Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
Bong Joon-Ho makes a very confident and thrilling English language debut

Nobody's Daughter Hae-Won

Nobody's Daughter Hae-Won
Hang Sang-Soo blends together a minor story with unremarkable characters

Re-cycle

Re-cycle
Probably a film best viewed several times to fully appreciate and digest
227
'Officer Of The Year' On Korean DVD August 07, 2011
'Officer Of The Year' On Korean DVD

Candle Media have announced the Korean DVD release of 'Officer Of The Year' (AKA 'The Apprehenders') for the 30th August, 2011. Written and directed by Lim Chan-ik, the film stars Park Joong-hoon and Lee Seon-gyoon as a pair of police officers who compete to make the most arrests.

Full Trailer For 'Love In Space' August 07, 2011
Full Trailer For 'Love In Space'

The full trailer has been released for 'Love In Space', Wing Shya and Tony Chan's semi-sequel to last year's 'Hot Summer Days'. The film is an ensemble romantic comedy that follows the lives of three sisters who all unexpectedly encounter new romances in Beijing, Sydney and even outer space.

'Beginning Of The Great Revival' On HK DVD & BD August 07, 2011
'Beginning Of The Great Revival' On HK DVD & BD

CN Entertainment have announced the HK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'Beginning Of The Great Revival' for the 18th August, 2011. Featuring an all-star cast, the film is a sweeping historial epic that celebrates the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.

Teaser For 'A Letter To Momo' August 06, 2011
Teaser For 'A Letter To Momo'

The teaser trailer has been released for 'A Letter To Momo', a new animated feature film from director Hiroyuki Okiura ('Jin-Roh'). The story centres around a young girl who moves to the old family house where she discovers a dusty and worn out book that contains some unexpected surprises.

'Space Battleship Yamato' On HK DVD And Blu-Ray August 06, 2011
'Space Battleship Yamato' On HK DVD And Blu-Ray

Panorama have announced the HK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'Space Battleship Yamato' for the 13th August, 2011. Directed by Takashi Yamazaki, the film is a live-action adaptation of the landmark 1974 animated series that focuses around a space battleship going into war in outer space.

Full Trailer For 'Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai' August 05, 2011
Full Trailer For 'Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai'

The full trailer has been released for 'Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai', Takashi Miike’s 3D remake of Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 film 'Harakiri' (AKA 'Seppuku'). The film stars Ebizo Ichikawa ('Sea Without Exit') as a samurai who goes looking for revenge after his son-in-law is forced to commit hara-kiri.

Trailer For 'Blue Salt' August 05, 2011
Trailer For 'Blue Salt'

The trailer has been released for 'Blue Salt', a new Korean gangster flick from director Lee Hyun-Seung ('Il Mare'). The film stars Song Kang-ho ('Sympathy For Mr Vengeance') as a tough yet charismatic gang boss who finds himself being targeted by mysterious girl, played by Sin Se-kyeong ('Acoustic').

Japan Flix Offering Two Movies For Free August 04, 2011
Japan Flix Offering Two Movies For Free

From the 5th to the 7th August, Japan Flix will be making two movies on their new streaming service available for free to all members. Membership is free and it only takes seconds to join. To become a member, head over to www.japanflix.com and click on the 'Join' button at the top of the screen.

Trailer For 'Elbowroom' August 04, 2011
Trailer For 'Elbowroom'

The trailer has been released for 'Elbowroom', a new South Korean drama directed by Ham Kyoung-rock. The film revolves around a physically disabled girl who finds love while in the care of a Christian home. However, relationships are forbidden and an unexpected pregnancy alerts the authorities.

Yen And Cheung Headline 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' Remake August 04, 2011
Yen And Cheung Headline 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' Remake

Action star Donnie Yen is set to appear alongside Cecilia Cheung in a Hong Kong adaptation of the 2005 Hollywood action thriller 'Mr. And Mrs. Smith'. Entitled 'Assassin Couple', the film will apparently feature a completely different storyline from the original, though there will still be some similarities.

227