Tag: comedy

SLASH: Alien Erotica In Trailer For The Indie Hit

Teen Wolf star Michael Johnston takes a dive into a very different part of online culture than afforded by his regular gig with a starring role in Clay Liford's Slash. The indie comedy following a young man dipping into the...

SWEDISH DICKS: Watch The Trailer For Peter Stormare Comedy

We've been keeping an eye out for news of Swedish Dicks since we first caught wind of the PEter Stormare and Johan Glans starring comedy about a pair of Swedes eking out a living as private eyes in Hollywood. Stormare...

First Look At KLOWN Duo In 80s Set Comedy DAN-DREAM

It was back in July that we first brought word of a new comedy written by and starring Klown duo Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen. At the time it was known only by the Danish title of De første danske...

KLOWN Writer Goes UNDERCOVER With New Danish Comedy

A huge star in his native Denmark and well known around the world for his work on the Klown films and television series, Danish comic Casper Christensen serves as the screenwriter of Nikolaj Peyk's Undercover - a new crime comedy...

Pint Sized Badass Attacks In KUNG FU BOYS

You want your next generation of screen fighting stars? Well, Chinese martial arts film Kung Fu Boys has got 'em. Yep, it's a total gimmick of a film that features children - mostly one child, really - fighting adult villains...

Sitges 2016: Devilworks Picks up Israeli Sci-fi Action Comedy OMG I'M A ROBOT!

The Israeli sci-fi action comedy OMG I'm A Robot! has been picked up by Euro sales company Devilworks ahead of it's World Premiere at the Sitges Film Festival in a couple weeks. You can watch the trailer below.    Is...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: DOWN UNDER, Not a Land of Racial Wonder, But Maybe It Should Be

The day after massive race riots in Sydney, Australia some 10 years ago, two carloads of impassioned and perplexed characters are moved to respond, calling upon deeply felt emotions that surge out of their bodies like cascading waves. What could...

Film Invasion L.A. Lineup Announced

Los Angeles, CA - August 22, 2016 - The official lineup for the inaugural Film Invasion L.A festival has been announced. Film Invasion L.A. is a film festival that brings the work of great filmmakers together and injects them into...

The Muscles from Brussels sports sleep attire and sense of self-parody in first JEAN-CLAUDE VAN JOHNSON trailer

Jean-Claude Van Damme, world-renowned action hero of countless eighties and nineties B-movie flicks, is back in older yet no less muscular fashion. Just one month after Van Damme helped kick off Fantasia 2016 as Master Durand in opening night film...

ALIFF'S 7 DIMENSIONS: Battle Ghosts And Demons In Teaser For Malaysian Graphic Novel Adaptation

[Updated with a second, full trailer.] Malaysia is taking what looks to be a fairly significant step into CGI driven urban fantasy with Faisal Ishak's upcoming adaptation of popular graphic novel Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi (or Aliff's 7 Dimensions). It's...

GODSPEED: Drug Deal Goes Violently Wrong In Trailer For Pitch Black Taiwanese Crime Comedy

While it may be a stretch to label Chung Mong-Hong's Taiwanese crime story Godspeed a comedy there's something bleakly hilarious in its set up of a blustering drug mule whose day goes horribly wrong when he gets into the wrong...

COCK AND BULL: Watch The Slick Trailer For Liu Ye Anchored Crime Comedy

Chinese superstar Liu Ye anchors the cast of Baoping Cao's upcoming crime comedy Cock And Bull. And true to the title this one appears to be a fairly silly affair, the sort of dark comedy that wouldn't be entirely out...

Take A Trip To HUMANTOWN!

While it can be argued that there are a great many areas of weakness within the Canadian film and television industry there are two areas where my beloved northern home are clear international leaders: Stories about incest and short form...

New KLOWN FOREVER Trailer Blows Through The Bounds Of Good Taste

Danish comics Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam struck comic gold with Klown, a sort of running commentary of every negative impulse of maleness laid bare to hilarious results over the span of a six series television series and pair of...

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...

KLOWN Duo Reunite For 80's Set Comedy

Having paraded all the worst male impulses across the screen over the span of Klown's six season run of hit television and pair of feature films, starring and writing duo Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen are getting back together. No,...

New York Asian 2016 Interview: TWISTED JUSTICE Director Shiraishi Kazuya Talks Corrupt Cops and Comedy

With an attraction to capturing the seamier side of life, director Shiraishi Kazuya came to the New York Asian Film Festival with his darkly comic tale of a corrupt cop, Twisted Justice.  Director Shiraishi spoke with me about his star,...

New York Asian 2016 Interview: Jelly Lin, Stephen Chow's Newest Muse, on THE MERMAID

After beating out 120,000 other actresses for the part, newcomer Jelly Lin made her film debut as the title character in comedy legend Stephen Chow’s latest box-office record breaker, The Mermaid. In town to receive the New York Asian Film...

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...

Embark On A Cross Country Odyssey With THE YOUNG OFFENDERS

Back in 2007 the Irish county of Cork was the scene of the largest seizure of cocaine in the nation's history, with more than four hundred million Euro worth of the stuff thrown overboard and washed ashore where it was...