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‘A Hard Day’ and ‘Tunnel’ director to deliver zombies to Netflix

Kim Seong-Hun, the filmmaker behind A Hard Day and Tunnel, is making an eight-episode Korean zombie series for Netflix from a script by Kim Eun-hee (Signal). According to Deadline, Kingdom is set in Korea’s medieval Joseon period where a crown prince is sent on a … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Firestorm | Blu-ray | Only $8.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Firestorm, starring Andy Lau (Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame), Yao Chen (Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe) and Gordon Lam (Trivisa). Firestorm is a high-octane action/thriller set in modern day Hong Kong. It … Continue reading

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Logan (2017) Review

AKA: Logan: The Wolverine Director: James Mangold Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant, Boyd Holbrook, Dafne Keen, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq La Salle, Elise Nea, Daniel Bernhardt Running Time: 137 min. By Zach Nix James Mangold’s Logan is such … Continue reading

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New Poster for the all-star martial arts actioner ‘Death Fighter’

A brand new poster has emerged for Death Fighter (aka White Tiger), an upcoming martial arts movie starring Matt Mullins (Mortal Kombat: Legacy), Cynthia Rothrock (Yes, Madam), Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Martial Arts Kid) and the late Joe Lewis (Force: Five). Death Fighter … Continue reading

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Poster for ‘Foreigner’ has London calling Jackie Chan and 007

Perhaps Jackie Chan (Police Story 2013) is taking a page from Liam Neeson’s playbook and realizing that, even at the ripe age of 62 years-old, there’s no reason he has to retire from a life of action. That would explain why … Continue reading

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Donnie Yen to battle Triads in ‘Sleeping Dogs’ film adaptation

Considering Donnie Yen’s (Flash Point, Kung Fu Jungle) involvement in two high-profile Hollywood projects (xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Star Wars: Rogue One), it was inevitable that he would sooner, rather than later, headline his own Hollywood film. News outlets are reporting that the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Juno Mak to helm all-star crime epic ‘Sons of the Neon Night’

Juno Mak (Dream Home), the actor/director of 2013’s Rigor Mortis, is once again stepping behind the camera for Sons of the Neon Night, an upcoming gangster epic with an all-star cast that includes Takeshi Kaneshiro (Wu Xia), Tony Leung Ka Fai (League of Gods) and Kara Hui (The Midnight After). … Continue reading

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Well Go USA is headed for ‘Prison’ on March 31, 2017

Well Go USA has just announced the theatrical release for Na Hyeon’s South Korean thriller Prison, starring Han Suk-Kyu (Tell Me Something) and Kim Rae-Won (Gangnam Blues). After a fatal accident, Yu-gon, a former police inspector, is sentenced to hard … Continue reading

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Prequel to Donnie Yen’s ‘Painted Skin’ coming in 2019

Back in 2008, director Gordon Chan (Armageddon) helmed an action-romance titled Painted Skin, starring Chen Kun (Zhong Kui), Zhou Xun (The Banquet), Zhao Wei (14 Blades) and Donnie Yen (xXx: Return of Xander Cage). The film was loosely based on … Continue reading

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Murder is the case for Well Go USA’s ‘Bluebeard’

South Korean writer/director Lee So-Youn (The Uninvited) is back with more thrills and chills with Bluebeard, a new film that’s getting a March 17th theatrical release from Well Go USA. When a doctor learns a murderous secret from a sedated … Continue reading

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Master (2016) Review

Director: Jo Eui-seok Writer: Jo Eui-seok, Kim Hyun-duk Cast: Lee Byung-hun, Gang Dong-won, Kim Woo-bin, Uhm Ji-won, Oh Dal-su, Jin Kyung, Monsour Del Rosario, Jung Won-jung, Yoo Yeon-soo, Jo Hyun-chul, Paek Hae-soo Running Time: 143 min. By Paul Bramhall The Korean film industry rounded out 2016 with … Continue reading

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Akira Kurosawa’s ‘The Mask of the Black Death’ in the works

Chinese entertainment company Huayi Brothers (Mojin: The Lost Legend, Dragon Blade) have announced The Mask of the Black Death, an upcoming film based on a script by one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Akira Kurosawa … Continue reading

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The Handmaiden | Blu-ray (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2017 From visionary director Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance) comes The Handmaiden (read our review), a film adaptation of Sarah Waters’ 2002 novel, Fingersmith. The Handmaiden will be getting a Blu-ray release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on March … Continue reading

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Pulse | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: July 11, 2017 Arrow Video presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse (aka Kairo, read our review). Award-winning filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa (not related to Akira) delivered one of the finest entries in the “J-Horror” cycle of films with … Continue reading

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Headshot (2016) Review

Director: The Mo Brothers Writer: Timo Tjahjanto Cast: Iko Uwais, Julie Estelle, Chelsea Islan, David Hendrawan, Epy Kusnandar, Zack Lee, Sunny Pang, Very Tri Yulisman Running Time: 118 min. By Martin Sandison While the world waits with bated breath for the … Continue reading

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First Trailer for Bong Joon-ho’s Netflix creature film ‘Okja’

Bong Joon-ho (The Snowpiercer), the acclaimed director of the 2006 Korean monster masterpiece The Host, will debut his latest film Okja on Netflix June 28th Meet Mija (Seohyun An), a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping … Continue reading

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Hole, The | aka Trap (1997) Review

Director: Kim Sung-hong Writer: Yeo Hye-yeong Cast: Yoon So-jeong, Park Yong-woo, Choi Ji-woo, Mun Su-jin, Lee Seung-woo, Jeon Hong-ryeol, Koo Hey-ryoung, Youn Sung-hun, Tae Yu-rim, Kim Gye-pae, Seo Eun-sun Running Time: 100 min. By Paul Bramhall Director Kim Sung-hong may not be a name … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Ip Man Trilogy | Blu-ray | Only $14.96 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray set for the complete Ip Man Trilogy, which contains 2008’s Ip Man, 2010’s Ip Man 2 and 2015’s Ip Man 3. One Great Man. One Inspiring Story. And now, one quintessential collection. This biographical … Continue reading

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Michelle Yeoh takes on a Malaysian Bigfoot in ‘Mawas’

Brace yourself for Jeffrey Chiang’s Mawas, an upcoming thriller that’s being dubbed as “Malaysia’s first monster movie.” Headlining the film is Hong Kong action star Michelle Yeoh (Reign of Assassins). But don’t expect something in the lines of King Kong, Godzilla or any other … Continue reading

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Great Wall, The (2016) Review

Director: Zhang Yimou Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Cheney Chen, Huang Xuan, Karry Wang, Ryan Zheng, Numan Acar, Johnny Cicco, Vicky Yu, Bing Liu Running Time: 104 min.  By Kyle Warner In … Continue reading

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