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BLIND MASSAGE Takes Top Honours At 9th Asian Film Awards

Lou Ye's Blind Massage was named Best Film at the 9th Asian Film Awards, which were announced at a star-studded ceremony at The Venetian in Macau last night. The film also won the Best Cinematographer award. Jiang Wen's glitzy...

Morelia 2014: Final Wave Of Films Includes BIRDMAN, GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE, THE GREEN INFERNO, And Much More

The Morelia International Film Festival announced the final details for its 12th edition, which kicks off next Friday (October 17). It is overall a really impressive lineup and - as usual - Morelia will be premiering in Mexico some of...

Udine 2014 Review: BLACK COAL, THIN ICE Is A Cold, Compelling Crime Drama

This year's surprise Golden Bear winner at Berlin is a bleak, yet engrossing whodunnit set in the wintry climes of Northern China.For his third feature film, writer-director Diao Yinan (Uniform, Night Train) evokes both Hollywood procedurals and European arthouse cinema...

First Trailer For Berlin Golden Bear Winner BLACK COAL, THIN ICE

Diao Yinan's Black Coal, Thin Ice, the biggest surprise of this year's Berlinale, finally gets its first Chinese-language trailer. The film basically came out of nowhere and won two major awards at the festival - Golden Bear for Best Film...

Diao Yinan's BLACK COAL, THIN ICE Leads Berlin 2014 Winners

Black Coal, Thin Ice - a mainland Chinese murder mystery from director Diao Yinan (Night Train) - has won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival, as well as the Silver Bear for Best Actor...

Berlinale 2014: Exclusive Photo From Serial Killer Drama BLACK COAL, THIN ICE

Heading soon to its world premiere in a competition slot at the 2014 Berlinale, Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo) follows "a down-and-out detective and his successful protégée who reunite to tackle a cold case and catch a...

New Stills and Character Posters for Charlie Young's CHRISTMAS ROSE

Set to hit screens later this year, Christmas Rose sees Hong Kong actress Charlie Young step behind the camera for the first time to direct Aaron Kwok, Gwei Lun Mei and Chang Chen in a high-stakes legal thriller. Gwei plays...

Teaser For Charlie Young's Directorial Debut CHRISTMAS ROSE

Hong Kong actress Charlie Young, star of Ashes of Time, Seven Swords and most recently Cold War, is soon to unveil Christmas Rose, her directorial debut. Produced by Tsui Hark and Jacob Cheung, and starring Aaron Kwok, Gwei Lun Mei,...

Blu-ray Review: OCEAN HEAVEN

Ocean Heaven is not the kind of film I normally go for. This film is a tearjerker, the kind of film that would have my wife weeping openly at the predetermined beats, just as the director intended. I tend to...

LOVE IN SPACE Review

Following up last year's HOT SUMMER DAYS, directors Tony Chan and Wing Shya return with LOVE IN SPACE, another ensemble romantic comedy featuring a host of exceptionally good-looking people playing out cripplingly clichéd tales of love for our entertainment. Co-financed...

OCEAN HEAVEN Review

Jet Li finally appears to be making good on his promise to retire from martial arts filmmaking with this small-scale tearjerker that is notably devoid of anything approaching action. Li plays Wang, a maintenance man at an Ocean Park-style...

Jet Li holds back Fast Kicks for Fatherly Love in OCEAN HEAVEN

Yep, you read the headline correctly.  In the upcoming Chinese drama Ocean Heaven (海洋天堂), action star Jet Li will perform no martial arts whatsoever.  On the contrary, Li took a pay-cut to his usual high salary for a rare opportunity...