Tag: aaronkwok

Review: THE MONKEY KING 3, a Femin-ish Fantasy Frolic

Aaron Kwok again transforms into the mischievous Sun Wukong for the third instalment of Soi Cheang’s blockbuster holiday franchise. This time, however, the focus is not on Wukong himself, but falls on monk Xuanzang (Feng Shaofeng), when their journey westwards...

Review: COLD WAR 2 Raises the Stakes Dramatically, Keeps the Action Pumping

Leung Ka Fai (aka Tony Leung, aka Big Tony) is the force of nature that propels Cold War 2 through nearly every tight spot it encounters. Returning as M.B. Lee, a granite-faced police official who graciously retired and ceded his...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See COLD WAR 2 in Cinemas!

Cold War 2 is the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2012 Hong Kong crime thriller, which was the highest grossing local film at the HK box office in that year. It swept the Hong Kong Film Awards, winning Best Film,...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See MBA PARTNERS

Jang Tae-yoo, director of the hugely popular Korean drama series My Love From The Star, has teamed up with Chinese stars Aaron Kwok, Yao Chen, Li Chen, Tiffany Tang, Hao Lei and Wang Yibo for a new film about love...

COLD WAR 2: First Trailer Promises More Glossy Thrills

Chow Yun Fat joins the original cast of Hong Kong thriller Cold War - the highest grossing HK film of 2012 - for the upcoming Cold War 2. And this is one sequel that appears to be holding to the...

New York Asian 2015: Superstar Aaron Kwok Talks PORT OF CALL And Becoming A "Good Actor"

Arguably the most versatile of Hong Kong entertainment's legendary Four Heavenly Kings, for more than 30 years Aaron Kwok has dominated the world of music and dance, and along the way became an award-winning actor.  Kwok chatted with me before...

Watch The Trailer For Creepy HKIFF Closer PORT OF CALL

Yesterday the full line-up for the 39th Hong Kong International Film Festival was announced, and this year's closing film is a director's cut of Philip Yung's Port Of Call. The director's last film, May We Chat, was an impressive look...

Review: THE MONKEY KING Is A Hot Mess From The Heavens

Soi Cheang's The Monkey King finally arrives in time for the Chinese New Year holiday, but despite a spirited central performance from an unrecognisable Donnie Yen, the film proves a chaotic maelstrom of make-up and computer-generated imagery that struggles to...

Watch The Final Trailer For THE MONKEY KING

Yesterday saw the unveiling of the "Ultimate" trailer for Cheang Pou Soi's fantasy event film The Monkey King with action actor/director Donnie Yen as the title character caught in the middle of an epic battle between the Jade Emperor from...

New Trailer For Donnie Yen's THE MONKEY KING Ruled By Special Effects

(Updated with a high-definition trailer)With the upcoming release of Donnie Yen's The Monkey King in Chinese cinemas at the end of the month, a new trailer has arrived, which shows a lot more of the film's action and special effects. The Monkey...

Get Behind The Scenes Of THE MONKEY KING With Donnie Yen Going Apeshit

In Cheang Pou Soi's upcoming fantasy epic The Monkey King (aka in US as The Monkey King: The Legend Begins), lead actor/action director Donnie Yen not only underwent prosthetic makeup but he fully immerse himself into an ape-like character as...