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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 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 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, 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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