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Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies of 2017 Part 1

As we hit the halfway point of the year, it is time to look back over the past six months, specifically the cinematic offerings from Asia. This year’s crop of new releases has been a mixed bunch, with precious few...

Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies of 2016 Part 1

With the first half of 2016 now in the can, it’s time to take my customary glance back over the Asian cinematic offerings from the past six months. There have been an encouraging number of successes in 2016, as well...

Herman Yau Exposes Asian Sex Tourism In First SARA Trailer

Herman Yau has come a long way since the exploitation days of The Untold Story and Ebola Syndrome. Recent years have seen him score hits with a pair of ip Man action dramas - The Legend Is Born: Ip Man...

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...

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...

Watch An Exclusive Clip From IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT

Screening at the New York Asian Film Festival on June 30th, director Herman Yau's Ip Man: The Final Fight puts a cap on Yau's string of Ip Man films with Anthony Wong playing the character this time out as the...

Well Go Nabs Donnie Yen's ICEMAN & Anthony Wong's IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT For North America

In case you were wondering if Well Go ever has plans on slowing down, I think it's safe to say that the answer is a resounding "no". The Texas-based company announced today that it has acquired all North American rights...

HKIFF 2013 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...

Get a Glimpse Behind the Scenes of IP MAN: FINAL FIGHT

It is only a matter of a few days now until the 37th Hong Kong International Film Festival gets underway, with Herman Yau's Ip Man: Final Fight opening proceedings on Sunday 17 March. Starring Anthony Wong as the legendary wing...

Second Trailer For Herman Yau's IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT

With the recent announcement of Herman Yau's martial arts semi-biopic Ip Man: The Final Fight opening the 37th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Emperor Motion Pictures has posted the second trailer to commemorate the occasion. Compared to the previous trailer,...

First Trailer For Herman Yau's IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT

Director Herman Yau reunites with The Untold Story actor Anthony Wong in Ip Man: The Final Fight. The semi-biopic is the follow-up to Yau's The Legend Is Born: Ip Man, and while the first film focused on his early life,...

Review: LOVE LIFTING lacks both weight and strength

While prolific director Herman Yau has made a name for himself around the world for his grotesque and confrontational horror movies, as well as a string of hard-edged crime thrillers, he wouldn't be most people's first choice to helm a...