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Original founder of HKFlix.com speaks out

The following letter represents the author’s personal views and not necessarily those of anyone else associated with HKFlix or this website. Dear HKFlix Customers: In the wake of HKFlix.com being shut down last week, and in light of some of … Continue reading

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Rapper’s delight: Scarface Blu-ray announced

The Scarface Blu-ray release is coming on September 6. Features: “newly-restored” print and 7.1 audio; and of course, a pack of extra features. It will come in a limited-edition BD with SteelBook packaging, ten exclusive art cards, a digital copy … Continue reading

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Raymond Chow receives Lifetime Achievement award

According to kungfucinema.com, movie mogul Raymond Chow will be given a Lifetime Achievement award. Raymond Chow is one of the prime movers of Golden Harvest Studios, which he founded in 1970 with Leonard Ho. Some of the biggest names of … Continue reading

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Karate Robo Zaborgar teaser trailer

Shiny retro robots from Japan are much cooler than the Hollywood-ized Optimus Prime. This is what it’s all about. You won’t see Michael Bay’s circular gliding camera angle in this one; Nor will you see Shia Labeouf prancing around with … Continue reading

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In the Line of Duty | aka Royal Warriors (1986) Review

AKA: Police Assassins Director: David Chung Chi-Man Producer: Dickson Poon Dik-Sun Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Sanada Hiroyuki, Michael Wong, Pai Ying, Chan Wai Man, David Lam Wai, Gam Hing Yin, Kenneth Tsang, Ninna Reiko, Chen Jing, Dennis Chan Running Time: 85 … Continue reading

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Hobo with a Shotgun: Videogame app

Take to the streets and exact justice “one shell at a time” in the new game based on the upcoming film HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN (directed by Jason Eisener and distributed by Magnet Releasing). Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and … Continue reading

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Deep Gold: 3-D action movie with Asian models and adobo?

Directed by Michael Gleissner (Irreversi), starring Vietnamese model/actress Bebe Pham (Midnight Movie), Australian model/acress Jaymee Ong (Gen-X Cops) and filmed and produced in the Philippines. Could this be the first filipino 3-D production? Plot: Shortly after free diver Amy Sanchez … Continue reading

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Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) Review

Director: Ryuhei Kitamura Writer: Isao Kiriyama, Wataru Mimura Cast: Masahiro Matsuoka, Rei Kikukawa, Akira Takarada, Kane Kosugi, Kazuki Kitamura, Maki Mizuno, Masami Nagasawa, Chihiro Otsuka, Don Frye, Naoko Kamio, Tsutomu, Kitagawa, Kumi Mizuno, Motokuni Nakagawa, Toshihiro Ogura Running Time: 125 min. … Continue reading

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2011 Hardest Men in Town: Yakuza Chronicles of Sin, Sex & Violence, March 9-19

This season, Japan Society is proud to present the new Globus Film Series, Hardest Men in Town: Yakuza Chronicles of Sin, Sex & Violence. From March 9 to 19, Japan Society will be screening a series of 15 yakuza films, … Continue reading

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Like the man said: “I’ll be back!”

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After seven years in the California governor’s mansion, Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to his old day job: acting. Schwarzenegger wrote on Twitter that he’s ready to start considering film roles again. The former governor tweeted Thursday … Continue reading

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Ninja Destroyer (1986) Review

Director: Godfrey Ho Producer: Joseph Lai Cast: Stuart Smith, Bruce Barron, Richard Berman, Timothy Nugent, Sorapong Chatri, Na Yen Na, Pedros Ernyes, Rick Jenkins, Roger Seller, Richard Chit, Peter Ramwa, Surian Suryoog, Luck Apichart, Anne Aswatep, Jack Wong Running Time: … Continue reading

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Park Chan-wook makes movie on iPhone

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acclaimed South Korean film director Park Chan-wook is wielding a new cinematic tool: the iPhone. Park, director of the internationally known “Old Boy,” ”Lady Vengeance” and “Thirst,” said Monday that his new fantasy-horror film “Paranmanjang” … Continue reading

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Joy Luck Club producer burns bright with Tiger Mother adaptation

Source: THR The most recent big screen adaptation of a book touching on themes of mother-daughter relationships among Chinese-Americans is 1989’s The Joy Luck Club ($33 million domestic gross). Two of the film’s producers interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter have … Continue reading

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Last Godfather w/ Harvey Keitel and D-War Director gets U.S. release

Source: THR SEOUL — The Last Godfather, the latest comedy featuring Harvey Keitel from a comedian-turned-director Shim Hyung-rae (D-War), will be released on April 1 in 12 cities, including Los Angeles and Vancouver, across North America, the film’s distributor CJ … Continue reading

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Derek Hough puts a BoA on it

Source: Deadline BoA and Hough will play dancers from different worlds whose Romeo & Juliet-like romance is threatened by the dangerous rivalry between their brothers’ competing dance clubs in Gotham’s underground scene. Cort is producing with Soo Man Lee, Eric … Continue reading

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Sanjuro (1962) Review

Director: Akira Kurosawa Writer: Ryuzo Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yuzo Kayama, Reiko Dan, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Takako Irie, Masao Shimizu Running Time: 96 min. By Mairosu After Yojimbo proved to be … Continue reading

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Now you can get Revenge with Animeigo’s help

Coming April 2011 A minor quarrel escalates into a duel. A death creates a debt of honor. The demands of honor outweigh the demands of justice, and force friends to spill each other’s blood. And the need for victory requires … Continue reading

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Master, The | aka Wong Fei Hong ’92 (1989) Review

AKA: Wong Fei Hong ’92 Director: Tsui Hark Writer: Jason Lam, Lau Daai Muk Cast: Jet Li, Yuen Wah, Jerry Trimble, Crystal Kwok, Billy Blanks, Anne Rickets, To Wai Wo, Lam Ping Hong, Rueben Gonzales, Georges Kee Cheung, Stefanos Miltsakakis, … Continue reading

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Shaolin Temple 2: The Kids from Shaolin (1984) Review

Director: Cheung Sing Yim Cast: Jet Li, Wong Chiu Yin, Hu Chien Chiang, Yu Hai, Yu Cheng Wai, Din Nan, Ji Chuan Wah, Sun Jien Hwu, Liu Huai Liang Running Time: 99 min. By Numskull This is a sequel to … Continue reading

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Burning Paradise | aka Rape of the Red Temple (1994) Review

AKA: Burning Paradise in Hell Director: Ringo Lam Writer: Nam Yin Producer: Tsui Hark Cast: Willie Chi, John Ching, Carman Lee, Wong Kam-Kong, Yeung Sing, Maggie Lin, Yuen Kam-Fai, Gordon Liu Running Time: 104 min. By Numskull Holy crap, did … Continue reading

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