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Watch First MONSTER HUNT 2 Teaser

Last week we heard that Tony Leung Chiu-wai had joined the cast of Monster Hunt 2 and now we have visual proof, via a new poster and the first teaser for the film. Running just 39 seconds, it features returning...

Tony Leung Chiu-wai Joins MONSTER HUNT 2

The sequel to last year's Chinese blockbuster Monster Hunt is adding a major star. Tony Leung Chiu-wai (above in The Grandmaster) will portray one of the lead characters, according to Patrick Frater at Variety, and will help "change the course...

TEN YEARS Named Best Film At Hong Kong Film Awards As PORT OF CALL Wins Big

The 35th Hong Kong Film Awards have just been announced at a star-studded ceremony at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. 18 competitive categories were contested, with Philip Yung’s gritty crime thriller Port Of Call sweeping the board, winning a total...

Fun Video: Little Shaolin Monk Shows Jackie Chan The Right Moves

I am of the belief that kids can teach us adults so much, and it looks like Jackie Chan would agree. A video has surfaced on the internet showing the actor humbly learning some kung fu techniques from a cute little...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See MONSTER HUNT In Cinemas!

Monster Hunt is coming to Australian cinemas next week! Directed by Raman Hui, animator for the Shrek films and director of Shrek The Third, this new Chinese fantasy film stars Wuba, Bai Baihe, Jing Boran, Tang Wei, Yao Chen, Eric...

MONSTER HUNT: Full Trailer For Hong Kong Fantasy Delivers Creatures A-Plenty

If there were any doubts remaining as to what Ramen Hui's upcoming Monster Hunt was aiming to be after the recent release of a first scene from the film, the freshly released theatrical trailer makes it very clear. What we've...

Teaser For Ramen Hui's Family Friendly MONSTER HUNT

Hong Kong based production company Edko Films is going on a Monster Hunt led by director Ramen Hui - best know on these shores as co-director of Shrek 3 and a veteran of Dreamworks Animation. So, yes, while this will...

Review: FIRESTORM Is Extremely Loud And Totally Insane

Plot takes a backseat to pyrotechnics and spectacle as Andy Lau squares off against a gang of ultra-violent thieves in Alan Yuen's absurdly over-the-top crime thriller.Following a string of domestic hits with homegrown thrillers like Nightfall and Cold War, Edko...

SHAOLIN COLLECTOR'S EDITION Blu-ray Review (US)

[I previously reviewed Shaolin in the course of reviewing Cine Asia's Blu-ray release.  I'm reprinting the content that applies to the film itself, with new comments at the end, directly reflective of Well Go USA's Blu-ray Collector's Edition]Director Benny Chan's...

SHAOLIN Blu-ray Review

Director Benny Chan's mainland debut is a solid wushu film.  If I'm completely honest, and I'd never be anything less, there's really nothing new in this film, but it is stylish, well-paced, filled with engaging performers, and even manages to...

SHAOLIN Review

[With SHAOLIN hitting US cinemas this weekend, here's another chance to read my earlier review.]For his first full Mainland production, veteran director Benny Chan (MOMENT OF ROMANCE, NEW POLICE STORY, INVISIBLE TARGET) delivers a grand martial arts spectacular, brimming with...

Cine Asia Brings SHAOLIN To UK Blu-ray/DVD 12th September

Our friends at Cine Asia in the UK are bringing one of the most action packed kung-fu films in recent years to Blu-ray and DVD this September 12th.  Benny Chan's Shaolin makes it's UK debut in just a few weeks,...

Fabulous US Trailer For Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

Gotta hand it to Well Go USA. When it comes to bringing the best of Asian action film to US audiences I don't think anybody does it better these days.The latest picture to get the Well Go treatment is Benny...

AFFD 2011: SHAOLIN Review

[The 10th annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas opens today, and the official opening night film is Benny Chan's Shaolin, presented by Well Go USA.  We are reprinting our original review by James Marsh for the occasion. Shaolin screens tonight...

SHAOLIN Review

For his first full Mainland production, veteran director Benny Chan (MOMENT OF ROMANCE, NEW POLICE STORY, INVISIBLE TARGET) delivers a grand martial arts spectacular, brimming with action, redemption and a generous helping of Zen Buddhism. Evolving out of the...

Get Behind The Scenes Of Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

With less than a month til the premiere of Benny Chan's martial arts film Shaolin, a series of eight making-of videos, each running at 2-minutes in length has been uploaded on Youtube, courtesy of Golden Village.  As mention before, the...

Music Video For Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

Of course, no promotion with Hong Kong actor/singer Andy Lau headlining a film is truly complete without him singing the theme song for its music video and Benny Chan's Shaolin continues to follow this tradition.  As usual, there are plenty...

New Trailer For Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

The more we see of Benny Chan's Shaolin the more it appears that the big budget all star production could end up going down as Chan's master work. The production values are fantastic, the cast rolls out star after star,...

Enormously Impressive Trailer For Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

To be blunt, if Benny Chan's Shaolin turns out to be half as good as the full theatrical trailer that was just released promises it will be, then Benny Chan has just created the film of his lifetime. There...

First Trailer for Benny Chan's SHAOLIN

With the Hong Kong Filmart just around the corner, Emperor Motion Pictures has prepared a 2-minute trailer to Benny Chan's Shaolin for the event. The all-star cast include Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Wu Jing, Fan Bingbing, Xing Yu, Yu Hai...