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Review: THE RED TURTLE, Gorgeous and Seriously Emotional

Human emotions can be fragile, unpredictable things. However, they can sometimes also be pretty damned predictable. Show someone a kitten and they'll feel an emotional pang. Show a human going through the stages of life from youth to life's logical...

Full Trailer For Tsui Hark And Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST 2 Goes Full Monkey

Hong Kong cinema icons Tsui Hark and Stephen Chow have teamed up for the upcoming Journey To The West: Demon Chapter as director and producer, respectively, and while the pair have clearly had a blast with the teaser campaign so...

Chinese DUCKWEED Features Eddie Peng, Deng Chao in New Trailer

Eddie Peng and Deng Chao star in Duckweed, which is a vigilante comedy heading to theaters on January 28. A new trailer looks quite slick. That description comes via our editor Todd Brown, and it's justified by the mix of...

Take an EXTRAORDINARY MISSION in Action-Packed Teaser

What is this movie about? It's right there in the English-language title: Extraordinary Mission. The teaser may not have English titles, but its 30 seconds are filled with action that looks pretty solid. It was posted on YouTube by Hong...

DEAREST SISTER: Watch A Clip From Mattie Do's Acclaimed Lao Horror Film!

Regular readers of this site need no introduction to Lao filmmaker Mattie Do. We've been covering her work from the early days of her debut feature, Chanthaly, while charting the progress of sophomore effort Dearest Sister from inception. So rather...

Kickboxing Champ Buakaw Banchamek Anchors LEGEND OF THE BROKEN SWORD WARRIOR

While I'll never understand the failure of Born To Fight star Dan Chupong to really catch on as a martial arts leading man - I've always found him enormously charismatic myself - it would appear that those awaiting the rise...

SADAKO VS KAYAKO: Watch The New North American Trailer

Japanese horror icons clash in the supremely (and intentionally) silly Sadako vs Kayako, in which the ghosts at the center of The Ring and The Grudge franchises do battle. remember when people were all excited about Freddy vs Jason? This...

ANTI-PORNO: First Trailer For Sono's Latest Delivers A Splash Of Color And Fetish

Never one to shy away from controversy, Sono Sion takes part in iconic Japanese studio Nikkatsu's re-boot of their famed (and infamous) Roman Porno label with his most recent effort, Anti-Porno. And true to form for Sono, who delights in...

Review: RAILROAD TIGERS, Jackie Chan vs. Japanese Invaders

Jackie Chan last found success in Hollywood by mentoring young Jaden Smith in a remake of the surprisingly decent The Karate Kid. That was more than six years ago. Since then, Chan has rarely been seen in North American theaters....

Slamdance 2017: Introducing Filmmaker Brian Harrison And His Short Film HELL FOLLOWS

As 2017 begins the first important film festival for emerging filmmakers kicks off in Park City, Utah, at the end of the month. Running counter to the bigger named festival, Slamdance`s mandate has always been to support up and coming...

KUNG FU YOGA: New International Trailer For Jackie Chan's Latest Delivers More Action

Jackie Chan reunites with his Rumble In The Bronx director Stanley Tong for the upcoming Kung Fu Yoga and while the title veers more than a little to th goofy side all signs so far is that the reunion has...

THE KING: Check Out The Slick Trailer For Korean Period Thriller

Is there perhaps a touch of The Wolf Of Wall Street in Han Jae-rim's upcoming tale of power and political corruption, The King? Korean cinema has been diving deep into tales of corruption of late, perhaps mirroring the general political...

JOURNEY TO THE WEST: DEMON CHAPTER New Teaser Offers First Finished Footage, More Clowning From Stephen Chow And Tsui Hark

Back in November producer Stephen Chow and director Tsui Hark kicked off the press campaign for their upcoming Journey To The West: Demon Chapter with a teaser trailer made up of raw, unfinished footage and a whole lot of playful...

BIRDSHOT: Watch The Gripping Trailer For Mikhail Red's Award Winning Thriller

Filipino director Mikhail Red recently took home the Best Film prize in the Asian Future competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival with his new thriller Birdshot and based on the gripping trailer for the film it's not at all...

Watch HANGING OUT, Petersen Vargas' Endearing Filipino Gay Web Series

Petersen Vargas made a stunning debut feature with 2 Cool 2 Be 4Gotten, a film with a razor-sharp view at pubescent life as a young gay man. The film won best picture at the recently concluded Cinema One Originals Film...

MIND GAME Helmer Returns To The Big Screen With KUROKAMI NO OTOME

While Japanese animator Yuasa Masaaki - one of the most distinctive talents in the animation world - has been very busy over the past decade with acclaimed series such as The Tatami Galaxy, Ping Pong, Kaiba and Kemonozume to his...

First Trailer for MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER Rekindles the Ghibli Magic

As if out of nowhere, it would seem Studio Ghibli is back for another round of animation magic, albeit under a different name. While the Japanese animation giant built on the illustrious reputations of Takahata Isao and Miyazaki Hayao technically suspended their...

Rocking Star Manchu Manoj Returns To Kick A Whole Bunch Of Ass In GUNTURODU

Someday someone somewhere will thank me for turning them on to the pure joy that comes from watching Telugu action star Manchu Manoj burn up the screen. Manchu is not the biggest star in Tollywood, he probably wouldn't even crack...

Watch: MISS LOVELY'S Ashim Ahluwalia Returns With DADDY Trailer

Back in 2012, Ashim Ahluwalia lit up the festival circuit with his remarkable meditation on the '80s sleaze film boom in India, Miss Lovely. That film, starring the now ubiquitous Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the gentler half of a sibling duo...

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...