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City on Fire’s List of Essential Japanese Horror Cinema

Asian Horror has become a popular sub-genre for horror fiends in recent years with the arrival of directors like Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park, and the Pang Brothers. With a few notable exceptions, the horror cinema from Hong Kong and China … Continue reading

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Well Go USA proves they’re a bunch of ‘Swindlers’

Well Go USA has announced the release of The Swindlers, a crime-caper from first-time director Jang Chang-won. The film will be swindling its way to U.S. theaters on December 1st. The Swindlers involves a con artist who goes head to head with … Continue reading

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Li Bingbing and Kelsey Grammer are ‘Tomb Guardians’

Looks like Tomb Raider and The Mummy have some serious competition! Prepare yourself for Tomb Guardians – aka Nest 3D, Nest and the Search for the Venom of Eternity – an upcoming Chinese-Australian co-production directed by Stef Dawson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay). In Tomb Guardians, an innocent discovery of … Continue reading

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Trailer for ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’ promises a new Kickboxer

If Nicolas Refn’s Only God Forgives offered too much symbolism, and not enough action, brace yourself for some good news: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s (Johnny Mad Dog) Thai boxing thriller A Prayer Before Dawn will finally be released in 2018 from A24. Based on the international best-seller, A Prayer Before Dawn is the … Continue reading

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Aaron Kwok returns in the New Trailer for ‘The Monkey King 3’

The Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) is at it for a 3rd time in The Monkey King 3: Kingdom of Women (aka The Monkey King 3: Land of Beauty), once again directed by Soi Cheang Pou Soi’s (SPL 2, The Monkey King, … Continue reading

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Vampire Cleanup Department (2017) Review

Director: Chiu Sin-Hang, Yan Pak-Wing Cast: BabyJohn Choi, Chin Siu-Ho, Lin Min-Chen, Richard Ng, Lo Meng, Yuen Cheung-Yan, Siu Yam-Yam, Bonnie Chiu, Jiro Lee, Eric Tsang, Jim Chim Sui-Man, Stephen Au Kam-Tong, Hana Tam Hang-Lam Running Time: 93 min. By … Continue reading

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Gibson, Glover and Donner to return for ‘Lethal Weapon 5’?

Here’s one nobody saw coming! After a string of shoot ’em up titles such as Get The Gringo, Machete Kills, Expendables 3 and Blood Father – not to mention his acclaimed directorial comeback with Hacksaw Ridge – Mel Gibson (Edge of Darkness) is considering a … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Brotherhood of Blades | Blu-ray | Only $6.48 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Lu Yang’s Brotherhood of Blades (read our review), which stars Chang Chen (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Cecilia Liu (Badges of Fury). Brotherhood of Blades tells of three friends (Chen, Wang Qianyuan, and … Continue reading

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‘The Raid’ director in-talks for DC Comics’ ‘Deathstroke’

We usually don’t report on comic book movies (there’s better websites for ’em), but here’s a story we couldn’t resist: Gareth Evans (Merantau), the mastermind behind The Raid franchise, is in-talks to write and direct a live-action adaptation of DC Comics’ Deathstroke, … Continue reading

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Dreaming the Reality (1991) Review

Director: Tony Liu Chun-Ku Producer: Chui Fat Cast: Moon Lee, Yukari Oshima, Sibelle Hu, Ben Lam Kwok Bun, Eddie Ko, Hsu Hsia, Lee Ho Kwan Running Time: 102 min. By Paul Bramhall The years spanning 1991 – 1993 burned the … Continue reading

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