Tag: danielwu

New GEOSTORM Trailer Harkens Back to the Glory Days of Disaster Films

The first teaser for Geostorm showcased a wide range of destruction, as we might expect from Dean Devlin, the producer of Independence Day. The new trailer offers some of the story, and a whole bunch of Gerard Butler. Butler is,...

Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 5

2010’s In my previous article there was a comment regarding a film that I had left out. I apologise in advance if there are any films that I miss out. This may be due to me simply forgetting or just...

Review: SKY ON FIRE Goes Down in Flames

Last year saw Ringo Lam, the acclaimed Hong Kong director behind such action spectaculars as City on Fire and Full Contact, stage a comeback with his first feature film in more than a decade. Wild City was a rather modest...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See Ringo Lam's SKY ON FIRE in Cinemas!

Ringo Lam (City On Fire, Prison On Fire, School On Fire) has teamed up with Daniel Wu for his latest action thriller, Sky On Fire. It is about a security agent tasked with protecting a research scientist. Zhang Ruoyun, Zhang...

There Are More Bullets In Ringo Lam's SKY ON FIRE Trailer Than Most Complete Films.

Bang! Bangbang! Bangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbang! Cue building falling down. Smash window. Bangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbangbang! There you go, that's a summary of the brand new trailer for Ringo Lam's upcoming Daniel Wu starring action thriller Sky On Fire in which there apprently weren't enough things...

SKY ON FIRE: First Teaser For Ringo Lam's Latest

He's set a City On Fire, a School On Fire and a Prison On Fire (twice) and now iconic Hong Kong action director Ringo Lam returns with his latest effort Sky On Fire. Sky On Fire is the latest entry...

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...

Fruit Chan's THE MIDNIGHT AFTER Tops Hong Kong Critics Poll

The results of the 21st Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards were announced earlier today, with Fruit Chan's surreal science fiction comedy thriller The Midnight After named as Best Film of 2014. Chan was also named Best Director, while Lau...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See Johnnie To's DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 In Cinemas!

Johnnie To may be best known for his high-octane crime thrillers, but he has also achieved considerable critical and commercial success with his romantic comedies. Needing You... and Love On A Diet are prime examples, while the more recent Don't...

Asian Film Festival Of Dallas Delivers Its Lucky 13th Full Lineup

Many years ago, in the ancient year of 2006, I was fortunate enough to have the kindly overlords of ScreenAnarchy publish a few of my words regarding the Asian Film Festival of Dallas. It was the first time anyone ever...

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...

Hong Kong 2014 Review: THAT DEMON WITHIN Has Problems Throughout

Hong Kong's reigning champion of pyrotechnic mayhem continues to move outside of his comfort zone with the psychological crime drama That Demon Within, but the results fail to hit the mark as poor plotting, loose direction and an increasingly preposterous...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See Dante Lam's Latest Thriller THAT DEMON WITHIN!

Hong Kong director Dante Lam has made some solid thrillers in recent years. His latest film, That Demon Within, is one of his darkest films and sees Nick Cheung and Daniel Wu caught up in an epic battle of good...

Dante Lam's THAT DEMON WITHIN Hits US Screens Day And Date With Hong Kong Release

Heads up, fans of explosive Hong Kong action cinema! Director Dante Lam has been king of that particular hill for a few years now and with his latest effort - That Demon Within - about to premiere in Berlin anticipation...

Daniel Wu & Nick Cheung Wrestle THAT DEMON WITHIN In First Teaser

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Dante Lam's hotly anticipated action thriller That Demon Within will have its world premiere at next month's Berlin International Film Festival, Emperor Motion Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for the film as...

China Lion Takes North American And Australian / New Zealand Rights For Dante Lam's THAT DEMON WITHIN

Good news for fans of Hong Kong action maestro Dante Lam with word that China Lion has taken North American and Australia / New Zealand rights for his upcoming crime thriller That Demon Within, meaning we should see a day...

New To Netflix: THE MASTER, Australian Stop-Motion, Latin Science Fiction, And More

Another grab-bag of Netflix picks from the various territories around the world showcases the eclectic nature of the acquisitions of the service. stop-motion animation from Australia, science fiction found footage from Ecuador, P.T. Anderson's "Master" case study on the culture...

The Stack: AMERICAN HORROR STORY ASYLUM, THE EXORCIST 40TH, EUROPA REPORT, FANTASTIC VOYAGE and more...

This episode of The Stack covering October 8 releases finally sees us caught up from the huge piles of media that covered my desk while I was away at Fantastic Fest 2013. It's a good pile to! American Horror Story...