Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin
Resolutely pulp entertainment that hits enough of its targets to satisfy

Drug War

Drug War
A great police thriller that features a cast and crew giving it their all

Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons

Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons
A solid fantasy that retains a fair amount of that Stephen Chow magic
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'Kamen Rider' Celebrates 40th Anniversary In Style March 01, 2011
'Kamen Rider' Celebrates 40th Anniversary In Style

To celebrate the Kamen Rider franchise's 40th anniversary, a new live-action movie is in production entitled 'OOO Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders'. The film will feature all 28 Kamen Rider heroes from every series, as well as cameos from Kikaider, Kikaider 01, Inazuman, and Kaiketsu Zubat.

Andy Lau And Deannie Yip Reunite In 'Sister Peach' February 28, 2011
Andy Lau And Deannie Yip Reunite In 'Sister Peach'

Back in 1988, Andy Lau was praised for the realistic mother-son relationship he created with real-life godmother Deannie Yip in the courtroom drama 'The Unwritten Law'. Now, over 23 years later, the pair are to be reunited on-screen for director Ann Hui's new film entitled 'Sister Peach' (AKA 'Tao Jie').

Trailer For 'Eliminating Order' February 28, 2011
Trailer For 'Eliminating Order'

The trailer has been released for 'Eliminating Order', a new Vietnamese martial arts actioner directed by Do Quang Minh. The film stars Tran Kim Hoang as an ex-gang member who is forced to fight for his life after a rival Japanese gang decide that they want him eliminated.

'71 - Into the Fire' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray February 28, 2011
'71 - Into the Fire' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray

Cine Asia have announced the UK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of '71 - Into the Fire' for the 14th March, 2011. Directed by John H. Lee ('A Moment to Remember'), the film is an epic war drama that uses incredibly realistic battle sequences to tell the true story of courage in the face of insurmountable odds.

Hark Announces 'Detective Dee: The Prequel' February 25, 2011
Hark Announces 'Detective Dee: The Prequel'

Director Tsui Hark believes that his first 'Detective Dee' movie didn't include enough personal history for the legendary detective, so he has opted to make a prequel. Provisionally titled 'Detective Dee: The Prequel', the film is expected to be shot in 3D (sarcastic cheer!) and will start shooting later this year.

'Whore Angels' On US DVD February 25, 2011
'Whore Angels' On US DVD

Pink Eiga have announced the US DVD release of 'Whore Angels' for the 14th March, 2011.  Directed by Mototsugu Watanabe ('Sexy Battle Girls'), the film is a sex comedy that centres around a cow-girl drifter who becomes the most popular girl at a whore house thanks to her magical healing touch.

'Demon Empire' On UK DVD February 24, 2011
'Demon Empire' On UK DVD

Metrodome have announced the UK DVD release of 'Demon Empire' (AKA 'The Restless') for the 28th March, 2011. The film is a lavish scale martial arts extravaganza that includes ninjas, samurais and massed armies marauding against each other with an epic fantasy backdrop.

Lau, Wu And Koo Return For 'Overheard 2' February 24, 2011
Lau, Wu And Koo Return For 'Overheard 2'

Production has now started on 'Overheard 2', a sequel to the 2009 cop thriller directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. The film will once again be co-directed and co-written by Mak and Chong, and will also retain the original acting trio of Lau Ching Wan, Daniel Wu and Louis Koo.

Trailer For 'Keibetsu' February 23, 2011
Trailer For 'Keibetsu'

The trailer has been released for 'Keibetsu', an upcoming romantic drama from director Ryuichi Hiroki. Based on a novel by the late Kenji Nakagami, the film stars Kengo Kora and Anne Suzuki as a young couple who attempt to overcome several obstacles as they struggle to stay together.

Teaser Trailer For 'Sky Fighters' February 23, 2011
Teaser Trailer For 'Sky Fighters'

The teaser trailer has been released for 'Sky Fighters' (AKA 'J-10's Sortie'), a star-studded military action movie from director Ning Haiqiang. Dubbed as a Chinese version of 'Top Gun', the film tells the story of two outstanding pilots competing for the position of division commander.

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