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How far would you go for ‘The Taste of Money’?

Far East Films has the first trailer for the new Korean-language film from Im Sang-Soo, the director of 2010’s critically acclaimed The Housemaid. His next project, titled The Taste of Money, is an erotic thriller about a young man hired by a … Continue reading

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Let’s Go! (2011) Review

Director: Wong Ching Po Writer: Simon Lai, Pak-wing Yan Producer: Willie Chan Chi Keung Cast: Juno Mak Jun Lung, Jimmy Wang Yu, Pat Ha Man Jing, Stephy Tang Lai Yan, Gordon Lam Ka Tung, Chin Siu Ho, Ken Lo, Tony … Continue reading

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A superhero sequel that might just ‘Kick-Ass’

Ain’t It Cool relays news via Deadline that Never Back Down director Jeff Wadlow has written a screenplay for Kick-Ass 2, which Universal Pictures might just greenlight and slot Wadlow to direct. Despite the fact that director Matthew Vaughn and … Continue reading

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Japanese high school delinquents grow up the hard way in ‘Blazing Famiglia’

Recent Japanese films like Drop and Takashi Miike’s Crows: Episode Zero have carved out their own little niche of bone-crushing movies about Japanese high school delinquents who like to drink, cuss, and get into brawls. A new film headed for … Continue reading

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If you wanna live, ‘Don’t Click’ this link – new posters!

It’s almost hard to believe it’s been over a decade since Japanese films like Ringu (1998) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Kairo AKA Pulse (2001) explored the notion of the supernatural interacting with the living via technology, and did it so well. … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 5/8/12

This week sees the release of two high profile Asian films and not much else, unless you’re a fan of the “Underworld” series. But hey, let’s get cracking. Here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 5/8/12: … Continue reading

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Rumors of Media Blasters’ demise may have been greatly exaggerated

Just what is going on over at Media Blasters? The distributor known for releasing anime and live-action Asian films in North America has been facing some tough times lately. Back in January of this year, they laid off 60% of … Continue reading

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Who is the ‘Mysterious Fobber’? Find out in the new trailer

Not much is known about the forthcoming Chinese film Moonlight Savage but it sure looks intriguing, judging by the teaser poster over at 24 Frames Per Second. There are also a host of stills available from the film, which showcase … Continue reading

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The ‘Wild 7’ fight terrorists with motorcycles

Over at Far East Films, they’ve got the details on the release of Wild 7 on Japanese Blu-ray and DVD. This action-packed movie is based on the seminal manga by Mochizuki Mikiya, and follows a group of ass-kicking secret police … Continue reading

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Viral Factor, The (2012) Review

Director: Dante Lam Writer: Dante Lam, Jack Ng Producer: Candy Leung Cast: Jay Chou, Nicholas Tse, Bai Bing, Lee Byung Hun, Lin Peng, Jung Woo-sung, Andy On Chi Kit, Carl Ng Ka Lung, Liu Kai Chi, Elaine Kam Yin Ling, … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 5/1/12

Unfortunately, it looks like the studios are using early May as a dumping ground for their cheap 3-pack Blu-ray sets. Oh well, maybe we’ll find a deal in here somewhere. Here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week … Continue reading

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See Scott Adkins in ‘El Gringo’ – Trailer now available!

Ace martial artist and actor Scott Adkins has updated his website with a new photo gallery from his upcoming film El Gringo which he is currently filming in Baten Rouge. The film also stars Christian Slater (Broken Arrow) and is … Continue reading

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