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Review: MONSTER HUNT 2, Tony Leung and Wuba for the Win

Wuba, the radish-shaped heir to the monster throne, is in trouble again, but this time Tony Leung Chiu Wai is on hand to protect him in Raman Hui’s big budget sequel, Monster Hunt 2. Bai Baihe and Jing Boran reprise...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See MONSTER HUNT 2 in Cinemas

The much anticipated sequel to China's 2015 box office hit Monster Hunt is coming to Australia on Chinese New Year Day. Directed by Raman Hui (Monster Hunt, Shrek The Third) and starring Tony Leung Chiu-wai alongside original cast members Bai...

New York Asian 2017 Interview: MAD WORLD Director Wong Chun Challenges Misconceptions of Mental Illness

For his first feature film, director Wong Chun decided to shine a spotlight on the serious topic of mental illness, and one Hong Kong family’s struggle to cope. The project generated such momentum that both of its stars, Shaun Yue,...

New York Asian 2017 Interview: Legend Eric Tsang on Giving Back and Revitalising Hong Kong Cinema

One of the true legends of Hong Kong cinema, Eric Tsang has made more than 250 films in a career spanning over 40 years that shows no sign of stopping.     Tsang came to the New York Asian Film...

Hong Kong Cinema's Fresh New Wave

Trivisa was a big winner at this year’s Hong Kong Film Awards but judging by the number of new talents whose films were nominated and awarded, the Hong Kong film industry was perhaps the biggest winner of all, as a...

You Won't Want To Leave THE VILLAGE OF NO RETURN. Check The Trailer For The Martial Arts Comedy!

Shu Qi, Wang Qianyuan and Eric Tsang anchor the cast of Chen Yu-Hsun's upcoming Taiwanese martial arts comedy The Village Of No Return and based on the sheer quality and charm of the international trailer this is one village you...

INFERNAL AFFAIRS Heads to Amazon via THE DEPARTED

Ten years ago, Martin Scorsese's somewhat ungainly The Departed took flight from Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's terrific thriller Infernal Affairs, eventually earning Scorsese his long overdue first Academy Award. Now a new version is heading to the Amazon streaming...

SKIPTRACE: Jackie Chan And Johnny Knoxville Take The Long Way To Hong Kong In New Trailer

Jackie Chan has been trying to break into the Hollywood mainstream for decades, with wavering results. The best efforts always come when he partners up with an American co-star, with Chris Tucker and Owen Wilson fulfilling those duties in the...

MONSTER HUNT's Raman Hui On Live Actors Vs The Gingerbread Man And How Shrek Helped Him Make China's Biggest Box Office Hit

Having worked on the Antz and Shrek for his DreamWorks alma mater, director Raman Hui knows a thing about monster hits. Still, Hui could not have been prepared to make China's biggest box office hit of all time with Monster...

Tragedy On Set Of Jackie Chan's SKIPTRACE As Cameraman Drowns

Tragedy has struck the production of Jackie Chan star vehicle Skiptrace with reports from the South China Morning Post stating that a boat carrying the crew of the Renny Harlin directed picture has capsized off the coast of Lantau Island...

SKIPTRACE: Harlin, Chan, And A Little Bingbing Come Together In Action Comedy

I was just thinking the other day, "Man. It has been some time since I saw Jackie Chan get paired up with a wise-cracking Gweilo". And then it got me to thinking, "Man. It has been a while since I...

Hong Kong 2014 Review: ABERDEEN Is Pang Ho Cheung's Most Mature Work Yet

Pang Ho Cheung delivers a beautifully observed portrait of a modern Hong Kong family that fuses social commentary with fantastical imagery and his trademark cheeky humour to wonderful effect.In a notable shift in tone from his recent successes, Hong Kong...

Well Go USA: Watch MAN FROM NOWHERE, LEGEND OF THE FIST And More For Free

Here is a spot of good news if you like to watch titles that have been popular with the ScreenAnarchy crowd. Our friends at Well Go USA have started to release some of their titles for free on their website....

Pang Ho Cheung Comes Home In First ABERDEEN Trailer

After a dalliance on the mainland in his hugely successful sequel Love In The Buff, Hong Kong's Pang Ho Cheung has returned home for his latest directorial endeavour, Aberdeen - a comedy-drama focusing on three generations of one family as...

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...

Seann William Scott Rounds Out Cast Of SKIPTRACE With Jackie Chan And Fan Bingbing

The cast of upcoming Jackie Chan action comedy Skiptrace is now complete with word that Seann William Scott will join the iconic action star and Fan Bingbing in the US / China co-production. Scott will play an American gambler recruited...

Review: IP MAN - THE FINAL FIGHT Displays Both Humility and Strength

Herman Yau directs Anthony Wong in this low-key but enjoyable drama focusing on the twilight years of Ip Man's life. Less an action movie than a love letter to 1950s Hong Kong, the film nevertheless cements the man's position as...

Fantasia 2013: Six Titles From This Year's Lineup Now On iTunes Canada

If you have not been able to make it out to Fantasia this year, six films that played at the fest are now available to watch via iTunes Canada. Scroll down to find links to our coverage of the films...

NYAFF 2013 Interview: Herman Yau And Erica Li Talk IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT

Director Herman Yau and screenwriter Erica Li were in New York this past month to attend the North American premiere of their film Ip Man: The Final Fight. Our own Diva Velez was fortunate enough to sit down with them...

The Asian Film Festival of Dallas Unveils First Titles: IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT, TOKYO STORY, CHITTAGONG, & More

Just a few days ago the 12th annual edition of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas announced its first titles to the world. I'm a little bit behind in getting the announcement, but hopefully my enthusiasm will be infectious enough...