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Review - Chasing the Dragon (2017)

After his brief Hollywood Sojourn with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and XXX: The Return of Xander Cage (2017) , Donnie Yen returns to Hong Kong cinema screens with crime epic Chasing the Dragon (2017). A change of...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See CHASING THE DRAGON in Cinemas!

Chasing The Dragon is one of the most anticipated Chinese films of the year for the simple reason that it unites two superstars – Donnie Yen and Andy Lau.   Yen plays notorious drug dealer ‘Crippled Ho’ (previously played by...

CHASING THE DRAGON: Andy Lau Pursues Donnie Yen And His 1970's Hair In First Explosive Trailer

Hong Kong superstars Andy Lau and Donnie Yen face off in director Wong Jing's upcoming 1970's set crime thriller Chasing The Dragon. And, yes, if the trailer is to be believed then fans of both stars should be very, very...

Sadly Overlooked: The Career of Hong Kong actor Ng Man Tat

Probably best known in the west as comedy superstar Stephen Chow’s regular sidekick, it is easy to overlook the major accomplishments that Ng Man-tat has made throughout his acting career, a career that has now spanned the better part of...

THE GREAT WALL Interview: Zhang Yimou on Its Meaning and Misconceptions

When the man who gave us such critically acclaimed, award-winning epics as Red Sorghum, Hero, and Raise the Red Lantern makes a self-described “popcorn flick,” it’s a pretty big deal. Director Zhang Yimou had a brief chat with me about...

Review: In Zhang Yimou's THE GREAT WALL, Matt Damon Saves the World

I've seen sillier attempts at blockbuster fantasy films than Zhang Yimou's latest, The Great Wall, but I must admit it's been a while. The director, one of China's most respected visual artists after his stunning work on crossover hit wu...

THE BODYGUARD Exclusive Clip: Andy Lau Leaps Stairs, Fights Bad Guys

Andy Lau looking stylish! Stairs looking endless! Villains looking villainous! Our exclusive clip from The Bodyguard features all those things, and more. Sammo Hung directed the drama, his first full-fledged directorial effort in about 20 years. Synopsis: In a small...

Sadly Overlooked: The Career of Hong Kong actor Elvis Tsui Kam Kong

Throughout the history of Hong Kong Cinema there have always been those performers that have deservedly become stars. At the same time there are those that it is unfathomable how they did not become bigger stars, with as much talent...

The Lucky Stars Series - with Pom Poms thrown in for the hell of it

I had recently watched the latest Sammo Hung film, My Beloved Bodyguard (2016). The film opened to some unfavourable reviews and made me realise how out of touch I am with what modern audiences look for in a film. Because...

God of Gamblers Series 1989 - 2016

Started in 1989 by the prolific Wong Jing, the God of Gamblers series has been continuing to entertain audiences for the past 27 years. Starring some of the biggest stars in Hong Kong cinema, Chow Yun Fat, Andy Lau, Stephen...

Exclusive SAVING MR. WU Trailer: Being Alive or Dead Makes All the Difference

Based on actual events, Saving Mr. Wu asks the deadly serious question: If a celebrity is kidnapped, what will it take to get him back alive? In a bit of type casting, Andy Lau plays a movie star who is...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3 In Cinemas!

Hong Kong director Wong Jing has teamed up with Chow Yun Fat, Andy Lau and Charles Heung from the original God Of Gamblers movies for the latest film in his popular From Vegas To Macau franchise. Jacky Cheung, Nick Cheung...

THE BODYGUARD Trailer And Poster, Starring Sammo Hung, Andy Lau And Crime

The great Sammo Hung delivers a great-looking first trailer for The Bodyguard, in which he stars as the titular character. Now in retirement, he has settled down in a small town on the border between Russia and China, where he befriends...

Trailer: In SAVING MR. WU Andy Lau Is Going To Die

Ding Sheng, director of Little Big Soldier and the lacklutre yet highly lucrative Police Story 2013 (aka Police Story: Lockdown in the US), trades Jackie Chan for Andy Lau in Saving Mr. Wu, a high-stakes hostage thriller based on real...

Matt Damon And Andy Lau Will Save The World In Zhang Yimou's THE GREAT WALL

Chinese blockbuster director Zhang Yimou is no stranger to casting Hollywood A-listers in his projects since wooing Christian Bale for his 2011 epic The Flowers of War. While that film made huge bank in China, it failed to make the...

Sammo Hung Lays Waste In First Shot From THE BODYGUARD

Make no mistake about it: Sammo Hung can still kick your ass. That seems to be the general message delivered by the first image from The Bodyguard, an upcoming big budget feature in which Hung serves as both director and...

China Lion To Bring Andy Lau's LOST AND LOVE To N. America, Watch The Trailer

China Lion Film Distribution will release the Andy Lau drama Lost And Love in North America, Australia and New Zealand day-and-date with mainland China next month. Tackling the en vogue theme of child abduction, and based on real events, Lost...

Terracotta Is Bringing Chang Cheh's SHANGHAI 13 To DVD In UK!

Terracotta Distribution is bringing Chang Cheh's 1985 kung fu flick Shanghai 13 to DVD on February 9th to the UK. Chang Cheh was arguably one of the greatest martial arts film directors of his time (all time). He directed classics like...

CROUCHING TIGER 2: Donnie Yen Out? Andy Lau In? TWC Says, "Nope."

The Weinstein Company have issued an official statement about this:Los Angeles, CA (January 16, 2014)David Thwaites, producer of the CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON sequel and Harvey Weinstein, Co Chairman of The Weinstein Company issued the following statement: "The article that...

The Many Faces Of Andy Lau

Throughout Asia, Andy Lau pretty much epitomises the term superstar. His popularity as an actor and a singer is immense, and indeed few people can match his on-screen charisma. A commanding presence in all his films, good and bad, Lau...