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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...

More Bad Taste In The Full CHINYUKI Trailer

It was back in December that we first brought word of Yamaguchi Yudai's upcoming adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro To Yukaina Nakama Tachi noting that this one looks positively mad, even by Yamaguchi's totally gonzo standards....

Hey Canada! Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST Hits iTunes, DVD, Blu And VOD This Month

Attention, fans of Stephen Chow here in Canada. VSC has announced their plans for Chow's latest directorial effort Journey To The West. The film first hit iTunes this past Tuesday, May 13. Two weeks from now (May 27) you will be...

Melons, Love And Emptiness: Tsai Ming-liang Retrospective In Vienna

It is time for melons in Vienna: From May 9-23, a retrospective covering the complete oeuvre of Tsai Ming-liang runs at the Stadtkino Vienna as a part of Wiener Festwochen. For two weeks the Malaysian born filmmaker will be presented...

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...

Watch U.S. Trailer For Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

Stephen Chow's Journey to the West has its U.S. release set for theatrical and iTunes/On Demand releases on March 7th. We love us some Stephen Chow so any new project of his is met with great enthusiasm and by all...

Watch Visual Effects Reel For Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

Korean-based visual effects house Macrograph has posted the VFX making-of reel for Stephen Chow's Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons, providing a CG breakdown on some of the shots. The company completed around 140 special effects shots in the...

Review: Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST: CONQUERING THE DEMONS Dazzles, Frightens, and Still Tickles the Funny Bone

Frequently adapted for the big screen, the latest version of Journey to the West has quickly become one of the highest grossing films in China's box office history. That's not surprising, really, given the recent penchant for black comedy in...

More Behind The Scenes Video From Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

A couple more making-of videos have been posted for Stephen Chow's fantasy comedy Journey to the West, featuring some actual on-set footage with new characters never seen before.  Also, there is an English subtitled version of the previous making-of video.You'll...

Get Behind The Scenes Of Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

Huayi Bros have released a making-of video for Stephen Chow's Journey to the West with Chow directing Shu Qi in a comedic performance. It's amusing to see him get animated, but unfortunately he will be applying his "Mo lei tau"...

Shu Qi Gets All Punchy In New Stills From Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

While there is little denying that the second teaser for Stephen Chow's Journey To The West has left us little more than nonplussed with dodgy CGI, the one thing that did look good about that teaser was Shu Qi. And...

Second Teaser For Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST Features First Footage, Dodgy CGI

One thing is very clear about the upcoming box office duel between Stephen Chow's Journey To The West and Soi Cheang's The Monkey King. There's going to be a lot of dodgy CGI.Both based on the same popular legends, Cheang's...