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New York Asian 2018 Interview: Hong Kong Action Legend Dante Lam and Producer Candy Leung Talk OPERATION RED SEA

The New York Asian Film Festival is celebrating a true Master of Action.  Director/producer/writer Dante Lam’s career spans Hong Kong’s Golden Age with films like Beast Cops, Twins Effect, Jiang Hu, through today with Beast Stalker, Unbeatable, and To The Fore....

ON THE JOB Opens 6th Terracotta Far East Film Festival

One of the best showcases of Asian Cinema in the UK, the Terracotta Far East Film Festival is back for its 6th year from 23 May to 1 June, and boasts a spectacular line-up of some of the most high-profile...

THE GRANDMASTER, DRUG WAR Top HK Film Critics Awards

Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster has been named Best Film by the Hong Kong Film Critics Society, while its female star Zhang Ziyi was voted Best Actress. Johnnie To's Drug War won the Best Director and Best Screenplay awards, and...

Hey, Australia! Win Tickets To See UNBEATABLE In Cinemas!

Thanks to our friends at Magnum Films, we have FIVE double passes to give away for Unbeatable, the new MMA action drama from one of Hong Kong's most consistent action directors - Dante Lam.Unbeatable stars a very muscular Nick Cheung,...

Review: UNBEATABLE Goes For The Gut, But Not The Face

Dante Lam forgoes his penchant for high octane pyrotechnics to deliver this character-focused drama about a pair of MMA fighters that boasts strong performances but sparse action in a by-the-numbers story of redemption.After an excellent run of form over the...

Final Poster And Trailer For Dante Lam's UNBEATABLE

Sometimes the struggles outside of the fight arena pack the most crucial impact rather than the actual fight itself. Dante Lam's mixed martial arts drama Unbeatable (formerly known as MMA) appears to fall under this category of a combat film...

Dante Lam's UNBEATABLE To Open Hong Kong's Summer IFF 2013

Dante Lam's eagerly awaited mixed martial arts drama, Unbeatable, will have its domestic debut on 13 August, when it opens this year's Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival. Previously entitled MMA, the film stars Nick Cheung and Eddie Peng, and...

COLD WAR and THE BULLET VANISHES Top HK Film Award Nominations

The nominations for this year's Hong Kong Film Awards were announced earlier today, and predictably, star-studded cop drama Cold War scored 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director nods for its first-time helmers Longman Leung and Sunny Luk. More...

Blu-ray Review: THE VIRAL FACTOR (Hong Kong Version)

The last five years have seen the meteoric rise of Dante Lam, from hack director-for-hire to the forefront of the Hong Kong action scene. A string of films that began with The Sniper, followed by The Beast Stalker, Fire of...

Review: THE VIRAL FACTOR May Be The Year's Best Asian Action Movie!

It's only January and there is already a serious contender for the best Asian action movie of 2012. That film is from HK and stars Asian superstar J.C.. But no, it's not Jackie Chan. It's Jay Chou who is...

Review: THE VIRAL FACTOR is explosively infectious

It's official: Hong Kong can no longer contain Dante Lam. The director has worked slavishly over the past decade, through a career of slapstick comedies and thankless pop star vehicles, to establish himself as the city's premier orchestrator of high-octane...

US TV Spots For Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR

Dante Lam's The Viral Factor releases around the globe this week, the latest from the director of Stool Pigeon, The Beast Stalker and Fire of Conscience pairing stars Nicholas Tse and Jay Chou as brothers on opposite sides of a...

Action Packed New US Trailer For Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR

Hong Kong action maestro Dante Lam (Fire Of Conscience, The Beast Stalker, Stool Pigeon) has established himself as Hong Kong - and arguably all of Asia's - finest and most consistent action film director over the past five years and...

UPDATED: Explosive New Trailer For Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR

UPDATED WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLED VERSION OF THE TRAILER.Hong Kong action maestro Dante Lam has been given the largest budget of his career for his upcoming effort The Viral Factor and he's certainly taking advantage. Lam's latest is a continent hopping...

Get Behind The Scenes Of Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR

[UPDATE: Added another making-of video that focuses on the stuntwork.] Emperor Motion Pictures has uploaded two making-of videos for Dante Lam's The Viral Factor at its official youtube channel.  The videos contain footage from the on-set location of the Middle...

Globe-trotting with Dante Lam in THE VIRAL FACTOR full trailer!

We have been keeping an eye on this one for some time now. Hong Kong's most prominent action director, Dante Lam, has been upping the ante with each successive film over the past few years, and his latest, THE VIRAL...

First teaser for Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR goes BOOM!

Here at ScreenAnarchy we have been following Dante Lam's ascendency from jobbing director to action auteur with great enthusiasm and with THE VIRAL FACTOR, he looks to be tackling his most ambitious project yet. In a deliberate attempt to appeal...

Nic Tse's a disease & Jay Chou's the cure in Dante Lam's THE VIRAL FACTOR!

We are not ashamed to admit that here at ScreenAnarchy we've developed something of a man crush on Dante Lam. For a long time, the Hong Kong director of BEAST COPS and TWINS EFFECT was carving out a respectable, if...