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BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL: Watch The Trailer For Takashi Miike's Anime Adaptation

Oh boy. The trailer for Takashi Miike's adaptation of the manga and anime Blade of the Immortal dropped yesterday and it looks like pure Chanbara bliss. I cannot speak as to how accurate the film adaptation is to both the...

GHOST SQUAD: J-Splatter's Noboru Iguchi is Back in Full Form in New Trailer

J-Splatter aficionado Noboru Iguchi (Robogeisha, Dead Sushi, Mutant Girl Sqaud, Machine Girl) is back with his special brand of J-horror what the fuckery in a new film called Ghost Squad. As with any of his films, and let's face it...

Trailer: Nayanthara Battles Anurag Kashyap In Tamil Thriller IMAIKAA NODIGAL

Two titans of Indian cinema battle it out in Imaikaa Nodigal, the latest film from R. Ajay Gnanamuthu. In the new film, Tamil actress Nayanthara plays a cop chasing down a possible serial killer played by Gangs of Wasseypur director,...

OPERATION RED SEA: In Production Video Gives First Look at Dante Lam's Next Film

Variety had the first look at Dante Lam's follow up to last year's Operation Mekong, titled Operation Red Sea. It is a mix of footage from Mekong and behind the scenes and new footage for Red Sea which is still...

OKJA: Watch The Fabulous Trailer For Bong Joon-ho's Latest

The first full trailer is out for Bong Joon-ho's upcoming Okja, starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and many more. The film is having its world premiere Cannes then will stream globally on Netflix on June 28th.    But...

TATARA SAMURAI: Japanese Epic Coming to U.S. Cinemas on June 2nd

For fans of Chanbara cinema in U.S. we have some great news for you. Yoshinari Nishikori's samurai epic Tatara Samurai will be released in U.S. cinemas on June 2nd.    The film was picked up by distributor Eleven Arts. They...

BAD RAP: Watch the Trailer for Asian-American Hip Hop Doc Out on VOD May 23rd

One could argue that no group of peoples has soaked up and adopted hip hop culture like Asian communities around the World. From fashion, to dance, and lyricism there have been no shortage of participants, and in some cases leaders,...

Melt Your Brain With THE LAST COP: THE MOVIE

Okay, kids, strap yourselves in for a slice of glorious oddity from Japan! The Last Cop is a remake of a German TV series originally produced for Hulu Japan. Karasawa Toshiaki plays a cop awakened from a thirty year coma...

MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS: Watch The Trailer For Mouly Surya's Cannes Selected Latest

With its sweeping vistas and blade-wieiding protagonist on a roaming quest for justice it's hard not to see Mouly Surya's Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts as some sort of neo-Western with more tha a small tip of the hat...

Check Out The Trailer For Indian OCULUS Remake, DOBAARA

Normally something like an upcoming Hindi language remake of surprise horror hit Oculus would pass me by because, frankly, most such films are pretty awful. However, I have a couple of very compelling reasons to pay attention to the June...

Interview: Matthias Hoene Talks ENTER THE WARRIOR'S GATE

In Enter the Warrior's Gate, a teenager is magically transported to China where he learns to convert his video game skills into those of a Kung Fu warrior. The film is like The Last Starfighter re-imagined as an epic Chinese...

TUBELIGHT Trailer: Oh Nothing, Just A Bollywood Remake Of LITTLE BOY With A Grown Ass Man Playing The Kid

I wasn't going to touch this, because I have less than zero interest in the work of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, but it's too ridiculous to pass up. Do you remember the film Little Boy from 2015? In that film,...

Hot Docs Review 2017: RAMEN HEADS, Slurp-tastic Food Porn

What is it about ramen, Japan's robust working man's (be it salaryman, artist or labourer) meal of broth, noodles and pork, that makes its practitioners and enthusiasts become philosophers and seriocomic poets? Cinema has only encouraged this, as Itami Jûzô's gonzo, fussy,...

THE MERCILESS: Watch The Trailer For The Cannes Selected Korean Crime Thriller

Director Byung Sung-hyun is on his way to Cannes with latest effort, The Merciless, in the official midnight selection. And given the general strength of Korean crime thrillers over the past decades expectations are rather high. Should they be? The...

LOEV Releases New Poster for Netflix Launch

Loev, Sudhanshu Saria's debut feature film about two men who move between friends and lovers in India, has been making the festival rounds for the past 18 months, including winning Audience Awards at Frameline and TLVFest. In my review from...

THE RAID Villain Yayan Ruhian Stars In Indonesian Tokusatsu Film SATRIA HEROES: REVENGE OF DARKNESS

While the Power Rangers may be the best known heroes of the tokusatsu genre around the world the style of film - one that pits masked heroes against cosmic foes witha  fusion of special effects and grounded martial arts action...

Watch A Quartet Of Clips From Roderick Warich's Thai Set Arthouse Thriller 2557

German helmer Roderick Warich is fresh from the premiere of his arthouse thriller 2557 at Argentina's BAFICI festival and based on a quartet of clips released from the film this looks to be an intriguing film for fans of mid-era...

Japanese Comedy Short SMELL BUT I LOVE YOU - I'd Buy That For a Dollar!

In an effort to drum up funds for upcoming film projects, Osaka-based producer Imai Taro has put excellent comedy short Smell But I Love You up on Vimeo On Demand to watch for just 1 dollar. From writer-director Nagai Kazuo,...

OKJA: Meet Lucy Mirando, Hear Her Corporate Message of Joy

With its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival just a few weeks away, Netflix seems to be throwing a lot of support behind Okja, the latest from Korean director Bong Joon Ho. After a trailer release a few weeks ago,...

Watch First ZOMBIOLOGY: ENJOY YOURSELF TONIGHT Trailer, Just Because

Heading for release in Hong Kong on June 29, Zombiology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight follows what happens when "a monster from Lung's favorite animation appears in the city ... and turns people into zombies." That's from the rather lengthy plot summary...