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Re:Born (2016) Review

Director: Yuji Shimomura Writer: Benio Saeki, Tak Sakaguchi Cast: Tak Sakaguchi, Yura Kondo, Takumi Saito, Mariko Shinoda, Akio Otsuka, Orson Mochizuki, Kenta Akami, Masaya Kato, Rina Takeda Running Time: 100 min.  By Paul Bramhall The swansong of Tak Sakaguchi (here billed as Tak ∴), Re:Born has certainly had one … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Replicant | Blu-ray | Only $5.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for 2001’s Replicant, directed by Hong Kong action director Ringo Lam (Sky on Fire, Wild City). During a murder spree, precious DNA is left behind that allows a secret government agency to render a … Continue reading

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New World (2013) Review

Director: Park Hoon-jung Writer: Park Hoon-jung Cast: Lee Jung-jae, Choi Min-sik, Hwang Jung-min, Song Ji-hyo, Park Sung-woong, Kim Yoon-seong, Na Kwang-hoon, Park Seo-yeon, Choi Il-hwa Running Time: 134 min.  By Martin Sandison Filmmaker Park Hoon-jung has a limited filmography, but as the … Continue reading

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The best Asian movies of 2017 and what to look out for in 2018

The year 2017 was once again a very successful year for Asian cinema. While Hollywood may be ruling the world with their vast array of superhero movies and family dram, Asian cinema continues to flourish. The most successful Asian movie … Continue reading

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Reset | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2018 Director Yoon Hong-seung (The Target) joins forces with Jackie Chan (as producer) for the Korean/Chinese production titled Reset (read our review), which is heading to Blu-ray & DVD from Well Go USA on February 6, 2018. When her son is … Continue reading

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Memoir of a Murderer (2016) Review

Director: Won Shin-yun Cast: Sul Kyung-gu, Kim Nam-gil, Kim Seol-hyun, Oh Dal-su, Shin Ki-joon, Hwang Seok-jeong, Gil Hae-yeon, Kim Han-joon, Kim Dong-hee, Kim Jung-young Running Time: 128 min. By Paul Bramhall There’s been many variations on the serial killer trope in Korea, often framed within a variety of genres. From … Continue reading

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Michael Jai White’s ‘Black Dynamite’ to return in 2018?

Looks like the possibility of a Black Dynamite sequel is no jive turkey! Since 2012, Michael Jai White (Skin Trade) has been hinting a continuation to the 2009 martial arts/blaxploition spoof – turns out, the idea of bringing Dynamite back in action … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Review

AKA: Star Wars: Episode VIII Director: Rian Johnson Cast: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Benicio del Toro, Veronica Ngo, Justin Theroux, Togo … Continue reading

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‘Blade of the Immortal’ proves Asian-inspired cinema is still critically successful

If you look at this brutal dissection of the flop film Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson, you can see that there were inherent problems with the thinking behind the movie. The movie managed to offend vast swathes of Asian cinema fans … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Assassin | Blu-ray | Only $8.97 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for The Assassin (read our review), by acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-Hsien (A City of Sadness) and starring Shu Qi (Journey to the West). In 9th-century China, Nie Yinniang (Qi) is a woman who was abducted in childhood … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Mission | Blu-ray & DVD (Crimson Forest)

RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2018 On February 6, 2018, North American label Crimson Forest Films is set to release Extraordinary Mission (read our review) to Blu-ray & DVD. Alan Mak and Anthony Pun – the directing duo behind the Infernal Affairs sequels, the … Continue reading

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Blade of the Immortal | Blu-ray & DVD (Magnet Releasing)

RELEASE DATE: February 13, 2018 Magnet Releasing is giving Takashi Miike’s (13 Assassins, Terra Formars) live-action movie adaptation of Hiroaki Samura’s manga, Blade of the Immortal, a Blu-ray & DVD release on February 13, 2018. This period samurai film stars Takuya Kimura (2046), Hana Sugisaki (Mozu: … Continue reading

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