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BALANGIGA: HOWLING WILDERNESS Teases a Boy, Bloody Bodies and a Burning Hillside

One night, a young boy wanders around a burning hillside, bloody dead bodies everywhere. He's looking for something ... This is a teaser for Balangiga: Howling Wilderness, the latest from Filipino filmmaker Khavn de la Cruz. It will have its...

OPERATION RED SEA: Dante Lam Sends The Chinese Army To Yemen In Latest Action Flick

Hong Kong based action maestro Dante Lam is headed to the middle east with Operation Red Sea, a film loosely based on the Chinese evacuation of nearly 600 Chinese citizens and 225 foreign nationals from the port city of Aden...

Trailer Time: AVAL Wants To Take Tamil Terror To The Next Level

The first trailer for new Tamil language horror film Aval (The House Next Door) is out and it looks very solid. Tamil Nadu has been the center of a recent Indian horror boom for about the last decade, and while...

Young Love Turns POSESIF In Edwin's Latest

Having won international acclaim with his arthouse features Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly and Postcards From The Zoo, single-named Indonesian auteur Edwin takes a turn to more commercially oriented cinema with his upcoming teen drama Posesif. A story of...

TOMBIRUO: Malaysian Hero Protects The Jungle

If the premise for Seth Larney and Nasir Jani's Tombiruo brings a certain lord of the jungle to mind - albeit with a modern twist - well, you're not the only one. Adapted from a novel by Ramlee Awang Murshid...

Author And Director Andrew Leavold Brings THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG Across North America

It was all the way back in 2007 that Australian director Andrew Leavold brought us The Search For Weng Weng, a so-strange-it-must-be-true documentary exploration of the diminutive Filipino cult film star Weng Weng. Standing less than three feet tall, Weng...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See CHASING THE DRAGON in Cinemas!

Chasing The Dragon is one of the most anticipated Chinese films of the year for the simple reason that it unites two superstars – Donnie Yen and Andy Lau.   Yen plays notorious drug dealer ‘Crippled Ho’ (previously played by...

Beyond Fest 2017 Presents Triple Threat: A Night with Jackie Chan

Fans of HK and action cinema legend Jackie Chan in the Los Angeles area have reason to rejoice as Beyond Fest has announced a very special one night event one week from this Friday. Jackie Chan will attend a triple...

TAM CAM THE UNTOLD STORY: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Vietnamese Epic Fantasy

The top grossing film in Vietnam last year was Veronica Ngo's action fantasy film Tam Cam The Untold Story. Her second film from the director's chair has found its way to U.S. shores and will bow in cinemas in San...

Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival Prepares for Inaugural Edition

Created by the filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke (A Touch of Sin, Mountains May Depart) with former Venice festival head Marco Muller serving as the artistic director, Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival (PYIFF) is being described as "the first...

Well Go USA Acquires ICHI THE KILLER 4K Restoration For North America

The recently completed 4K restoration of Miike Takashi's seminal splatter film, Ichi the Killer, has found a North American home with Plano, TX based Well Go USA. The restoration just had its world premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin and...

CHASING THE DRAGON: Andy Lau Pursues Donnie Yen And His 1970's Hair In First Explosive Trailer

Hong Kong superstars Andy Lau and Donnie Yen face off in director Wong Jing's upcoming 1970's set crime thriller Chasing The Dragon. And, yes, if the trailer is to be believed then fans of both stars should be very, very...

ALL I SEE IS YOU Envisions Chilling Haze In The First Official Trailer

Director Marc Forster brings forth a romantic tale that is much more than meets the eye in the new film, All I See Is You. Actress Blake Lively and actor Jason Clarke lead the way from a script by Forster...

Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER Named Laos' First Ever Oscar Submission

Since first drawing our attention with her debut feature Chanthaly, Lao director Mattie Do has been a regular staple of these pages as she continues to break new ground. Do was the first ever female film director in Laos' history....

NEOMANILA: Check Out The First Teaser For Mikhail Red's Explosive New Thriller

Hot on the heels of an award-winning festival run for his last film Birdshot, Filipino director Mikhail Red is already hard at work on his third feature, Neomanila. Set in the deadly world of the drug war raging through contemporary...

COWBOY BEBOP Helmer Announces BLADE RUNNER Anime BLACK OUT 2022

Big news has emerged from the anime world with the announcement that Watanabe Shinichiro - the helmer of iconic series Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo - is currenty at work on Blade Runner spin off anime Black Out 2022. The...

Busan 2017: Women Filmmakers Bookend 22nd Edition with GLASS GARDEN and LOVE EDUCATION

The Busan International Film Festival returns on the 12th of next month with its 22nd edition, which will kick off with the world premiere of Glass Garden, the latest film from Madonna and Pluto director Shin Su-won. For the first...

Busan 2017: Devashish Makhija's Revenge Story, AJJI Gets A Tense First Trailer

The Busan International Film Festival is about a month away and with their recent lineup announcement we are starting to see lots of exciting promotional material for the upcoming films. India is very well represented in this year's Busan lineup,...

THE LEGEND OF THE DEMON CAT: Watch The Teaser For Chen Kaige's Period Fantasy

Iconic Chinese director Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine) makes a forway into the world of period fantasy with his upcoming effort The Legend Of The Demon Cat. Based on a Japanese novel by Mineo Yoneyama, this one has flown remarkably...

SATAN'S SLAVES: Watch The Full Trailer For Joko Anwar's Indonesian Horror

Indonesia's Joko Anwar has long been a favorite of these pages, the writer-director carving out a space for himself as one of the region's most restless talents as he shifts and morphs, leaving his own stamp on a broad range...