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Exclusive Clip: CALL OF HEROES, Jar Fight - Go Behind the Scenes

Of all the spectacular moments in the spectacular Call of Heroes, one of the most memorable is a jar fight between Eddie Peng and Wu Jing. It's not like they're standing inside a cafe tossing jars at each other. No,...

Benny Chan's CALL OF HEROES Delivers Old School Kung Fu Action In Trio Of Character Teasers

It's only natural that fans will have certain expectations of a big screen team up of veteran Hong Kong action helmer Benny Chan and iconic action director Sammo Hung. If ever there were a duo capable of delivering a solid...

Wu Jing And Eddie Peng Square Off In First Trailer For CALL OF HEROES

While Sammo Hung's The Bodyguard may not have caused much excitement, the next ensemble martial arts film he has in the works already promises a whole lot more. Hung is serving as action director on Benny Chan's Call Of Heroes,...

Ann Hui's THE GOLDEN ERA Triumphs At Hong Kong Film Awards

The 34th Hong Kong Film Awards have named Ann Hui's epic drama The Golden Era Best Film of the year, with Hui taking the Best Director prize. The film, which stars Tang Wei as famed Chinese writer Xiao Hong, won five...

OVERHEARD 3 Tops Hong Kong Film Award Nominations

The third installment of Alan Mak and Felix Chong's surveillance thriller series, Overheard 3, scored nominations in 11 categories, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, when the nominations for the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards were announced this...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See OVERHEARD 3 In Cinemas!

Overheard 3 is the latest thriller from Alan Mak and Felix Chong, the directing duo that brought us the first two Overheard films and (together with Andrew Lau) the Infernal Affairs trilogy. Like the previous two films in the franchise, Overheard...

First Teaser For Alan Mak and Felix Chong's OVERHEARD 3

Directors Alan Mak and Felix Ching are headed back to Hong Kong screens with the third installment of their Overheard thriller series. True to form with the shift from the first film to the second - in which the cast...

China Box Office: Andy Lau Takes The Charts By FIRESTORM

Andy Lau proves his cinematic clout yet again, with his latest action drama, Firestorm, recording a huge opening in China, while local product continues to dominate the chart. Rank Title Origin 9-15/12/2013 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1 Firestorm HK/China...

China Box Office: Ning Hao's NO MAN'S LAND Stakes Claim On Charts

Finally released after a four year battle with the censors, Ning Hao's No Man's Land makes a huge debut at the Chinese box office, while The Four 2 and The White Storm ensure local product dominates. Rank Title Origin 2-8/12/2013...

China Box Office: GRAVITY Continues To Pull In The Crowds

Alfonso Cuaron's science fiction blockbuster Gravity holds firm at the top of the charts for a second straight week, although Benny Chan's The White Storm opens strong.   Rank Title Origin 25/11 - 01/12 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1...

HK Asian 2013 Review: THE WHITE STORM Is Bloated, Unwieldy, Yet Still Entertaining

Benny Chan cranks it up to 11 in his latest high-stakes crime thriller, but with the action, intrigue and melodrama all hitting fever pitch, The White Storm proves an entertaining, yet exhausting and unintentionally amusing affair.Three childhood friends, Tin (Lau...

THE WHITE STORM And SNOWPIERCER Bookend Hong Kong Asian Film Fest

The full line-up for this year's Hong Kong Asian Film Festival has just been unveiled and it looks to be an incredibly strong year, bookended by two of the region's most hotly-anticipated thrillers. Opening the festival on 25 October is...

OVERHEARD 3 Promises to Be Biggest of Series

At a press conference in Hong Kong yesterday, Bona Film Group officially unveiled Overheard 3 - or Overh3ard - the latest installment in its successful series of thrillers, which have to-date blended elements of audio surveillance with the financial world....

NYAFF 2013 Announces Jay Chou's THE ROOFTOP Plus 22 More Titles

The annual celebration of cinematic goodness that is the New York Asian Film Festival has announced that Jay Chou's The Rooftop will serve as the closing night presentation. They've also announced a raft of premieres and salutes. Here's more from...

Exciting First Trailer for Benny Chan's THE WHITE STORM

Hot on the heels of Johnnie To's Drug War, the latest Hong Kong film about the Asian drug war is coming soon! The White Storm - originally touted by Universe under the title Metamorphosis at HK Filmart earlier this year - comes from director...

Could Benny Chan's METAMORPHOSIS Spell Change For Universe?

Scouring the booths at Hong Kong Filmart, I saw that local production house Universe was teasing a couple of upcoming projects. The main focus is on the Pang Brothers' Inferno 3D, starring Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo and Lee Sinje,...

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...

Review: The Sherlockian THE BULLET VANISHES Eschews Ego for Mystery

An arsenal, strange deaths and a ghost bullet all culminate in a twisty confined plot that centres around peculiar officer Song (Ching-Wan Lau as a lesser Crazy Detective than his Johnnie To joint) and already-detective, the young and cock-sure Guo...

New THE BULLET VANISHES Trailer Is Elementary For Nicholas Tse and Lau Ching Wan

Nicholas Tse is enjoying a healthy run of form in recent years, with award-winning turns in The Stool Pigeon and Bodyguards and Assassins, as well as big budget action thrillers like The Viral Factor under his belt. Tse's latest pairs him with...

Review: FAIRY TALE KILLER is Another Pang Nightmare

When discussing the careers of the Pang Brothers, it doesn't take long before you start repeating yourself. After a couple of promising Thai thrillers, Danny and his twin brother Oxide scored a massive international hit with 2002's The Eye -...