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Review: THE GUILLOTINES Dulls Its Blade

It has been a long and bumpy road for Peter Chan, getting his new production of The Guillotines to the big screen. First announced back in 2009 with Hong Kong's man-of-the-moment Dante Lam at the helm, Teddy Chen then took...

Watch THE GUILLOTINES In Action In Exclusive Clip

Andrew Lau's Hong Kong action picture The Guillotines hits VOD platforms across the US today in advance of a June 14th theatrical release from WellGo USA and ScreenAnarchy has an exclusive clip to share from the film. During the Manchurian-ruled...

Hey, Australia! Win Tickets To See THE GUILLOTINES In The Cinema

Thanks to our friends at Dream Movie Australia, we have FIVE double passes for the latest Chinese action blockbuster The Guillotines to give away for our Australian readers! It is the latest film from the producer of Wu Xia and...

Review: THE GUILLOTINES Fails To Make The Cut

It has been a long and bumpy road for Peter Chan, getting his new production of The Guillotines to the big screen. First announced back in 2009 with Hong Kong's man-of-the-moment Dante Lam at the helm, Teddy Chen then took...

THE GUILLOTINES Fly In Two New Trailers

What's this? New trailers for Andrew Lau's The Guillotines? Ones that actually include the titular weapon - a flying guillotine - in action? Plus large scale destruction, gorgeous cinematography and promises of plenty more where this all came from.During the...

THE GUILLOTINES Fly In First Proper Teaser

It has been a long and winding road for Peter Chan produced action film The Guillotines to make it to the big screen. The project - which started as a remake of 1976 film Master Of The Flying Guillotine before...

A Smoky Still From Andrew Lau's THE GUILLOTINES

International sales of Andrew Lau's upcoming The Guillotines have been brisk and in a press release announcing this fact sales agents We Distribution included a brand new still from the picture, which you can see above.We Distribution continues to seal...

AFM 2011: Get Your First Look At Andrew Lau's Flying Guillotine

A project that began life as a remake of Wong Cheuk-hon's 1976 wuxia film Master Of The Flying Guillotine before morphing in to something slightly different, there has been a great deal of drama behind the scenes of the Peter...

[UPDATED WITH WINNERS] Win A Copy Of BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS On DVD From Indomina

Indomina Releasing will unleash their DVD edition of Hong Kong martial arts drama Bodyguards And Assassins on July 26th and they are giving away five free copies to lucky ScreenAnarchy readers."5 hours, 13 blocks.To save a nation's future, they must...

Go Behind The Scenes With The Villain Of BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS

Indomina Releasing will be dropping their DVD issue of Teddy Chen's Bodyguards And Assassins on to US shelves on July 26th. As a bit of a tease for the upcoming release they have just launched a behind the scenes interview...

Andrew Lau Takes Over Directing Duties On THE GUILLOTINES

Peter Chan produced martial arts picture The Guillotines is now on to its third director before shooting a single frame.In development since 2009 with Beast Stalker director Dante Lam originally attached to direct, The Guillotines began life as a remake...

THE GUILLOTINES Slides Into Turmoil

The Peter Chan produced Chinese action film The Guillotines appears to be in danger. Already long delayed the picture has now been suspended completely, just weeks before active production was slated to finally begin.Originally announced as a remake of classic...

U.S. rights for 'Bodyguards and Assassins' goes to Indomina!

Indomina is just rolling along picking up HK flicks for U.S. distribution. Their most recent acquisition is Bodyguards and Assassins. Boasting a large ensemble cast with impressive production values it has played at numerous festivals in North America but will...

FanTasia 2010: Bodyguards and Assassins

It is 1906 in Hong Kong and democratic activist Chen Xiao-Bai [Tony Leung Ka-Fai] receives word that friend and revolutionary figure Sun Yat-Sen will be visiting Hong Kong to meet with other activist leaders about overthrowing the Qing government. The government...

NYAFF 2010: Another Take on BODYGUARDS & ASSASSINS

[Our thanks to Aaron Krasnov for the following review. Bodyguards and Assassins screens once more this coming afternoon, at 1:00 at the Walter Reade theater. Click here to buy tickets! ]Bodyguards and Assassins is a long winded, melodramatic period epic...

NYAFF 2010: BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS Review

Bodyguards and Assassins will be screening along with its making-of documentary, Development Hell on Sunday, June 27th, and later on June 29th. As a bonus, Simon Yam will be in attendance for the 6/27 screening. Buy tickets here! For much...

BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS on UK DVD and Blu-ray

Teddy Chen's period action movie, Bodyguards and Assassins, has continued its stellar run of award successes, recently winning the audience award at the Terracotta Far East Film Festival in London. Nonetheless, opinion hasn't been wholly positive, as a brief flick...

BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS: Review

Ever since the success of "Hero" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", China and Hong Kong have been upping the productions scales of their flagship films little by little. Over a period of 10 years time they've succeeded in producing subsequently...

BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS on BluRay and DVD!

Teddy Chen's Bodyguards And Assassins has been inspiring lust in martial arts fans for nearly a year now and with the film a huge hit on theatrical release throughout Hong Kong and China the time has come for the rest...

BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS Review

Those expecting a period action epic in a similar vein to last year's IP MAN may be left wanting by Teddy Chen's BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS. Where Wilson Yip's film happily traded historical accuracy for fighting opportunities, Chen has chosen...