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Korean undercover cops ‘n crooks thriller ‘New World’ coming to North America

Twitch has the scoop on a new cops-and-crooks thriller out of South Korea, titled New World. The story follows a cop who’s way, way undercover in a criminal organization when he’s caught between the gangsters’ power struggle and a police … Continue reading

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See the Director’s Cut of ‘Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning’ in all its uncut glory

Last year, director John Hyams made waves with Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, the latest installment in the popular Universal Soldier series. Unforgivingly bloody and brutal, and loaded with adult content, Day of Reckoning pushed the “R” rating to its … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott produces the bullet-ridden action of ‘Welcome to the Punch’

Wanted star James McAvoy his back with a new action-packed thriller in which he’s called on to dive over countertops, dodge bullets in slow motion, and other such heroic stuff. Welcome to the Punch is a slick-looking movie and it … Continue reading

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Li Bingbing to reprise her role as Ada Wong for ‘Resident Evil 6’?

Some movie franchises continue to generate large amounts of cash for their prospective studios, no matter how many fans and critics complain about it online. Case in point: Resident Evil: Retribution, the latest entry in Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 3/19/13

This week is reltiavely light on releases but nearly every title is a heavy hitter, from “The Great Magician” to Hollywood films like “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Hobbit.” If you’re interested in any of these titles, you can support … Continue reading

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Aaron Kwok and Nick Cheung are ‘Conspirators’ in a new Chinese thriller

Against all odds, Oxide Pang – one half of The Eye filmmakers The Pang Brothers – has managed to turn his 2007 Aaron Kwok vehicle The Detective into something of a franchise. While the original film was released Stateside by … Continue reading

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Hard Romanticker (2011) Review

Director: Su-Yeon Gu Writer: Mitsunori Gu, Su-Yeon Gu Cast: Shota Matsuda, Kento Nagayama, Atsuro Watabe, Shido Nakamura, Tokio Emotom, Kaname Endo, Sei Ashina, Yoko Maki, Dai Watanabe, Claude Makik, Keiko Awaji Running Time: 109 min. By HKfanatic If there’s a … Continue reading

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Is Tony Jaa heading to India to shoot ‘Ong Bak 4’?

Now that Tom Yum Goong 2 is complete, the rumor mill is beginning to churn about future projects for Tony Jaa. Reportedly, Ong-Bak 2 and 3 director Panna Rittikrai has been in India, scouting locations for Ong-Bak 4. Shooting could … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 3/12/13

This week is so jam-packed with new releases, I better just zip my lips and get down to work. If you’re interested in any of these titles, you can support the site by ordering through our affiliate. We appreciate it! Here … Continue reading

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Gary Daniels and Jon Foo are ready to provide back-up for the ‘Soldier Girls’

The other day we heard about a potential action movie called The B-Team, which would reunite some of our favorite action stars of yesteryear like Michael Dudikoff and Cynthia Rothrock. Today comes word of another action project in development, this … Continue reading

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Expect plenty of grrl power in Korean action/comedy ‘The Huntresses’

Korean actresses Ha Ji-won, Kang Ye-won and Son Ga-in take the spotlight for a new action/comedy called The Huntresses. In the film, the ladies star as a trio of bounty hunters during the Joseon Dynasty and they’re as beautiful as … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 3/05/13

Welcome to March! It’s a light week to kick things off but perhaps we can all find something to enjoy. If you’re interested in any of these titles, you can support the site by ordering through our affiliate. We appreciate it! … Continue reading

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The director of ‘Bangkok Adrenaline’ unleashes a ‘Dragonwolf’

Raimond Huber, the director of Bangkok Adrenaline and Kill ‘Em All, is back with a new action-packed martial arts film. What happens when a beautiful but deadly woman comes between two friends who happen to be highly trained assassins? You’ll … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 2/26/13

It’s time to say goodbye to February with a fresh batch of new releases. If you’re interested in any of these titles, you can support the site by ordering through our affiliate. We appreciate it! Here are your Blu-ray and DVD … Continue reading

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‘The Last Tycoon’ draws its guns on Import Blu-ray and DVD this March 7th

Chow Yun-fat returns to the role that made him famous back in his Hong Kong TV days by portraying Shanghai crime boss Cheng in director Wong Jing’s The Last Tycoon. Also starring Hong Kong acting veterans Sammo Hung and Francis … Continue reading

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Netflix Instant Asian Film Roundup

Over the past year, Netflix has been adding a decently-sized collection of Asian movies to their Instant streaming catalog. Be advised that some of these films may be [dubbed] and that older titles will likely expire over time. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Perfect Weapon, The (1991) Review

Director: Mark DiSalle Writer: David C. Wilson Cast: Jeff Speakman, John Dye, Mako, Mariska Hargitay, Charles Kalani, Jr., Dante Basco, James Hong, Mako Iwamatsu, Seth Sakai, Beau Starr, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Professor Toru Tanaka, Clyde Kusatsu, Seth Sakai, Roger Yuan, James … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and DVD Releases for 2/19/13

It’s a fun and diverse week of releases, even if there’s not a wealth of Asian films coming out. This is one of those weeks we like to call ‘something for everyone.’ If you’re interested in any of these titles, … Continue reading

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Takashi Miike defends a confessed killer with a ‘Straw Shield’

Remember that scene in The Dark Knight where the Joker tries to convince Gotham’s citizens to kill a Wayne Enterprises employee before he can spill Batman’s secret identity? Well, director Takashi Miike has taken a similar premise and spun it … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese to produce Andrew Lau’s ‘Revenge of the Green Dragons’

The latest news out of the Berlin International Film Festival is that Martin Scorsese will serve as executive producer on Andrew Lau’s next film, called Revenge of the Green Dragons. Our readers probably don’t need reminding that Scorsese’s hit film … Continue reading

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