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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...

BIG BAD WOLVES, THE BATTERY, DOOMSDAYS And More Join Dark Bridges Lineup!

Good news if you happen to find yourself in Saskatoon between September 26th and 29th! The Dark Bridges Film Festival has (kind of) formally announced the first wave of titles in this year's lineup. Joining the previously announced Resolution and Bushido...

Watch An Exclusive Clip From Johnnie To's DRUG WAR

With Johnnie To's Drug War now on the big screen in New York City with expansions to LA coming this week and further markets to follow ScreenAnarchy is happy to present an exclusive clip from the latest offering from the...

Review: DRUG WAR Takes The Battle To Mainland China

Fans of Johnnie To's violent action films should have a good time with Drug War, which features some masterfully made high-octane entertainment. Heroic cops battle villainous thugs and it all looks slick and stylish. Is it a classic? Probably not....

A Short But Sweet Talk With Johnnie To About DRUG WAR

Last week, the famous Hong Kong director Johnnie To visited Toronto at the invitation of TIFF, to participate in the A Century of Chinese Cinema programme running at TIFF Bell Lightbox. One of the films shown there was his new...

Johnnie To's DRUG WAR Poster Premiere

Johnnie To's Drug War arrives in New York theaters July 26 before spreading to LA August 2 and additional markets August 9th from WellGo USA and Variance Films, and ScreenAnarchy is proud to debut the new US poster for the...

NYAFF 2013 Announces Jay Chou's THE ROOFTOP Plus 22 More Titles

The annual celebration of cinematic goodness that is the New York Asian Film Festival has announced that Jay Chou's The Rooftop will serve as the closing night presentation. They've also announced a raft of premieres and salutes. Here's more from...

Hey, Australia! Win A Double Pass to DRUG WAR! [Updated]

Drug War, the latest from Hong Kong legend Johnnie To opens today in selected cinemas.Our very favorable review of this blistering action thriller can be found here.To get your hands on one of five in-season double passes, simple email Kwenton@screenanarchy.com with your...

Review: DRUG WAR Supplies High-Octane Entertainment

For a good time, go see Johnnie To's latest film Drug War, which features some masterfully made high-octane entertainment. Heroic cops battle villainous thugs and it all looks slick and stylish. Is it a classic? Probably not. Did I like...

Latest Trailer For Johnnie To's DRUG WAR Shoots To The Beat.

More ultra-violent action from Johnnie To's first mainland China-shot action film, Drug War (Duzhan), in the latest trailer. Holy heck this is violent stuff. Thank you, Mr. To. Set in Jinshan, China, Timmy Choi, a cold-hearted drug dealer, crashes his...

Johnnie To's DRUG WAR Spreading To US, France And Beyond

Johnnie To's Drug War has been picked up by Well Go USA for distribution in North America, according to Variety. The film has also sold to distributors Metropolitan (France) and Discovery (former Yugoslavia), with deals in 11 more territories expected...

IFFR 2013 Review: Johnnie To's DRUG WAR Is Here To Wake Us All Up

(Johnnie To is the drug for me...) The International Film Festival Rotterdam has a great reputation for including loads of Asian content in its catalogue each year. The modified line-ups of recent years have not changed this, although the big...

Watch A New, Ultra Violent Trailer For Johnnie To's DRUG WAR

Okay, Asian action fans, here comes director Johnnie To doing what he does best: Gritty yet stylish action. To's Drug War is billed as the director's first action film shot in the Chinese mainland, a fact that had many wondering...

Johnnie To Declares A DRUG WAR In New Teaser

After stepping away from the frantic directing pace of the past several years while also favoring romantic comedies as two of his last three directorial efforts, Hong Kong action maestro Johnnie To is coming back in a big way over...

US Trailer For Zhang Yimou's A WOMAN, A GUN AND A NOODLE SHOP

Last we we ran the US poster for Zhang Yimou's remake of the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple promising that it would soon be followed by a domestic trailer. And soon is now.Released as A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle...