ScreenAnarchy's Top Movies Of The First Half Of 2018

Time flies like a sonofabitch, and this year it seems to do so faster than usual. We are at 2018's mid-point already. Whoa! That does beg the question though: what films have managed to impress and touch us most, so...

Taiwan Film Festival to Launch in Australia

Many great films have come out of Taiwan over the years, but sadly only a limited number of them are ever shown in Australian cinemas. Now fans of Taiwanese cinema in Australia can finally celebrate because the new Taiwan Film...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Nick Cheung's THE TROUGH in Cinemas!

The Trough is Hong Kong actor-director Nick Cheung’s third outing as a director following a pair of horror films, Ghost Rituals and Keeper of Darkness. This time, he has made a crime thriller that has an all-star cast including Xu...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See DUDE'S MANUAL in Cinemas!

Dude’s Manual is a new romantic comedy from China starring Dong Zijian, Zhong Chuxi and Jessie Li. Synopsis: He Xiaoyang, who is single for four years, is mistaken as head girl Guan Xin‘s love interest by accident. To get rid...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See THE DEATH OF STALIN in Cinemas!

The Death Of Stalin is a political satire film that has an ensemble cast including Steve Buscemi, Rupert Friend, Simon Russell, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs and Olga Kurylenko. Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See GIRLS 2 in Cinemas!

Director Wong Chun-chun teams up with Ivy Chen Yi-han, Fiona Sit and Janine Chang for another all-girls adventure in Girls 2. Xiwen has gotten engaged & her friends a.k.a. her bridesmaids take her on a bachelorette trip to Vietnam, where...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See MONSTER HUNT 2 in Cinemas

The much anticipated sequel to China's 2015 box office hit Monster Hunt is coming to Australia on Chinese New Year Day. Directed by Raman Hui (Monster Hunt, Shrek The Third) and starring Tony Leung Chiu-wai alongside original cast members Bai...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Sandra Ng's GOLDBUSTER in Cinemas!

Goldbuster is a new Chinese comedy directed by and starring Sandra Ng, who is most famous for her roles in the Young and Dangerous, The Inspector Wears Skirts and Golden Chicken series.    The rest of the cast includes Francis...

ScreenAnarchy's Favourite Films of 2017

Another year over, and what an annus horribilis it proved to be in so many ways. But away from the political atrocities that took place in pretty much every country you care to mention, and the sexual harassment scandals that...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Crime Thriller THE LIQUIDATOR in Cinemas!

The Liquidator is a new crime thriller from Mainland China that stars Deng Chao (The Mermaid), Ethan Juan (Monga) and Cecilia Liu (Brotherhood Of Blades).   A criminal psychologist and a forensic fingerprint expert work together to track down a...

Hey North America! Don't Miss Your Chance To See SHE REMEMBERS, HE FORGETS For Free!

Hong Kong director Adam Wong’s 2013 film The Way We Dance was a miracle at the local box office, and he followed that up with the critical and commercial hit She Remembers, He Forgets in 2015.    She Remembers, He...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Feng Xiaogang's YOUTH in Cinemas!

Youth is the latest film from Feng Xiaogang, one of the most consistent hit-makers in the Chinese film industry. It tells the story of a group of young dancers at the end of China’s Cultural Revolution.     Originally scheduled to...

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...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See 29+1 in Cinemas!

29+1, starring Chrissie Chau and Joyce Cheng, is the latest film from Hong Kong Cinema’s Fresh New Wave.   Kearen Pang makes her debut as a film director with this adaptation of her own play of the same title. She...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY in Cinemas!

What A Wonderful Family is a Chinese remake of Yamada Yoji’s comedy hit of the same title. It tells the story of “a long-married couple who sends their supposedly happy family into turmoil when the wife asks for a divorce...

Watch the Trailer For I WILL TREASURE YOUR FRIENDSHIP: Obsessed With Fame

I Will Treasure Your Friendship is a short film that tells the story of Rayson Light, a YouTube singer obsessed with fame, who Photoshops himself into the lives of celebrities and Australian murder victim Anita Cobby.    “This story began...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See LOVE OFF THE CUFF in Cinemas!

The love story between Cherie and Jimmy, which started in Love In A Puff (2010) and continued in Love In The Buff (2012), now comes to a new chapter in Love Off The Cuff.   Hong Kong director Pang Ho...

Hong Kong Cinema's Fresh New Wave

Trivisa was a big winner at this year’s Hong Kong Film Awards but judging by the number of new talents whose films were nominated and awarded, the Hong Kong film industry was perhaps the biggest winner of all, as a...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See EXTRAORDINARY MISSION in Cinemas!

Extraordinary Mission is the exciting new thriller by Alan Mak, co-director of the Infernal Affairs and Overheard trilogies. This time, he co-directs with veteran cinematographer Anthony Pun (Overheard trilogy, The White Storm) to tell the story of an undercover policeman...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See COOK UP A STORM in Cinemas!

Cook Up A Storm is a new Chinese film about ‘the ultimate culinary competition between a Cantonese street cook and a French-trained Michelin-starred chef’. It stars Nicholas Tse, CN-Blue's Jung Yong-Hwa, Tiffany Tang, Michelle Bai and Ge You.   Thanks...