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Meet The KING OF PEKING In Trailer For Tribeca-Selected Charmer

It was back in 2010 that we first came across writer-director Sam Voutas in these pages. An Australian living in China, Sam was poised to release his debut feature at the time - a Mandarin language comedy about a man...

Hong Kong 2017: Watch MON MON MON MONSTERS Trailer, Closing Night Film

Set as the closing night film at the upcoming Hong Kong International Film Festival, Mon Mon Mon Monsters is a thriller from writer/director Ko Gideon. Hailing from Taiwan, Ko is a novelist who previously directed You Are the Apple of...

Blood, Fire, & Betrayal Rule In BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION Trailer

We had to wait a little but longer than expected for this day to arrive, but fans of SS Rajamouli's intense period epic Baahubali: The Beginning back in 2015 can finally get a taste of what they have to look...

Oguri Shun Versus Aliens In Teaser For Live Action GINTAMA

Cult Japanese director Fukuda Yuichi (Hentai Kamen) is taking a definite step towards the mainstream in 2017. He's got the Sony backed live action adaptation of The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K that we wrote about earlier today on the...

HENTAI KAMEN And KID'S POLICE Director Fukuda Yuichi Brings Us THE DISASTROUS LIFE OF SAIKI K

Japanese writer-director Fukuda Yuichi continues down his very prolific - and very goofy - road in 2017 with a pair of features and a television series all slated for release this year, all of which continue to display his love...

THE BRINK: Filmart Teaser For Soi Cheang Produced Action Thriller Delivers

Soi Cheang and Paco Wong - the creative team behind SPL 2 - take up the producers' mantle for Jonathan Li's upcoming action thriller The Brink. And with the HK Filmart underay right now the first sales trailer for the...

Louis Koo And Tony Jaa Throw Down In Wilson Yip's PARADOX

It was back in 2005 that Hong Kong based director Wilson Yip blew martial arts fans minds worldwide with the release of SPL. The dark contemporary crime drama featured amazing fight work from stars Donnie Yen, Wu Jing and Sammo...

Crime Pays in THE PRISON, Coming Soon From Director Na Hyeon

Coming to North American cinema screens on March 31st is Na Hyeon's crime thriller, The Prison.  The story revolves around Yoo-Gun (Kim Rae-Wom), an ex-cop with a perfect arrest record who is jailed alongside a prison mob boss named Ik-Ho...

Osaka 2017: DYNAMITE WOLF Trailer, Japanese Pro Wrestling Fun

One of the highlights of this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival Indie Forum is a colorful coming-of-age drama, Dynamite Wolf. The film follows young misfit Hirota, who falls in love with pro-wrestling after witnessing local superstar Dynamite Wolf in action....

Osaka 2017: PARKS, Hashimoto Ai Stars In The Trailer For Festival Closing Film

Making its world premiere on Sunday, March 12, director Seta Natsuki’s Parks will close Osaka Asian Film Festival 2017. No stranger to OAFF, Natsuki’s debut feature, A Letter From Elsewhere, played here back in 2009. Indie musical drama Parks stars...

Crowdfund This: Assamese Martial Arts Film LOCAL KUNG FU 2 Needs Your Help!

Almost five years ago we shared the trailer for a completely DIY, no-budget kung fu movie from the state of Assam in eastern corner of India. That film, Local Kung Fu, turned out to be a really fun little action...

SIAM SQUARE Trailer Brings Back That Classic Thai Horror Feel

[Updated with English subtitled trailer.] It wasn't that long ago that an apparent golden era of classy horror films was sweeping throughout Asia. Emboldened by the Japanese horror movement that had become a global phenomenon with movies like The Ring...

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: Watch The First Teaser For Miike's Live Action Adaptation

Miike Takashi seems to have become the go-to director for glossy live action adaptations of popular (and weird) manga and anime series in recent years with his most recent effort on these lines being the feature adaptation of Jojo's Bizarre...

Cambodian Superman, CGI Giants, Angels And Could That Be A Bit Of Monkey King? Utterly Gonzo Trailer For TOP STORIES RAGE ACROSS THE PLANET Delivers The Weird.

Don't even try to make sense of the recently released trailer for Cambodian fantasy-action-comedy Top Stories Rage Across The Planet. Because you won't. There is absolutely no chance. No, this is the sort of thing you just sit back and...

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD Trailer: Katabuchi Sunao's Animated, Wartime Tale

After debuting in its native Japan last November, Katabuchi Sunao's In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) is heading for release in Hong Kong on March 30, and so we have a trailer to gaze upon....

OKJA: Netflix Drops First Teaser for Bong Joon-ho's Latest

Updated with English language trailer Four years after Snowpiercer, Korean master Bong Joon-ho is on the cusp of releasing his next high concept sci-fi opus Okja. Netflix is backing the $53 million project, and has just launched the first teaser...

TRAPPED: Watch the Trailer for Vikramaditya Motwane's Urban Isolation Thriller

Mumbai is a city of around 25 million people, so it's hard to imagine a person ever being truly alone. However, in director Vikramaditya Motwane's (Lootera) new film Trapped, that's exactly the situation that Rajkummar Rao (Shahid, Aligarh, Kai Po...

Shimizu Takashi Unleashes His LITTLE NIGHTMARES

It has been a while since Ju-On, Marebito and The Grudge director Shimizu Takashi has managed to make much of an impact with international audiences but for those of us who remember the raw power and impact of his early...

LOVE & OTHER CULTS: Beat-downs and Belly Laughs Rule the Trailer for Uchida Eiji's Latest

Japanese director Uchida Eiji is on a hot streak as of late. Two of his latest features, the Amelie-meets-revenge thriller Greatful Dead, and the self-reflexive look at the indie film scene in Japan Lowlife Love have brought the relatively unknown...

Rotterdam 2017 Review: BAMSEOM PIRATES SEOUL INFERNO Challenges Our Sense Of Liberty

Documentaries tend to do well at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and each year several manage to get into the audience top-10. The 2017 edition has proven to be no exception, as there are three documentaries in the top-5 alone....