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The IMAX format finds success in Mainland China

The 3D release of James Camerons’ Titanic didn’t exactly make waves in the United States, but over in China it earned a whopping $58 million US dollars its first weekend back in theaters. The IMAX 3D re-release of the Leonardo … Continue reading

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Punished (2011) Review

AKA: Abduction, Retribution Director: Law Wing Cheong Writer: Chi Keung Fung Producer: Johnnie To Kei Fung Cast: Anthony Wong Chau Sang, Janice Man Wing San, Maggie Cheung Ho Yee, Richie Ren Yin Chi, Candy Lo Hau Yam, Charlie Cho Cha … Continue reading

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The giallo lives again with ‘La Memoria Del Muerto’

Long for the days when Dario Argento was unleashing his atmospherically-colored Italian terrors like Suspiria and Inferno onto the world? Well, you’re not alone, but Argentinean director Javier Diment may have us covered. Twitch Film has the full-length trailer for … Continue reading

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Let the Bullets Fly (2010) Review

Director: Jiang Wen Writer: Jiang Wen, Shitu Ma Producer: Dong Ping, Jiang Wen, Albert Lee Nga Bok Cast: Jiang Wen, Chow Yun Fat, Ge You, Carina Lau Kar Ling, Hu Jun, Chen Kun, Liao Fan, Zhou Yun, Feng Xiaogang, Shao … Continue reading

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‘Speed Angels’ have a ticket to ride on Import Blu-ray and DVD

Speed Angels may not have been the best reviewed Chinese-language film of 2011, but when when you’ve got good-lookin’ ladies and fast cars who really needs critical acclaim? Certainly not commercial filmmaker Jingle Ma (Tokyo Raiders, Hot War), who wrote … Continue reading

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Will Chinese cinema finally get its time in the spotlight at Cannes 2012?

This Thursday, April 19th, the Cannes Film Festival announces its official lineup for 2012. A few days later, the film selection at the independent Directors’ Fortnight will be revealed. Website Film Business Asia speculates whether the new curator, Edouard Waintrop, … Continue reading

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New posters for dark Chinese comedy ‘Design of Death’

Design of Death looks to be one of the most difficult to categorize Chinese movies on the horizon. Billed as a dark and absurd comedy, the film is based off the novel by Chen Tiejun and chronicles what happens to … Continue reading

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Dolph Lundgren invites you to his ‘Stash House’

Dark Castle Entertainment’s foray into action cinema continues with Stash House, a new pulse-pounding thriller starring action icon Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, The Expendables). Sean Faris of Never Back Down fame stars as a young husband who thinks he’s just … Continue reading

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Sadistic pleasures await those who check into ‘Hotel69’

Beyond Hollywood has the scoop on a disturbing new movie out of China/Singapore, called Hotel69. Director Oman Dhaz’s film looks to trade in the ultra-transgressive territory of pictures like A Serbian Film and Human Centipede. The trailer features plenty of … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 4/24/12

April is winding down but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of Blu-ray and DVDs to get excited about. So let’s get cracking! Here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 4/24/12: ASIAN CINEMA Let the Bullets … Continue reading

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In the Line of Duty 3 (1988) Review

Director: Arthur Wong, Brandy Yuen Writer: Chan Kiu Ying, Law Daai Man Cast: Cynthia Khan, Hiroshi Fujioka, Stuart Ong, Michiko Nishiwaki, Dick Wei, Paul Chun, Yueh Hua, Sandra Ng, Melvin Wong, Robin Shou, Stephan Berwick, Law Ching Ho, Chris Lee, … Continue reading

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Cannes 2012 lineup is sparse on Asian films

The official lineup for the 2012 Cannes Film Festival was announced yesterday and, perhaps unsurprisingly, the list is a bit sparse when it comes to Asian films. Website Film Business Asia has previously examined the difficulty Chinese filmmakers face in making … Continue reading

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