Officer Of The Year

Officer Of The Year
A satirical swipe on glitzy Korea as well as serious food for thought

Tokyo Zombie

Tokyo Zombie
More hit than miss and a welcome addition to the zombie comedy genre

A Class To Remember

A Class To Remember
A portrait of quiet hope and self-worth painted with delicate strokes
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'Ghost' On Korean DVD May 26, 2011
'Ghost' On Korean DVD

CJ Entertainment have announced the Korean DVD release of 'Ghost' for the 30th May, 2011. The film is an official Japanese-Korean remake of the Hollywood supernatural romance that  transports the original setting from New York to Tokyo and switches the gender of the two main characters.

Teaser Trailer For 'Mysterious Island' May 26, 2011
Teaser Trailer For 'Mysterious Island'

The teaser trailer has been released for 'Mysterious Island', a new Chinese horror flick helmed by Chung Kai Cheong ('A-1'). The film focuses around a group of people who head to a deserted island to participate in a survivor competion. The cast includes Jordan Chan, Yang Mi, Hayama Hiro and Janel Tsai.

Takashi Miike Directing 'Ace Attorney' Adaptation? May 26, 2011
Takashi Miike Directing 'Ace Attorney' Adaptation?

Japanese director Takashi Miike ('Ichi The Killer') has revealed that his next film will be a court drama based on a Nintendo DS videogame. Although he is yet to confirm the exact title, the most popular opinion is that the project will be a live-action adaptation of Capcom's 'Ace Attorney' franchise.

An Interview With Rina Takeda May 25, 2011
An Interview With Rina Takeda

Rina Takeda was the name on action fans lips when a teaser trailer for her first film, ‘High Kick Girl’, found its way onto the internet. With her second film ready for worldwide release, Far East Films had the opportunity to talk with Rina when she attended the yearly Terracotta Asian Film Festival.

'Evangelion: 2.22' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray May 23, 2011
'Evangelion: 2.22' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray

Manga Entertainment have announced the UK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance' for the 20th June, 2011. Written by Hideaki Anno and directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki, the film is the second of four movies based on the original 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' anime series.

Trailer For 'My Kingdom' May 23, 2011
Trailer For 'My Kingdom'

The trailer has been released for 'My Kingdom', a new Chinese martial arts drama directed by Gao Xiaosong. The film tells the story of two brothers’ quest for fame, love and revenge, back dropped by the Shanghai opera stage during its 1920s heyday. The cast includes Wu Chun, Barbie Hsu and Han Geng.

'Nabari No Ou: Complete Series 1 Part 1' On UK DVD May 23, 2011
'Nabari No Ou: Complete Series 1 Part 1' On UK DVD

Manga Entertainment have announced the UK DVD release of 'Nabari No Ou: Complete Series 1 Part 1' for the 20th June, 2011. Based on a shounen manga by Kamatani Yuuki, the series revolves around a junior high student who comes under attack after it is revealed that he possesses a hidden power.

Web Trailer For 'Sengoku Basara: The Last Party' May 23, 2011
Web Trailer For 'Sengoku Basara: The Last Party'

A second, web-only trailer has been released for 'Sengoku Basara: The Last Party', the theatrical continuation of the samurai action anime. The series, which is based on the Capcom video game series, focuses around a group of historical warlords who are caught in an endless struggle for power.

Poster And Stills For 'Overheard 2' May 18, 2011
Poster And Stills For 'Overheard 2'

The poster art and some stills have been released for 'Overheard 2', the sequel to Alan Mak and Felix Chong's 2009 cop thriller. The film is once again being co-directed and co-written by Mak and Chong, and will also feature the original acting trio of Lau Ching Wan, Daniel Wu and Louis Koo.

Keanu Reeves Passes On 'Akira' May 18, 2011
Keanu Reeves Passes On 'Akira'

Following talks with Warner Bros., actor Keanu Reeves has turned down the chance to appear in their upcoming live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga 'Akira'. Warner have also reportedly shut down 'Akira's previsualisation department and most of the staff that were working on the film have been let go.

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