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Review: PANDORA Melds Melodrama and Fukushima Fears

Though not a new phenomenon in Korean cinema, the disaster drama has been particularly popular in 2016 and just as we wind down the year the local industry is preparing to launch one final assault on multiplexes with the release...

Review: SILENCE Demands Respect and Inspires Debate

An impressively devout expression of religious faith that seeks to answer some of mankind's most pressing questions, Silence demands respect and inspires debate, all while displaying the absolute command of master filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Now 74, Scorsese has reportedly desired...

ROGUE ONE: Chinese Trailer Features More Donnie Yen, More Wen Jiang, More Footage

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the release date for Rogue One in China there is a new trailer targetted specifically for the market. It features a whole lot of Chinese actors Donnie Yen and Wen Jiang. The...

Watch Shah Rukh Khan Channel His Inner Amitabh In and As RAEES

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan seems to have grown restless in 2016. He's already released two films this year; the meta action thriller Fan, in which he plays a ficitonalized version of himself being stalked by a crazed fan who...

Interview: Indian Oscar Submission, INTERROGATION's Vetri Maaran Talks Overcoming the Bollywood Myth

With the Academy Awards only a few short months away, this is a busy season for Los Angeles Academy members looking to whittle down thousands of choices in every category to just the few we see on the telecast. This...

THE WASTED TIMES, Cheng Er's Shanghai Noir Finally Arrives With New Trailer

It was a solid year and a half ago when we shared the first trailer fo Cheng Er's period noir The Wasted Times, but the announced October 2015 release date came and went without any sign of the film, neither...

KODOKU: MEATBALL MACHINE Watch The Trailer For Yoshihiro's New Splatterfest

If fans of JSplatter director Nishimura Yoshihiro have been pining for a healthy dose of blood, gore and extreme violence it looks like the wait is over.   Sure to be hitting the festival circuit in 2017 he brings us...

Watch First MONSTER HUNT 2 Teaser

Last week we heard that Tony Leung Chiu-wai had joined the cast of Monster Hunt 2 and now we have visual proof, via a new poster and the first teaser for the film. Running just 39 seconds, it features returning...

Tony Leung Chiu-wai Joins MONSTER HUNT 2

The sequel to last year's Chinese blockbuster Monster Hunt is adding a major star. Tony Leung Chiu-wai (above in The Grandmaster) will portray one of the lead characters, according to Patrick Frater at Variety, and will help "change the course...

Interview: Johnny Ma Talks His Riveting Feature Debut OLD STONE

Old Stone was originally written as a US film with Micheal Shannon in mind in Detroit. And it was supposed to be my second feature film. I wanted to take premise of the film away from China that the conversation wouldn't be just about, 'it only happens in China'. What drove me most was to show how a good person turns bad. I wanted the conversation to be about that than the actual environment, where the incident inspired the movie actually happened.

SECLUSION Trailer: No Escaping Evil In Erik Matti's Satanic Thriller

Although known for his flashier action-thrillers such as On The Job and The Aswang Chronicles, Filipino director Erik Matti is no stranger to the insufferably atmospheric. In his deft hands, Nine-Day Novena (Pa-Siyam) proved to be an unflinching ghost story about a...

Behold The Insanity Of Chinese Mad Max Ripoff MAD SHELIA

Heavily modified battle cars blaze across the expanse of a blasted post apocalyptic wasteland, their occupants locked in a battle for survival and the most creative use of leather and decorative studs. But, no, this is not the return of...

RAILROAD TIGERS: Jackie Chan Versus A Train In New Trailer

International icon Jackie Chan reunites with his current go-to director Ding Sheng for upcoming action comedy Railroad Tigers - a period set piece that see Chan playing a sort of Jesse James meets Robin Hood outlaw leading a band of...

Scorsese Answers our Prayers with Astonishing First SILENCE Trailer

Martin Scorsese leaps right into this year's Oscar race with Silence, his epic new adaptation of Shûsaku Endô's novel. Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver star as Portuguese Jesuit missionaries sent to Japan in the 17th Century. Their mission is to track...

BATTLE OF MEMORIES: Watch The Trailer For Slick Chinese SciFi Thriller

Huang Bo takes the lead role in Battle Of Memories, the latest effort from The Great Hypnotist director Leste Chen and the result appears to be something unusual for mainland China - a slick scifi thriller in a nation where...

Malaysia Delivers Large Scale Action With J.REVOLUSI

Heads up, fans of Asian action films because upcoming Malaysian effort looks to be one you'll want to keep an eye out for. Zul Azhar directs Zul Ariffin, Izara Aishah, Fazura, Farid Kamil, Azad Jazmin, Iedil Putra, Peter Davis and...

Second SAIGON BODYGUARDS Trailer Delivers More Action, More Story, Less Clothing

It was just over a week ago that we shared the first trailer for the Canada / Korea / Vietnamese produced action comedy Saigon Bodyguards. And while the involvement of the producer of Hobo With A Shotgun was certainly a...

Escaped Cons, A Bow Wielding Bounty Hunter And A Lusty Gorilla In The Trailer For Gonzo Turkish Comedy SEN SAG BEN SELAMET

Turkish director Ersoy Güler appears to have unleashed something gloriously strange with upcoming comedy Sen Sag Ben Selamet. Burçin Bildik stars as an escaped convict on the run and having to cope with all manner of challenges, everything from the...

Kimura Takuya Cannot Die In Miike's BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL Teaser

Another day, another project from one of Japan's most prolific and talented directors, Miike Takashi. His latest project is an adaptation of Samura Hiraoki's manga Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no Jūnin). The manga, which ran in serial form beginning...

Exclusive Clip: CALL OF HEROES, Jar Fight - Go Behind the Scenes

Of all the spectacular moments in the spectacular Call of Heroes, one of the most memorable is a jar fight between Eddie Peng and Wu Jing. It's not like they're standing inside a cafe tossing jars at each other. No,...