sang-Woo Running Time: 117 min. By HKFanatic “Helpless” is the … Continue reading
Your friends at Shout! Factory are prepping to release the Johnnie To-produced Hong Kong thriller Accident on Blu-ray and DVD this June 12, 2012. In the meantime, they’ve released a new trailer for the movie. In Accident, Louis Koo digs … Continue reading
Twitch Film via Screen Daily reports that actor/writer/director Jiang Wen is prepping a ‘spiritual sequel’ to his breakout 2010 hit, Let the Bullets Fly. The next film, titled Gone With the Bullets, is the second installment of a proposed trilogy. … Continue reading