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Jackie Chan's THE FOREIGNER Gets Brooding U.S. Poster

Jackie Chan remains as busy as ever. Within the past year, we've seen the Chinese period piece Railroad Tigers and the modern Chinese/Indian fusion Kung Fu Yoga, which both showed him in his familiar guise as a heroic action figure....

Song Kang-ho is A TAXI DRIVER in New Korean Drama

Korean mega star Song Kang-ho (Snowpiercer, The Good The Bad And The Weird) puts a very human face on the events of the 1980 Gwangju Uprising in Jang Hoon's upcoming Korean drama A Taxi Driver. May, 1980. Man-seob (SONG Kang-ho)...

Exclusive Trailer: KUNG FU YOGA, Jackie Chan's Very Fun Indian Adventure

"Master Chan still has a trick or two up his sleeve." That's how I concluded my review of Jackie Chan's Kung Fu Yoga, which opened in theaters in January of this year. Chan plays an archaeology professor who heads to...

THE VILLAINESS Trailer: Oh, My, Watch Out for the Broken Glass and Bones

After debuting at the Cannes Film Festival last month, Korean action movie The Villainess is preparing for theatrical release in Asia -- and the trailer looks spectacular. If you'd like the particulars, may I point you to our own Pierce...

Bucheon 2017: BiFan 21 to Kick Off with Trip into ROOM NO. 7

The nights are getting warmer in Korea, which means that the next Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival is just around the corner. BiFan held a press conference today in Central Seoul for its 21st edition, which will take place over...

Lineup Announced for London Indian Film Festival 2017: BLACK PRINCE and SEXY DURGA as Bookends

The lineup of the 8th annnual London Indian Film Festival has been announced and the programming is as strong as ever. The full press release appears below, but there are several films in the program about which Londonders should be...

DADDY Trailer: Arjun Rampal Rules The Mumbai Underworld In Ashim Ahluwalia's Latest

One of my most anticipated films of 2017 just got even more exciting. Yesterday the trailer dropped for Ashim Ahluwalia's Daddy, the follow-up to his critically acclaimed Miss Lovely from 2012. Daddy is the true life story of Arun Gawli,...

Joko Anwar Unveils SATAN'S SLAVES

Indonesian helmer Joko Anwar (The Forbidden Door, Modus Anomali) has recently wrapped production on his sixth feature film and after a long history of embracing the trappings of genre film Anwar is going full bore into horror with this one....

Toronto Japanese Fest 2017 Review: FUELED: THE MAN THEY CALL PIRATE

Fueled: The Man They Call Pirate is a rousing, and slightly nationalistic, period drama directed by tentpole director Yamazaki Takashi (Returner, Space Battleship Yamamoto, Parasyte). Filmed from a screenplay he adapted from the novel A Man Called Pirate by Hyakuta...

THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN, THE MOURNING FOREST Among new Masters of Cinema Additions

Eureka! Entertainment has announced the latest titles to join its revered Masters of Cinema label, with highlights including Josef von Sternberg’s The Saga of Anatahan and Naomi Kawase’s The Mourning Forest.    The last film directed by von Sternberg, already...

MIND CAGE: Watch This Trailer For Cambodia's First Psychological Thriller

Traditional and modern methods collide in Amit Dubey's feature film debut and Cambodia's first psychological thriller, Mind Cage. Dubey passed along the trailer for his first feature film and it is definitely worth checking out. Apart from some arresting imagery...

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: New Trailer For Miike's Adaptation Features The Stands In Action

If you're a fan of popular manga and anime series Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and you're anything at all like The Boy - who very much is a fan of Jojo - whatever excitement you may have for the upcoming live...

Japan Cuts 2017: Lineup includes Sono's ANTI-PORNO and Joe Odagiri in Person!

The 11th edition of North America's preeminent festival for contemporary Japanese Cinema slices into frame July 13 - 23 at Japan Society in New York City. Today, we have the full lineup of films and guests, including this years Cut...

New York Asian 2017: Full Lineup Announced, BAD GENIUS Opens, THE VILLAINESS Closes

The 16th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival will be held from June 30 to July 16. The full lineup has been announced, and as usual it's packed full with tasty titles. Here's a bit of introductory verbiage,...

Full Skip City Lineup Announced!

Yeah, I know that image is the 2016 edition poster of the Skip City International Digital Cinema Festival but, hey, don't let the old poster distract you from the freshly announced lineup of the 2017 edition! Here we go! ---------------------------------...

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival Kicks Off June 8th With Joe Odagiri In Attendence!

Good news for Canadian fans of Japanese film as the Toronto Japanese Film Festival just seems to improve every year. The 2017 edition kicks off June 8th with an impressive lineup of films and iconic star Joe Odagiri in attendence...

BAD GENIUS Actress Named Rising Star Asia Ahead of New York Asian Film Festival

Thai actress Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying has been selected by the New York Asian Film Festival as this year's recipient of the Screen International Rising Star Asia award.   Chuengcharoensukying, who goes by the more convenient nickname "Aokbab”, will be presented with...

Exclusive Clip: Stongholds Fall in Gordon Chan's GOD OF WAR

God of War, the epic new period adventure from Hong Kong filmmaker Gordon Chan (Fist of Legend, The Four) stars Vincent Zhao (True Legend), as General Qi, a master military tactician in an ongoing war against marauding Japanese pirates in...

Miike's Live Action JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE To Premiere In Neuchatel!

The headline says it all, really: Japanese cult auteur Miike Takashi's live action adaptation of hugely popular manga and anime series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure will have it's world premiere at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival. Which means The Boy...

Bollywood RAMBO Remake Signs Tiger Shroff's Perm In Lead Role

This is it, the news that literally NO ONE was waiting for, Bollywood's officially licensed remake of Rambo has found its star. That man is Tiger Shroff. I'm not a fan of Tiger Shroff, and I'm 100% unconvinced that he...