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Pulse | aka Kairo (2001) Review

AKA: The Circuit Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Cast: Haruhiko Kato, Kumiko Aso, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka, Masatoshi Matsuo, Show Aikawa, Jun Fubuki, Shinji Takeda, Koji Yakusho, Shun Sugata Running Time: 119 min. By Numskull What Kairo sets out to do, it does … Continue reading

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Trailer for Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s Headshot

Twitch has posted a trailer for Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s Headshot (not to be confused with the upcoming Stallone film). Along with Wisit Sasanatieng (Tears of the Black Tiger) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives), Pen-Ek Ratanaruang is … Continue reading

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Hindsight (aka Blue Salt) Trailer

Directed by Lee Hyeon-Seung (Il Mare) and starring Song Kang-ho (The Good, The Bad, The Weird) and Shin Se-kyung (Five Senses of Eros). Hindsight is about a former gangster who now wants to live a quiet life while hoping to … Continue reading

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My Sassy Girl director to make blockbuster starring Fan Bingning and Chow Yun-fat

“My Sassy Girl” director Kwak Jae-yong has been hired by China Film Group to direct a movie potentially starring two of China’s biggest celebrities, Chow Yun-fat and Fan Bingbing. This is the first time for a Korean director to helm … Continue reading

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Well Go USA to release two films from Grudge director Takashi Shimizu

Well Go USA has preemptively acquired all North American distribution rights including theatrical, DVD, Digital, VOD and Television to the upcoming 3D horror thriller TORMENTED from Hong Kong/Netherlands-based Fortissimo Films.  They have simultaneously also acquired all rights to the 2010 … Continue reading

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Street Fighters 4 Film DVD Set (Image)

RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2011 These titles have been released before by various budget labels. Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave, The Crippled Masters, The 36 Crazy Fists, Kung Fu the Punch of Death. Please note that these films … Continue reading

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Metrodome’s Brave DVD: From the action team behind Ong-Bak

The Metrodome Group (UK) is releasing Brave on September 11th. Brave stars Michael B, the key stuntman on the acclaimed Ong Bak. Brave unleashes explosive martial arts scenes from the original experts of Muay Thai. Michael B leads as hard-headed … Continue reading

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September 6, discover A Horrible Way to Die

Forget everything you’ve ever seen in a serial killer movie and get ready for the chiller that stunned festival audiences around the world. Officially selected by such prestigious film festivals as Sitges, the Toronto International Film Festival, and Fanatastic Fest.Named … Continue reading

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Legendary East gets funding boost

Another piece of financing has come together for Thomas Tull’s Legendary East banner, with Hong Kong’s Paul Y. Engineering Group agreeing to invest $220.5 million in the company for a 50% stake. In addition, Legendary said it will also establish … Continue reading

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Hot, the Cool and the Vicious, The (1976) Review

Director: Lee Tso Nam Writer: Cheung San Yee Cast: Dorian Tan Tao Liang, Don Wong Tao, Philip Ko Fei, Jimmy Lee Fong, Suen Ga Lam, George Wang Jue, Lau Yin Seung, Tommy Lee Gam Ming, Chai Kai, Sit Hon, Man … Continue reading

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Dusting off cinematic oddities on Netflix Instant

The New York Times has a great article about the obscure cinematic curiosities that hardcore cinephiles may want to dig up on Netflix Instant and Hulu, including the 105-minute cut of Edgar G. Ulmer’s 1949 film noir “Ruthless” and Richard … Continue reading

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Michael Jai White delivers The Beatdown on September 13

Featuring more thrilling and jaw dropping fight sequences than the original; Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown hits Unrated DVD September 13th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring America’s number one martial arts action star Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite, … Continue reading

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Italian Crime Comes to Netflix Instant

We may be bemoaning their 60% price increase but at least Netflix is steadily adding genre films to their streaming catalog, including some “Poliziotteschi” movies. During the 1960’s and 1970’s, Italian directors popularized Italian crime and police films which were … Continue reading

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Wong Jing goes on a Treasure Hunt to find a good movie

The Malay Mail has an early look at the loved and hated director Wong Jing’s latest effort, “Treasure Hunt.” The film appears to be a family adventure picture and represents a comeback attempt for actress Cecillia Cheung after a sex … Continue reading

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Nowhere to Hide (2000) Review

Director: Lee Myung-sae Writer: Lee Myung-sae Producer: Chung Tae-Won Cast: Joong-Hoon Park (Woo), Dong-Kun Jang, Ji-Woo Choi, Sung-kee Ahn, Sang Myun Park, Jae Mo Ahn Running Time: 112 min. By Joe909 A mish-mash of style and substance, Nowhere to Hide … Continue reading

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Shiri | aka Swiri (1999) Review

Director: Kang Je-Gyu Producer: Kang Je-Kyu Cast: Han Seok-Kyu, Song Kang-Ho, Choi Min-Shik, Kim Yun-Jin, Yun Ju-Sang, Park Yong-Woo Running Time: 125 min. By Numskull Normally, I hate it when people talk about movies “sending messages.” The blocs of suburban … Continue reading

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All Outta Bubblegum Presents: Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Hard Target Uncensored

In celebration of our “Hard Target” retrospective review, we’ve got a special treat for you die-hard John Woo fans. Movie blog All Outta Bubblegum is famous for tallying just how many bad guys the hero kills in our favorite action … Continue reading

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2011 J-Pop Summit Festival announces expanded programming and events: Saturday and Sunday, August 27th-28th

An explosion of colorful artists and pop culture music, fashion, art, and film takes over San Francisco in only 16 DAYS when the 2011 J-Pop Summit Festival will be held the city’s Japantown. The annual is newly expanded to two … Continue reading

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New People Entertainment to release Japanese sci-fi thriller “Gantz” on DVD and Blu-ray in August

NEW PEOPLE Entertainment, a film division of NEW PEOPLE, Inc. that focuses on the licensing and distribution of Japanese films and media, will delight sci-fi, action and anime/manga fans across North America with the release of GANTZ on DVD (SRP … Continue reading

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August 9th brings 4 New Shaw Brothers DVD titles from Dragon Dynasty

Can’t get enough old-school Shaw Brothers action? Have no fear, Dragon Dynasty/Celestial Pictures are releasing four Shaw Brothers catalog titles on DVD today, August 9th. One of them even stars Jet Li! If you’re wondering how these movies stack up … Continue reading

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