Tag: vietnam

578 MAGNUM Trailer: Fathers, Assassins and Gangsters Aplenty in Vietnamese Action Flick

A father who is ready to hunt the whole criminal underworld down for his daughter.   Hey! This is just a reminder that when it comes to international action cinema, the country of Vietnam has chops, literally and figuratively. Case...

Blu-ray Review: BOAT PEOPLE Shows What War Leaves In Its Wake

Ann Hui's devastating 1982 portrait of postwar Vietnam and its refugees is despairingly relevant, even timely, in 2022.

Sundance 2022 Review: MAIKA, Vietnamese Kiddy Sci-Fi Charmer From Ham Tran

What if E.T. and CJ7 had a movie baby? Versatile director Ham Tran attempts to answer that question in his latest film, Maika, making its debut in the Kids section of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Tran has dipped his...

Coming Soon on Criterion: BOAT PEOPLE and MILLER'S CROSSING

Also due in February 2022: Leo McCarey's 'Love Affair' and Douglas Sirk's 'Written on the Wind.'

Friday One Sheet: DA 5 BLOODS

Netflix and Design Agency Gravillis Inc. have done yeoman's work with the series of Key Art and One Sheets for the upcoming Spike Lee Joint, Da 5 Bloods. Recently, they hired one of the best in the business, Akiko Stehrenberger,...

Review: DANGER CLOSE, Australians Wage War in Vietnam

Travis Fimmel, Luke Bracey and Richard Roxborough star; Kriv Stenders directed.

Now Streaming: FURIE, Don't Make a Vietnamese Mother Mad

Veronica Ngo Thanh Van stars; Le-Van Kiet directs.

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...

Mike Tyson Saves Vietnamese Bachelorette Party!

Yup, it's what the headline says and I'm just going to leave this here, okay?...

Review: THE HOUSEMAID, When the Dead Don't Leave You Alone

The dead are among us. Whether you believe the dead are decomposing, wandering, or haunting, they are sown into the fabric of life. Their influence varies greatly, depending upon the beliefs of the beholder. In Derek Nguyen's The Housemaid (originally...

THE HOUSEMAID Exclusive Clip: Do Ghosts Exist?

In Derek Nguyen's atmospheric -- and increasingly unsettling -- drama The Housemaid, a young woman is drawn into a world in which ghosts may exist.  Our exclusive clip sets that up. Nhung Kate has begun working at a rubber plantation...

THE HOUSEMAID Remake Nabs Oscar-Winning Writer

Heading for release in the U.S. on February 16, Derek Nguyen's The Housemaid has received positive advance acclaim. And now its planned English-language remake has nabbed an Academy Award-winning writer. First, about the original: A forbidden passion awakens vengeful spirits...

HOUSE, LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN, BAREFOOT CONTESSA and More Join Eureka in Feb/March

Eureka! Entertainment has been dropping hints about the rest of its Q1 2018 slate for a while now, but today the British label confirmed the street dates for a host of exciting new releases for their beloved Masters of Cinema...

Head Transplant Leads To Asses Kicked In Victor Vu's LOI BAO

Everyone loves a good origin story, right? That seems to be the general premise behind the structure of the ongoing wave of superhero films and in the quest to come up with a compelling origin Vietnamese director Victor Vu has...

Review: SAIGON BODYGUARDS Doesn't Phuc With The Bromance

Professional bodyguards Viên and Trịnh's latest assignment -- protecting Henry, a rich brat who becomes heir to the LeMilk company after his father's death -- will make them sweat: the funeral is not even finished before Henry is kidnapped by...

LUC VAN TIEN: TUYET DINH KUNGFU - Watch The Final Teaser And Official Trailer For Andy Long Nguyen's Thrilling Martial Arts Lead Debut

It's been a few months since Happy Entertainment began teasing director Hoang Phuc's latest, Luc Van Tien: Tuyet Dinh Kungfu. As such, with two teasers long past, a third teaser arrived this week along with an official trailer that guarantees...

Second SAIGON BODYGUARDS Trailer Delivers More Action, More Story, Less Clothing

It was just over a week ago that we shared the first trailer for the Canada / Korea / Vietnamese produced action comedy Saigon Bodyguards. And while the involvement of the producer of Hobo With A Shotgun was certainly a...

SAIGON BODYGUARDS Trailer Delivers Action Comedy Energy

Upcoming action-comedy is a curiously international affair. Produced by Canada's Rhombus Media - backers of Antiviral and Hobo With A Shotgun - with the backing of Korean giant CJ Entertainment - who are increasingly active in Vietnam - with JApanese...

Vietnamese Fairy Tale Gets A Glossy Adaptation With TẤM CÁM: CHUYỆN CHƯA KỂ

Best known around these parts for her key roles in Vietnamese action films The Rebel and Clash - both opposite screen fighter Johnny Tri Nguyen - singer, model and actress Veronica Ngo (Ngo Thanh Van) is adding 'director' to her...

FAN CUONG: Watch The Full Trailer For Vietnamese Rock And Roll Time Travel Comedy

Call Charlie Nguyen's upcoming Fan Cuong the reverse Back To The Future. There's no going to hte past to get people together here, nope. Instead, in Fan Cuong, long haired rock and roll fan played by comedian Thai Hoa must...