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Review: MASTER Z: IP MAN LEGACY, What's Wrong With Vengeance

Wire-fu master Yuen Woo-ping directs Max Zhang in a superlative martial arts action drama, also starring Michelle Yeoh and Dave Bautista.

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See MASTER Z and AIRPOCALYPSE in Cinemas!

To celebrate the Festive Season, Magnum Films and Screen Anarchy are giving you the chance to win double passes for Max Zhang’s Ip Man spin-off film Master Z, in which he stars alongside Dave Bautista, Michelle Yeoh and Tony Jaa;...

Beyond Fest 2017 Presents Triple Threat: A Night with Jackie Chan

Fans of HK and action cinema legend Jackie Chan in the Los Angeles area have reason to rejoice as Beyond Fest has announced a very special one night event one week from this Friday. Jackie Chan will attend a triple...

Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 5

2010’s In my previous article there was a comment regarding a film that I had left out. I apologise in advance if there are any films that I miss out. This may be due to me simply forgetting or just...

Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 6

It would turn out that Enthiran wouldn’t be the only Indian film that Yuen Woo Ping would work on. He would go on to create the fight scenes for the romantic thriller I (2014). Although it does have some well...

Trieste 2016 Review: MORGAN is an Inconsistent Mess

A trend I began to notice a few years ago with much of Hollywood film (and some independent American cinema as well) was a sore lack of good scripts. Not even outstanding ones, just good scripts with good dialogue and...

Interview: Yuen Woo Ping, a TRUE LEGEND

Yuen Woo Ping, an influential filmmaker best known for his work in action choreography, is responsible for some of the most memorable fight scenes in the history of cinema. In Chinese-speaking countries, his work has earned him the title of...

MORGAN Trailer: Familiar Thriller Territory, And Yet...

Every fiber of my being wants to resist Morgan. It looks so familiar: an isolated facility, a scientific experiment that goes wrong, man tampering with things he ought not. But then the actors show up: Kate Mara, Toby Jones, Jennifer...

MECHANIC: RESURRECTION Trailer Goes Full-Bore Ridiculous

Back in 2011, Jason Statham starred in The Mechanic, a remake that bore little more than surface resemblance to the 1972 original starring Charles Bronson as a different type of assassin. Statham now returns in a sequel to the remake,...

Review: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY Should Have Stayed Hidden

In regards to this Netflix original, setting the bar impossibly low barely helped tolerate the arduous two-part viewing experience of this martial-arts mess. Sullying Ang Lee’s beautiful vision of the vintage source material, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny...

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON 2 Trailer Is A Bit Of A Mess

There are a lot of traps you can walk into when making a sequel to a beloved film fifteen years later. A lot of them. And while I was hopeful that the Yuen Woo-ping directed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword...

Donnie Yen Returning To The US For English-Language NOODLE MAN

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Donnie Yen will be making a return to the US to star in a new English-language film titled 'Noodle Man'. He will play an ex-cop from China who now runs a noodle shop in New...

CROUCHING TIGER Sequel Will Hit Netflix And Some Imax Cinemas Same Day

The moviegoing experience will change even more come next August. Netflix and The Weinstein Co. have just announced that they will release the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon simultaneously on Netflix and select Imax screens around the world, according...

Review: THE LADY fights an incredibly personal battle

French director Luc Besson has been responsible for bringing numerous dramatic adventures to the big screen centring around strong female protagoinsts battling insurmountable odds. But even for the director of NIKITA, THE MESSENGER and THE ADVENTURES OF ADELE BLANC-SEC, the...

Luc Besson's THE LADY Is Torn Between Family And Country In Second Trailer

As the release date approach near, Europacorp has unveiled a second trailer and two clips for Luc Besson's Aung San Suu Kyi biopic The Lady with Michelle Yeoh in the lead role that have audience at the AFI Fest 2011...

Michelle Yeoh is Aung San Suu Kyi in Full Trailer for THE LADY

  After a rousing debut at Toronto, a full trailer for Luc Besson's Aung San Suu Kyi biopic The Lady has just dropped. The film stars Michelle Yeoh as the Burmese democracy advocate with David Thewlis at her side as...

First trailer for Luc Besson's THE LADY sees Michelle Yeoh inspire a nation.

Aung San Suu Kyi has been a political figure and prisoner for most of her life. Educated at Oxford University in England, she returned to her motherland of Burma in 1988 to lead the pro-democracy movement against the country's military...

First Footage From THE LADY With Luc Besson Interview

CNN has posted a video interview with director Luc Besson talking about his latest film The Lady, a biopic drama based on pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.  The video contains a brief footage from the trailer followed by a...

Contest: Win a bunch of awesome REIGN OF ASSASSINS samurai sword umbrellas! (Australia only)

This is an awesome one. Courtesy of our very good pals at Dangerfield and Madman, who will be releasing Reign of Assassins in Australia on DVD and Bluray 22/06.You can be sporting a seriously kick-ass samurai-umbrella. What does that mean exactly? Well see the...

The brilliant REIGN OF ASSASSINS gets an Aussie release!

Madman are going to release Reign of Assassins on DVD and Bluray on the 22nd of June. This is great news as Reign of Assassins is one of my favorite films of last year and has definitely not received the undue attention...