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Eddie Peng sets the screen on fire in Derek Kwok’s ‘WuKong’

Within just a few years, Derek Kwok (As the Lights Goes Out) firmly established himself as one of Hong Kong’s hottest directors. His last feature Full Strike, was a co-directorial effort just like his previous films, Gallants and Journey to the West… … Continue reading

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Cops vs. Thugs (1975) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Kazuo Kasahara, Goro Kusakabe Cast: Bunta Sugawara, Kunie Tanaka, Nobuo Kaneko, Reiko Ike, Hiroki Matsukata, Toru Abe, Mikio Narita, Akira Shioji, Tatsuo Umemiya, Shotaro Hayashi, Hideo Murota, Masaharu Arikawa Running Time: 100 min. By Kyle Warner No one dies well in a Kinji … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! JCVD Triple Feature | Blu-ray | Only $7.45 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is for the JCVD Triple Feature Blu-ray set, which includes the following films: Cyborg (read our review), a 1989 post-apocalyptic film from Albert Pyun, the director of 1990’s Captain America. Death Warrant (read our review), a 1991 “prison flick” written … Continue reading

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Steven Seagal takes on Kurosawa-esque ‘Attrition’

Steven Seagal (Above the Law) will direct and star in Attrition, a Kurosawa-esque project that Seagal wrote years ago. In addition, Seagal will also produce. If all goes as planned, the movie will be his first directorial project since 1994’s On Deadly Ground, … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee’s 10-episode actioner ‘Warrior’ gains momentum

Cinemax has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for Warrior, a project based on unpublished writings by the late Bruce Lee, which were recently discovered by his daughter, Shannon Lee. News of this project was originally ordered as a pilot. Justin Lin (Star Trek Beyond, Finishing the Game) is attached … Continue reading

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Karate Kill (2016) Review

Director: Kurando Mitsutake Writer: Kurando Mitsutake Cast: Hayate, David Sakurai, Asami, Katarina Leigh Waters, Mana Sakura, Kirk Geiger, Noriaki Kamata, Kirk Geiger, Tomm Voss, Jeffrey James Lippold Running Time: 85 min By Paul Bramhall Japanese action cinema has a history of … Continue reading

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Well Go USA puts a Jackie Chan-produced thriller on ‘Reset’

Director Yoon Hong-seung (The Target) is joining forces with Jackie Chan for an upcoming Korean/Chinese production titled Reset, which will be released on June 30th from Well Go USA. This time around, Chan is behind the scenes as producer and will … Continue reading

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5 New Posters for the Live-action adaptation of ‘Contra’

A live-action Chinese film adaptation of Konami’s 1987 arcade hit, Contra (aka Kontora or Gryzor), is in the works. The film will be produced by Wei Nan (Soul Transfer Station) and backed by Beijing Starlit Movie and TV Culture. The highly popular video game involved … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with Hong Kong legend Eric Tsang

On the back of the great success of his wonderful and moving new film, Mad World, Eric Tsang appeared at the 19th Far East Film Festival in Udine. Prior to the screening he was presented with the Golden Mulberrry Lifetime Achievement … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Chuck Norris Triple Feature | Blu-ray | Only $7.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray set for the Chuck Norris Total Attack Pack. This 3 disc collection includes three of Chuck Norris’ (Yellow Faced Tiger) most acclaimed films, including an early one by filmmaker Andrew Davis (The Fugitive, Under Siege): … Continue reading

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Steven Seagal and Mike Tyson battle a ‘China Salesman’

Former heavyweight champ, Mike Tyson (Ip Man 3) and Aikido sensation Steven Seagal (Exit Wounds), have an appearance in China Salesman (aka Chinese Salesman), an action film written and directed by Tan Bing (aka Geng Weiguo). Other cast members include Janicke Askevold (My Way), Eriq … Continue reading

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Karate Kill | Blu-ray & DVD (Dark Cuts)

RELEASE DATE: July 18, 2017 On July 18, 2017, Dark Cuts is bringing Kurando Mitsutake’s (Gun Woman) Karate Kill to Blu-ray & DVD. When a mysterious loner and Karate master Kenji’s (Hayate) little sister goes missing in Los Angeles, whoever … Continue reading

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I Am a Hero (2015) Review

Director: Shinsuke Sato Writer: Kengo Hanazawa, Akiko Nogi Cast: Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, Masami Nagasawa, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Yoshinori Okada, Nana Katase, Jin Katagiri, Makita Sports, Muga Tsukaji, Yu Tokui, Toru Kazama Running Time: 126 min. By Paul Bramhall It’s rare … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Stephen Fung’s all-star ‘Once a Thief’ remake

Stephen Fung (Gen-X Cops) is back in the director’s chair in The Adventurers, a reworking of John Woo’s Once a Thief, the 1991 classic about art thieves, previously played by Chow Yun Fat, Cherie Chung and Leslie Cheung. The film releases domestically on August 11, … Continue reading

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‘Top Gun’ sequel gets a title (and it’s not ‘Top Gun 2’)…

Back in 2012, director Tony Scott (True Romance) and Tom Cruise (The Last Samurai) began location scouting for Top Gun 2, but do to Scott’s death that same year, the sequel was put on hold. That is, until now… Jerry … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with the Cast and Crew of ‘Jailbreak’

This year’s 19th edition of Far East Film Festival offered a special treat for the fans of martial arts cinema. The long-awaited hit title Jailbreak, titled as Cambodia’s very first martial arts movie was scheduled for screening on the opening … Continue reading

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New accolade-filled Trailer for Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’

Edgar Wright, the genius director known for his pleasantly paced, comedic brand of culture-induced films (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) is back with an innovative project that’s being described as an “action crime musical film”. The movie, … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Raid Collection | Blu-ray | Only $12.84 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is for Gareth Evans’ The Raid Collection on Blu-ray, which will contain both 2011’s The Raid and 2014’s The Raid 2. In The Raid, an elite swat team moves in to take down the notorious drug lord that … Continue reading

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Wolf Guy: Enraged Lycanthrope (1975) Review

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi Writer: Kazumasa Hirai, Fumio Konami Cast: Sonny Chiba, Rikiya Yasuoka, Saburo Date, Koji Fujiyama, Tooru Hanada, Ryuji Hayami, Jiro Ibuki, Harukui Jo, Kenji Kawai, Hiroshi Kondo, Koji Miemachi, Etsuko Nami, Yoshio Neshima Running Time: 86 min. By Kyle Warner There … Continue reading

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Watch a New Clip from Gordon Chan’s actioner ‘God of War’

Gordon Chan (Thunderbolt) is once again bringing the battle to the screen with God of War, a period actioner that stars Sammo Hung (14 Blades) and Vincent Zhao (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom). Well Go USA is bringing the film to … Continue reading

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