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KUNG FU LEAGUE: Exclusive Trailer Premiere

If there's one thing I know about Hong Kong action comedies, it's that I know nothing about Hong Kong action comedies. Case in point: Kung Fu League. Directed by Jeffrey Lau, known for The Eagle Shooting Heroes, the Chinese Odyssey...

Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies of 2017 Part 1

As we hit the halfway point of the year, it is time to look back over the past six months, specifically the cinematic offerings from Asia. This year’s crop of new releases has been a mixed bunch, with precious few...

Review: GOD OF WAR Eventually Shows its Strengths

Vincent Zhao stars as the eponymous military tactician in Gordon Chan’s sweeping action epic, following the efforts of the Ming army to keep a fleet of fearsome Japanese pirates at bay in 16th century China. Sammo Hung, Wan Qian and...

Exclusive Clip: Stongholds Fall in Gordon Chan's GOD OF WAR

God of War, the epic new period adventure from Hong Kong filmmaker Gordon Chan (Fist of Legend, The Four) stars Vincent Zhao (True Legend), as General Qi, a master military tactician in an ongoing war against marauding Japanese pirates in...

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...

Review: THE WHITE HAIRED WITCH OF LUNAR KINGDOM Is A Soulless Remake, Devoid Of Magic

Jacob Cheung's new retelling of Liang Yusheng's bestselling novel makes a royal mess of its source material as well as bearing little resemblance to Ronny Yu's much-loved 1993 adaptation. Conflicted over whether to favour action, intrigue or romance, the film...