Tag: malaysia

Far East Film Festival 20 to Open with STEEL RAIN, CROSSROADS: ONE TWO JAGA

The Far East Film Festival launches its 20th edition on 20 April with Netflix’s South Korean spy thriller Steel Rain, playing for the very first time on the big screen. The world premiere of Namron’s Malaysian drama Crossroads: One Two...

The KL SPECIAL FORCE Follows The Path Of All Special Forces And Blows Shit Up Real Good

Malaysia has been undergoing something of an action movie renaissance in recent years. And not just any style of action movie ... while most SE Asian countries have tended to turn to the relative cost certainties of martial arts action...

TOMBIRUO: Malaysian Hero Protects The Jungle

If the premise for Seth Larney and Nasir Jani's Tombiruo brings a certain lord of the jungle to mind - albeit with a modern twist - well, you're not the only one. Adapted from a novel by Ramlee Awang Murshid...

NANG: The Best Film Magazine You're Not Reading

The printed word is dead. That’s what we have been told. It’s too expensive, cumbersome and environmentally unfriendly, especially when we have the internet, with its limitless word counts and instantaneous editing functions. Film criticism is dead too. Nobody wants...

J REVOLUSI: Things Go Boom In Full Trailer For Malaysian Action Flick

It was back in November that we shared the first teaser for Zul Azhar's upcoming Malaysian action film J Revolusi, noting at the time that this looks to be the latest in an impressive run of local market action films...

Malaysia Delivers Large Scale Action With J.REVOLUSI

Heads up, fans of Asian action films because upcoming Malaysian effort looks to be one you'll want to keep an eye out for. Zul Azhar directs Zul Ariffin, Izara Aishah, Fazura, Farid Kamil, Azad Jazmin, Iedil Putra, Peter Davis and...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: INTERCHANGE Trailer Debuts an Unsettling Supernatural Noir

The first full trailer for Dain Said's Interchange gave me shivers, even though it's quite warm where I live. The supernatural noir is entirely unsettling, at least according to the imagery, sounds, and general atmosphe of the trailer. The film...

ALIFF'S 7 DIMENSIONS: Battle Ghosts And Demons In Teaser For Malaysian Graphic Novel Adaptation

[Updated with a second, full trailer.] Malaysia is taking what looks to be a fairly significant step into CGI driven urban fantasy with Faisal Ishak's upcoming adaptation of popular graphic novel Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi (or Aliff's 7 Dimensions). It's...

INTERCHANGE: International Poster Art Arrives For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

We've been keeping an eye on Malaysian director Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange for quite some time here and with word coming that the film will have its world premiere at Locarno's Piazza Grande - one of the world's...

INTERCHANGE: The Colors And Feathers Dazzle In First Trailer For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

It was only the beginning of the month that we shared some stills from Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange. Lo and behold the film is at the market in Cannes and we have a teaser trailer to share with...

INTERCHANGE: First Stills From Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

Malaysian genre auteur Dain Said (Bunohan) returns with his latest effort - the supernaturally tinged crime noir Interchange - and with Cannes just around the corner we've got the first stills from the film to share. And these are some...

Watch The Slick Trailer For Malaysian Musical Thriller MIRIP

Coming soon in Malaysia is musical thriller Mirip, a film that clearly draws on the nation's Indian influences with its bright colors and slick production design. Details - at least in English - are quite scarce but the first trailer...

Watch The Ultra Slick Trailer For Malaysian Action POLIS EVO

Malaysia has been steadily upping their game when it comes to action films in recent years with a strong of glossy, high budget efforts making big waves at the local box office. And I think it's fair to say that...

Malaysian Thriller FULL THROTTLE Bags FURIOUS 7 DP Stephen Windon To Direct

Stephen Windon, the Australian cinematographer best known for his work on the Fast & Furious franchise, has been announced as the director of Full Throttle, a Malaysian-based action thriller produced by DragonSlate Media.This will mark the directorial debut for Windon,...

The Director Of BUNOHAN Returns With Supernatural Noir INTERCHANGE. Take A Look Behind The Scenes!

Malaysia's Dain Said won much love in these parts with his action-drama Bunohan, a compelling fusion of arthouse craft with pulpy crime elements that ultimately took Said and his creation to top level festivals around the globe and marking him...

Things Go Bump In The Trailer For James Lee's SUNTI @ FACEBOOK

It was all the way back in December of 2012 that ScreenAnarchy wrote about prolific Malaysian director James Lee wrapping principal photography on his teen horror film Sunti @ Facebook. We posted a gallery of behind the scenes shots at...

Enter Malaysia's Most Haunted House With VILLA NABILA

While the format may be overly familiar there's something undeniably effective going on in the trailer for director Syafiq Yusof's Villa Nabila. Presented as a documentary purporting to explore the true stories behind a notorious haunted house in Johor, Malaysia...

Malaysia's Lizard Powered Hero Returns In CICAKMAN 3 Teaser

Though Marvel and DC may dominate the superhero conversation around the world there are at least a handful of prominent regional heroes in play as well, few of whom have reached the level of success of Malaysia's Cicakman. The lizard...

Five Flavours 2014 Review: IN THE DARK, A Ridiculous Mess Of A Horror Film

If there's one thing that may help the viewers at least partially understand why In The Dark is such a poorly executed and totally un-scary horror (or rather an accidental comedy masquerading as a supernatural horror), it's the following story:...

Be Charmed By The Trailer For Malaysian Quasi-SciFi Comedy NOVA (TERBAIK DARI LANGIT)

It was just last year that we first came across the work of Malaysia's Nik Amir Mustapha and we immediately knew that he was one of us. The occasion was his debut film, a genre mashing drama titled Kil that...