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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...

Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies of 2016 Part 1

With the first half of 2016 now in the can, it’s time to take my customary glance back over the Asian cinematic offerings from the past six months. There have been an encouraging number of successes in 2016, as well...

Hey U.S! Win Tickets To Stephen Chow's THE MERMAID (MEI REN YU)

The runaway box-office success of Stephen Chow's The Mermaid (Mei Ren Yu) caught its U.S. distributor off-guard, to say the least. Receiving little to no publicity, the film nonetheless sold out screenings over the weekend in (very) select engagements. Our...

Review: THE MERMAID (MEI REN YU) Proves Stephen Chow's Still Got It, Even Behind The Camera

There are very few Hong Kong movie stars bigger than Stephen Chow. Even though Chow's last starring role was in 2008, he remains one of east Asia's biggest cultural exports, second only to Jackie Chan. While Chan continues to take...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See Stephen Chow's MERMAID In Cinemas!

Mermaid, the latest film by Stephen Chow, once again proves the superstar's popularity as it became the box office champion in China during this year's Lunar New Year holiday period. Thanks to Australian distributor Magnum Films, we have FIVE double passes...

Full Trailer For Stephen Chow's THE MERMAID Is Weirdly Serious ... And Not Very Good.

Whenever Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle director Stephen Chow releases a new film it's something of an event. One of the most beloved entertainers on the face of the planet, Chow has an enviable selection of truly great films...

Character Posters And A New Teaser For Stephen Chow's THE MERMAID!

The Octopus Man cometh in the new teaser for Stephen Chow's The Mermaid! Chao Deng, Lin Yun, Kitty Zhang, Show Lo, Shangzheng Li, Zhang Wen, Zhang Meie, Ke Bai and Lianshun Kong star in the latest from the director of...

Stephen Chow Returns With First MERMAID Teaser

Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle director Stephen Chow has been taking his time between projects in recent years but the results are generally worth the wait and he looks to be on top form with latest effort The Mermaid....

NYC Happenings: "Stephen Chow: The King of Comedy," An Appreciation of the Popular and Versatile Hong Kong Actor-Director

Hong Kong actor and writer-director Stephen Chow has been an immensely popular figure in Asia since first appearing on TV and in films in the late 1980s. He is best known in the West, however, for his two breakout international hits...

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...

Review: JOURNEY TO THE WEST Dazzles, Frightens, And Still Tickles The Funny Bone

Frequently adapted for the big screen, the latest version of Journey to the West quickly became 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 cinema,...

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...

International Teaser For Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST

More slapstick insanity ensues in the Taiwanese teaser for Stephen Chow's fantasy comedy Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.  It features new footage of an incompetent demon hunter getting into all kinds of silly situations.  This marks the first...

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...