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Neuchatel 2015: GREEN ROOM, THE INVITATION Win

Neuch√Ętel International Fantastic Film Festival wrapped this past Saturday with an awards ceremony that saw Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room win a whopping three awards: the HR Giger Narcisse Award for Best Feature Film, the Denis-de-Rougemont Youth Award, and the RTS...

852 Films Serves First Teaser For Derek Kwok's Badminton Flick FULL STRIKE

The first teaser for Full Strike has just hit online, showing off the impressive line-up of talent in director Derek Kwok's upcoming badminton tournament flick. Produced by Josie Ho's 852 Films, the film sees the actress star alongside Ekin Cheng,...

AS THE LIGHT GOES OUT: Derek Kwok Delivers Thrills With First Trailer For Firefighter Drama

Ah, the wonders of parallel development, that odd quirk that - from time to time - results in two films with remarkably similar premises hitting screens in close proximity to one another. Why it happens is up for much debate...

Media Asia Announces Donnie Yen's First Super Hero Projects

Following the unveiling of Super Hero Films at HK Filmart last month, the joint production venture between Media Asia and Donnie Yen, the company has now announced their first two projects. The Master is a martial arts drama set in the...

CLEMENT CHENG: THE 'GALLANTS' INTERVIEW (PART 2)

Released in June 2010 in Hong Kong and screened at several major film festivals (HKIFF, Udine Far East Film, Fantasia, NYAFF, Fantastic Fest, Vancouver, Sitges, Tokyo, Berlin Fantasy Filmfest), the kung-fu comedy "Gallants" is definitely one of the best Hong...

Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival Announces Lineup

The 2010 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival will celebrate its 14th year as Canada's longest-running and largest showcase of contemporary cinema by East Asian and Southeast Asian moviemakers from Canada and around the world. From November 9 to 15,...

Fantastic Fest 2010: Gallants

Martial artists Dragon [Chen Kuan-Tai] and Tiger [Leung Siu-Lung] run a local teahouse. They operate it in the absence of their master, Master Law [Teddy Robin], who's been in a coma since a legendary duel some years back. Cheung, a...

Fantasia 2010: GALLANTS Review

[There are a number of reviews of GALLANTS in the archives, feel free to browse,  and since it is playing on the big screen at Fantasia, here is Stefan's take on the film]Of all the films that I've watched during...

NYAFF 2010: Gallants (Another Take)

Gallants will be shown as part of the New York Asian Film Festival on 7/6 at 6:00 PM and 7/8 at 6:00 PM at the Walter Reade Theater. Information and tickets can be found on the Subway Cinema site. Gallants...

NYAFF 2010: GALLANTS Review

[Once again thanks goes to Alexander Thebez for the following review.]When I first read or heard about Derek Kwong and Clement Cheng's GALLANTS, I thought the movie would be funnier.  I was pleasantly surprised that aside from being a great,...

Title Credits Done Right: Hong Kong Cult Hit GALLANTS

We've been very vocal in our love for recent Hong Kong cult hit Gallants in these pages for a very simple reason. It's fantastic. It's not just that it casts a stack of vintage Shaw Brothers stars and gives them...

GALLANTS Review

Fans of Hong Kong martial arts films have long-bemoaned the fact that the city seems to have let this one-time cornerstone genre slip through our fingers, never to be recovered. Save for Donnie Yen, who seems to be singlehandedly...

CLEMENT CHENG: THE 'GALLANTS' INTERVIEW (PART 1)

"Gallants", which opens in Hong Kong today and China tomorrow, is probably the most enjoyable kung-fu comedy made in Hong Kong since "Shaolin Soccer". First movie produced by actor Gordon Lam Ka-tung ("Infernal Affairs", "Election", "Vengeance") for Focus Films Limited...

Stop whatcha doin'! Watch the proper 'Gallants' trailer!

Stop everything that you're doing and watch the proper trailer for upcoming old school kung fu flick Gallants. An exhilarating homage to Hong Kong's action star of yesteryear and Hong Kong Cnema's action comedies, Gallanats sees two have-been masters Leung Siu-lung and...

Kicking it old school... Gallants brings back HK kungfu glory!

There's no school like the old school, they say. You would be hard pressed to find a ScreenAnarchy writer who doesn't pine for those golden days of cinema to return to HK and it looks like Derek Kwok and Clement Cheng...