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OPERATION MEKONG Trailer Feels Like A Misfire From Dante Lam

It wasn't so long ago - just back as the 2000's rolled into double digits - that Hong Kong's Dante Lam made the transition from being a journeyman jobbing director into one of the world's finest purveyors of large scale,...

TEN YEARS Named Best Film At Hong Kong Film Awards As PORT OF CALL Wins Big

The 35th Hong Kong Film Awards have just been announced at a star-studded ceremony at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. 18 competitive categories were contested, with Philip Yung’s gritty crime thriller Port Of Call sweeping the board, winning a total...

THE ASSASSIN Leads Asian Film Awards With 9 Nominations

Nominations for the 10th Asian Film Awards were announced today in Hong Kong, and Hou Hsiao Hsien's wuxia drama The Assassin unsurprisingly leads the pack with 9 nominations. Appearing in the Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Supporting...

Acclaimed Chinese Crime Flick MR. SIX Rolls Out This Weekend, Check Out The Latest Fabulous Trailer!

Widely praised on the festival circuit - having hit both Venice and Toronto on its successful run - Guan Hu's slick Chinese crime film Mr. Six hits Chinese screens on December 24th with China Lion releasing the picture day and...

Adam Wong And Nick Cheung Bookend Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2015

One of the biggest events on Hong Kong's film festival calendar - the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - has revealed its full line-up, which will open on 28 October with She Remembers, He Forgets, the new film from Adam...

Cameras Roll On Dante Lam's OPERATION MEKONG

Distribution Workshop announced today the start of shooting on Dante Lam's latest action drama. Kicking off in Thailand, Operation Mekong reunites the director once more with Taiwanese leading man Eddie Peng, whom he has previously worked with on box office...

China Lion Bringing ONLY YOU, THE WASTED TIMES And MR. SIX To N.America & Australia

Great news for fans of mainstream cinema from the Chinese mainland, as China Lion Film Distribution has announced the acquisition of a trio of upcoming films featuring a host of A-list talent. Tang Wei (Lust, Caution, Blackhat) and Liao Fan (Silver...

Tsui Hark Talks THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN In Exclusive Interview Clip

Director Tsui Hark is a master and a big screen icon in his own time so when he sets to talking about his new projects, we like to listen. So with his latest effort, The Taking Of Tiger Mountain, freshly...

Win THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN From Well Go USA And ScreenAnarchy

Well Go USA and ScreenAnarchy are partnering up to offer our lucky readers one of three Blu-ray copies of Tsui Hark's latest film, The Taking of Tiger Mountain! Our man in Hong Kong, James Marsh, really enjoyed the film and...

Review: THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN, A Wartime Epic With A Sense Of Adventure

Tsui Hark scores a resounding success with his spirited adaptation of classic adventure novel Tracks in the Snowy Forest. Again exploring the visual possibilities of 3D, while eschewing the typically austere tone of most wartime epics, The Taking of Tiger...

Trailer Alert! Tsui Hark's THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN Opening In US On January 2

The Taking of Tiger Mountain, the latest film from the iconic Tsui Hark, has found distribution in the USA through Well Go USA. The deal, brokered within the last few days, puts the film on US screens in record time...

THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN: Watch The First Trailer For Tsui Hark's Latest

Iconic director Tsui Hark will unleash his latest period set action epic on Chinese cinemas this Christmas and the first trailer has arrived to whet the appetite. And, yes, fans will be positively drooling over this one.Set in the 1940's...

First Teaser For Tsui Hark's THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN 3D Reveals A Tiger And A Mountain

Touted as one of the year's biggest Chinese film's, Tsui Hark's 3D epic The Taking Of Tiger Mountain is set for a 24 December release date in mainland China - one of the year's most hotly contested release windows.Based on...

Full Schedule Of Dallas IFF 2013 Has Been Unleashed! TAI CHI HERO! MUD! ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP! And Much More!

With opening night a mere three weeks away on April 4th, the Dallas International Film Festival has officially unveiled its full line-up for 2013, and it's a cracker! There are too many titles to talk about them all, however, there...

Review: BACK TO 1942 Epically Documents an Important Chapter in Modern History

Feng Xiaogang is perhaps China's most clever commercial film director. Reportedly having never directed a film that failed to make a handsome profit, he has had a string of huge local box office hits in recent years, including 2007's Assembly, 2008's If...

China Lion Launches Feng's 1942 in North America

China Lion Film Distribution has announced it will release Chinese epic 1942 day-and-date with China on 30 November. The film, directed by box office golden boy Feng Xiaogang (Assembly, Aftershock, If You Are The One), and starring Hollywood A-listers Adrien...

Adrien Brody and Tim Robbins Despair in Trailer for Feng Xiaogang's BACK TO 1942

Feng Xiaogang, the mainland Chinese director responsible for such epics as Aftershock and Assembly, as well as the blockbusting romantic drama If You Are The One and its sequel, seems determined not to be outdone by fellow countryman Zhang Yimou,...