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Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See PROJECT GUTENBERG in Cinemas!

Chow Yun Fat and Aaron Kwok team up in Project Gutenberg, a crime thriller directed by Felix Chong, co-writer of the Infernal Affairs trilogy and co-director of the Overheard franchise. It tells the story of the Hong Kong police taking...

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...

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...

NY Asian 2014 Interview: Alan Mak And Felix Chong Talk OVERHEARD 3 And The Progression Of Hong Kong Film

Having achieved cinematic success both separately and as a team, Alan Mak and Felix Chong came to the New York Asian Film Festival to introduce their latest codirecting collaboration, the cyber-surveillance thriller, OVERHEARD 3. I sat down for a chat...

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...

Lots Of New Character Posters For OVERHEARD 3

Felix Chong and Alan Mak are getting ready to unleash the third in their Overheard series of audio surveillance thrillers, and have just released these images of their rogues gallery. The previous films did not follow the same characters, and...

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 2012 Review: THE LOST BLADESMAN, Forthright in Both Action & Drama

With its New York premiere happening this Saturday, July 7 as part of the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival, we now revisit James Marsh's review from April 2011.It has been almost a decade since director Alan Mak and then-screenwriter...

Lionsgate Announces Andrew Lau's INFERNAL AFFAIRS On Blu-ray November 15th

This is definitely welcome news from Lionsgate, who are knocking it out of the park lately with Blu-ray announcements. Today's good news from LG comes in the form of a Blu-ray release of Andrew Lau's Infernal Affairs coming on November...

OVERHEARD 2 Review

From a narrative point of view, Felix Chong & Alan Mak's OVERHEARD 2 is a sequel in name only to their underwhelming 2009 thriller. They assemble the same heavyweight cast of Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo and Daniel Wu, and...

THE LOST BLADESMAN Blu-ray Review

Edko Films Ltd. has released Felix Chong & Alan Mak's period action epic THE LOST BLADESMAN on DVD and Blu-ray and given it a rather impressive looking HD scrub-up for home viewers. The story of revered warrior and tactician-turned-godlike symbol...

The boys are back (sort of) in OVERHEARD 2

Back in 2009 Alan Mak and Felix Chong, assisted by producer Derek Yee, assembled an A-list cast to die-for for their lofty surveillance thriller OVERHEARD. While Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo and Daniel Wu all put in solid turns, the...

THE LOST BLADESMAN Review

It has been almost a decade since director Alan Mak and then-screenwriter Felix Chong combined forces with Andrew Lau to create the iconic crime thriller, INFERNAL AFFAIRS. Since then, Lau has cut the apron strings and Chong has graduated...

Third Trailer For THE LOST BLADESMAN, Plus See Donnie Yen Direct The Action

Hot on the heels of The Weinstein Company supposedly picking up North American sales rights to Alan Mak and Felix Chong's period set martial arts epic The Lost Bladesman, a third trailer has arrived via Mtime, containing slightly more footage. ...

The Weinstein Company Buys Rights To THE LOST BLADESMAN?

Reports are circulating throughout the Chinese media that The Weinstein Company has picked up North American sales rights to Alan Mak and Felix Chong's period set martial arts epic The Lost Bladesman. Now, the Chinese news media are notoriously unreliable...

Music Video and Making-of Video For THE LOST BLADESMAN

As the release date is approaching near, more promotional material to Alan Mak & Felix Chong's biographical martial arts film The Lost Bladesman has turned up via Mtime in the form of a music video and a behind-the-scenes video.  The...

Donnie Yen Breaks Out the Green Dragon Blade! Second Trailer For THE LOST BLADESMAN

The second trailer to Alan Mak & Felix Chong's biographical martial arts film The Lost Bladesman has turned up via Mtime and unsurprisingly (yet still awesome), it has Donnie Yen delivering some blade-slashing action as the legendary warrior, Guan...

Donnie Yen Kicks Ass In The First LOST BLADESMAN Trailer

In many ways Alan Mak and Felix Chong's The Lost Bladesman feels a bit like a lesser version of Zhang Yimou's Hero. They're clearly going for that same sort of big period epic look and have star Donnie Yen fighting...