Tag: vietnam

Far East Film Festival 20 to Open with STEEL RAIN, CROSSROADS: ONE TWO JAGA

The Far East Film Festival launches its 20th edition on 20 April with Netflix’s South Korean spy thriller Steel Rain, playing for the very first time on the big screen. The world premiere of Namron’s Malaysian drama Crossroads: One Two...

Mike Tyson Saves Vietnamese Bachelorette Party!

Yup, it's what the headline says and I'm just going to leave this here, okay?...

Review: THE HOUSEMAID, When the Dead Don't Leave You Alone

The dead are among us. Whether you believe the dead are decomposing, wandering, or haunting, they are sown into the fabric of life. Their influence varies greatly, depending upon the beliefs of the beholder. In Derek Nguyen's The Housemaid (originally...

THE HOUSEMAID Exclusive Clip: Do Ghosts Exist?

In Derek Nguyen's atmospheric -- and increasingly unsettling -- drama The Housemaid, a young woman is drawn into a world in which ghosts may exist.  Our exclusive clip sets that up. Nhung Kate has begun working at a rubber plantation...

THE HOUSEMAID Remake Nabs Oscar-Winning Writer

Heading for release in the U.S. on February 16, Derek Nguyen's The Housemaid has received positive advance acclaim. And now its planned English-language remake has nabbed an Academy Award-winning writer. First, about the original: A forbidden passion awakens vengeful spirits...

HOUSE, LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN, BAREFOOT CONTESSA and More Join Eureka in Feb/March

Eureka! Entertainment has been dropping hints about the rest of its Q1 2018 slate for a while now, but today the British label confirmed the street dates for a host of exciting new releases for their beloved Masters of Cinema...

Head Transplant Leads To Asses Kicked In Victor Vu's LOI BAO

Everyone loves a good origin story, right? That seems to be the general premise behind the structure of the ongoing wave of superhero films and in the quest to come up with a compelling origin Vietnamese director Victor Vu has...

Review: SAIGON BODYGUARDS Doesn't Phuc With The Bromance

Professional bodyguards Viên and Trịnh's latest assignment -- protecting Henry, a rich brat who becomes heir to the LeMilk company after his father's death -- will make them sweat: the funeral is not even finished before Henry is kidnapped by...

LUC VAN TIEN: TUYET DINH KUNGFU - Watch The Final Teaser And Official Trailer For Andy Long Nguyen's Thrilling Martial Arts Lead Debut

It's been a few months since Happy Entertainment began teasing director Hoang Phuc's latest, Luc Van Tien: Tuyet Dinh Kungfu. As such, with two teasers long past, a third teaser arrived this week along with an official trailer that guarantees...

Second SAIGON BODYGUARDS Trailer Delivers More Action, More Story, Less Clothing

It was just over a week ago that we shared the first trailer for the Canada / Korea / Vietnamese produced action comedy Saigon Bodyguards. And while the involvement of the producer of Hobo With A Shotgun was certainly a...

SAIGON BODYGUARDS Trailer Delivers Action Comedy Energy

Upcoming action-comedy is a curiously international affair. Produced by Canada's Rhombus Media - backers of Antiviral and Hobo With A Shotgun - with the backing of Korean giant CJ Entertainment - who are increasingly active in Vietnam - with JApanese...

Vietnamese Fairy Tale Gets A Glossy Adaptation With TẤM CÁM: CHUYỆN CHƯA KỂ

Best known around these parts for her key roles in Vietnamese action films The Rebel and Clash - both opposite screen fighter Johnny Tri Nguyen - singer, model and actress Veronica Ngo (Ngo Thanh Van) is adding 'director' to her...

FAN CUONG: Watch The Full Trailer For Vietnamese Rock And Roll Time Travel Comedy

Call Charlie Nguyen's upcoming Fan Cuong the reverse Back To The Future. There's no going to hte past to get people together here, nope. Instead, in Fan Cuong, long haired rock and roll fan played by comedian Thai Hoa must...

THE REBEL Team Reunites For Time Travel Rock And Roll Comedy FAN CUONG

Thai Hoa takes the lead in upcoming Vietnamese time travel rock and roll comedy Fan Cuong and while Hoa may not be familiar to audiences outside of Vietnam the rest of the team here certainly is. Fan Cuong brings together...

Bullets Fly In The Trailer For Vietnamese Action Flick TRACER (TRUY SAT)

A product of Korean giant CJ Entertainment's seemingly ever expanding presence in Vietnam - where they've been building cinemas and investing in local content heavily over the past few years - the theatrical trailer for Cuong Ngo's upcoming Tracer (Truy...

When A Ghost Needs A Doctor They Head To Vietnam's GHOST HOSPITAL

Here's the thing about being dead: If you were taken out by illness or injury then your ghost is going to be sick and / or kind of grisly for rather a long time. And if you're facing an eternity...

Vietnam Enters The Heist Game With Ham Tran's SIEU TROM (BITCOIN HEIST)

As the Vietnamese film industry continues to grow we're seeing constant steps forward in terms of scale and production value with the occasional injection of international style and subgenres into the nation's local fare and Journey From The Fall director...

First Teaser For Slick Vietnamese Thriller NU DAI GIA

It was just a few years ago that director Le Van Kiet made waves with his sophomore feature The House In The Alley, one of the first true horror films ever produced in the nation. Le followed that with the...

Plastic Surgery Goes Wrong And Comes Back From The Dead In The Trailer For Victor Vu's SCANDAL 2

In his 2012 hit Scandal, Vietnamese helmer Victor Vu played the jealousies of celebrity for thrills with the story of a rivalry between actresses run way out of control. His 'anything for success' tale proved a big hit with local...

YELLOW FLOWERS ON GREEN GRASS: Victor Vu's Melodrama Gets A Poetic First Trailer

After taking some rest from making thriller movies, Victor Vu has finally come back with a new melodrama, Yellow Flowers on Green Grass (lit. Tôi thấy hoa vàng trên cỏ xanh), based on a best-selling novel. The first trailer is now out...