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Legend of Zu, The (2001) Review

AKA: Zu Warriors Director: Tsui Hark Writer: Tsui Hark Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung, Ekin Cheng, Cecilia Cheung, Wu Jing, Louis Koo, Kelly Lin Xi-Lei, Patrick Tam Yiu-Man Running Time: 104 min. By Numskull You know what sucks? When you … Continue reading

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Time and Tide (2001) Review

Director: Tsui Hark Writer: Koan Hui, Tsui Hark Producer: Tsui Hark Cast: Nicholas Tse, Wu Bai, Candy Lo, Cathy Chui, Joventino Couto Remotigue, Anthony Wong, Jack Kao Jie Running Time: 113 min. By Sergio Martorelli Hark, the herald angels sing, … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino: The Disciple of Hong Kong documentary

A new documentary about Quentin Tarantino and his Hong Kong influences will air on French TV in a couple of weeks. The documentary features interviews with Ringo Lam, Gordon Liu, Simon Yam and Mike Leeder. If you don’t have French … Continue reading

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Andy Cheng and Ernie Reyes Jr. to make “Wuxia Knight”

The Hollywood Report reports: Napoleon Smith, the exec producer of Michael Bay’s $140 million Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, has come aboard Wuxia Knight, a $25 million budgeted youth-oriented martial arts movie to be directed by Andy Cheng (Member of … Continue reading

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Van Damme as villain in Expendables 2?

Twitch reports: Sheldon Lettich – the writer of both Bloodsport and Rambo III and a long time associate of Van Damme – has told JCVD fan site VanDammeFan.net that the Belgian star has accepted a role in The Expendables 2 … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee, Sonny Chiba and Brandon Lee in 3-D!!!

Buyer beware! Even though it’s my duty to report releases like these, it’s obvious that these are the very low budget, public domain versions. No specs are given at all (Amazon.com doesn’t even list a a brand or distributor!). I … Continue reading

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What do you think of the new cityonfire.com?

What do you think of the new cityonfire.com? Please drop us an email (or leave a comment below) if you have any questions or comments. In case you haven’t noticed: In addition to the new reviews, we have been adding … Continue reading

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Trailer for the apocalyptic “Bellflower”

An apocalyptic love story for the Mad Max generation, Evan Glodell’s impressive feature debut paints a classic, yet urgently contemporary, tale of the destructive power of love. A 2011 Sundance Film Festival favorite… Bellflower follows two friends who spend their … Continue reading

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Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) Review

Director: Jun Fukuda Producer: Tomoyuki Tanaka Cast: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi, Robert Dunham, Kotaro Tomita, Ulf Ootsuki Running Time: 81 min. By Woody My fondest memories of Palmdale, California are of visiting my Grandma Mary, eating TV dinners, … Continue reading

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30th Hong Kong Film Awards Winners

Best Film: “Gallants” Best Director: Tsui Hark, “Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame” Best Screenplay: Pang Ho-cheung and Heiward Mak, “Love In a Puff” Best Actor: Nicholas Tse, “The Stool Pigeon” Best Actress: Carina Lau, “Detective Dee … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Sidney Lumet

Legendary director Sidney Lumet has died at the age of 86. The New York Times reported early Saturday that Lumet, a four time Oscar nominee, died of lymphoma. He is best known for 12 Angry Men (1957), Serpico (1973), Dog … Continue reading

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My Kingdom poster revealed

Poster for My Kingdom (Da Wu Sheng), a martial arts films that takes place in Shanghai in the 1920s (maybe we’ll get another appearance from Chen Zhen?). It stars actor-singer Wu Chun (14 Blades), tarlet Barbie Hsu (Reign of Assassins) … Continue reading

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James Bond on Netflix: The Spy Who Streamed HD

When the HD James Bond Blu-rays were announced a few years ago, die-hard 007 fans went nuts. The pre-Daniel Craig classics (and a few not-so classics) starting hitting shelves one by one (and in sets): From Russia With Love, The … Continue reading

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From splatter to Assassin-noir

Twitch reports: Go Ohara of Geisha vs Ninja and Gothic And Lolita Psycho fame – has just announced his next project and he’s moving away from the splatter and into the world of action-noir. Click here for more details. Thanks … Continue reading

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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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