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TRAIN TO BUSAN Sets Korean Box Office Records

It is safe to say that things are going rather well for Yeon Sang-ho's Train To Busan. The first live action film from the King Of Pigs director, Train To Busan had its world premiere in selection in Cannes prior...

INTERCHANGE: International Poster Art Arrives For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

We've been keeping an eye on Malaysian director Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange for quite some time here and with word coming that the film will have its world premiere at Locarno's Piazza Grande - one of the world's...

Trailer for Malayalam film INSPECTOR DAWOOD IBRAHIM packs a punch!

IDI:  Inspector Dawood Ibrahim  is another debut film in Malayalam cinema, this time from first-time director Sajid Yahiya and writer Arouz Irfan -- both of whom have paid their dues in the industry, Yahiya as an actor (most notably in...

CAFE SOCIETY, ELLE, WILDERPEOPLE and More at Hong Kong Summer Film Fest

This year's Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival - curated by the HKIFF Cinefan programme - revealed its line-up this morning, with Woody Allen's Cafe Society announced as opening film and Paul Verhoeven's Elle closing festivities which run from 16-30...

Japan Cuts 2016 Interview: THE MOHICAN COMES HOME Director Okita Shûichi on Celebrating the Everyman

The director of such award-winning films as The Woodsman and the Rain and A Story of Yonosuke, Okita Shûichi brings his latest, The Mohican Comes Home, a warm and unexpectedly humourous story of a family coping with illness, to the...

THE PSYCHIC Series On Its Way From HBO Asia

Released in 2013, Chen Ho-Yu's short film The Busy Young Psychic toured the festival circuit and won two awards. Now it's heading to television. Production has already begun on the series, according to Variety. Six parts are planned for the...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Jet Li's LEAGUE OF GODS in Cinemas!

Based on the classic fantasy novel Investiture of Gods, the upcoming big budget Chinese epic League of Gods has an incredibly strong cast, which includes Jet Li, Louis Koo, Huang Xiaoming, Fan Bingbing, Angelababy, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Wen Zhang,...

BiFan 2016 Preview: Recommendations and Anticipated Delights

This Thursday ScreenAnarchy is heading to Korea for the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, the largest celebration of genre cinema in all of Asia. A grand-scale championing of everything cinematic and fantastic on a normal year, this 20th anniversay...

Epic New GODZILLA RESURGENCE Trailer And TV Spot

Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Anno Hideaki's new live action Godzilla Resurgence hits Japanese screens on July 29th and with the release just around the corner a new theatrical trailer plus a new TV spot have just arrived online. The trailer...

Exclusive: Deleted KILL ZONE 2 Clip, Just Say No to Drugs, Or You Will Get Kicked in the Face

Easily placing among my top 10 list for the year so far, Kill Zone 2 (aka SPL 2: A Time of Consequences) is a delirious Hong Kong action movie that is fiercely kinetic and features jaw-dropping, jaw-breaking fight scenes that...

Trailer Time: New Footage From A FLYING JATT Hints At A Goofy Underdog Superhero Flick

With its cinema release closing in, Remo D'Souza's A Flying Jatt is cranking up the promotional machine behind their superhero flick. Today Balaji Motion Pictures released the full trailer for the film, and this footage tells a very different story...

DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD Delivers A New Trailer

It's a busy time for fans of popular anime and manga series Death Note. Here in North America, director Adam Wingard is currently in production on an English language, live action adaptation of the property while over in Japan the...

ANN MARIYA KALIPPILAANU Trailer Promises to Rain Goondas

Many of us have been wondering what writer/director Midhun Manuel Thomas would do to follow his debut film, the social comedy Aadu: Oru Bheegara Jeeviyanu ("Goat: A Dangerous Creature"), and with today's trailer release, the wait is finally over. Ann...

Now On Blu-ray: THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME, JUST DESSERTS, GREEN ROOM, And THE WAVE

Time to catch up on a diverse quartet of recent Blu-ray releases that are definitely worth your time. This time around we take a look at Mamoru Hosoda's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time in a deluxe Blu-ray edition from...

Malayalam movie GUPPY trailer promises a season of love, life, and colour!

I've been waiting for the trailer drop for Guppy (the debut film from writer/director JohnPaul George) with some anticipation -- the first look posters (designed by Thought Station, the folks behind so many fabulous Malayalam poster designs, including some of...

Neruppu Da: The Cult of Rajnikanth

How is one to introduce Rajinikanth to an unfamiliar audience? Rather how is one to explain him? To call him a mere 'actor' would be demeaning him. He stopped being merely an 'actor' long long ago. He has even outgrown the term...

KICKBOXER VENGEANCE: Official Trailer For The Franchise Reboot is Here

Not to be overshadowed by some video that came out today for some sci-fi adventure flick here is the trailer for John Stockwell's Kickboxer Vengeance freshly released for all you action buffs.   It stars Jean Claude Van Damme, Dave Bautista,...

Kim Jee-woon's THE AGE OF SHADOWS Gets Gorgeous, Brooding Trailer

Back for his first Korean film since 2010's brutal I Saw the Devil, filmmaker Kim Jee-woon recently shot the violent 1930s resistance fighter action drama The Age of Shadows (previously known as Secret Agent). Along for the ride are ace...

London Indian Film Festival Kicks Off 14 July With a Killer Lineup

The 7th annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) kicks off this week spreading ten days of excellent films over two cities in Europe's largest festival dedicated to the films of South Asia. I am fortunate to have seen several of...

Corey Yuen Teaming Up to Bring Martial Arts Movies to HBO Asia and China Movie Channel

Veteran filmmaker Corey Yuen will serve as executive producer for two Chinese-language martial arts movies to be broadcast on HBO Asia and China Movie Channel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Master of the Drunken Fist: Beggar So and Master of...