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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'Detective Conan' Gets New Live-Action TV Special February 02, 2011
'Detective Conan' Gets New Live-Action TV Special

This week's Shonen Sunday magazine will officially reveal that a new live-action 'Detective Conan' special is about to go into production. The show, which is the third of its kind, is being developed as part of the 15th anniversary celebration of the popular television anime series.

Trailer For 'The Citizen Police 69' February 01, 2011
Trailer For 'The Citizen Police 69'

The trailer has been released for 'The Citizen Police 69', a live-action adaptation of Kimio Yanagisawa's manga series. Directed by Ryuichi Honda, the film stars Toshiya Sakai as an average middle-aged company employee who is chosen to become part of an anti-crime organisation.

'The Killer' Remake Gets A Director And Star February 01, 2011
'The Killer' Remake Gets A Director And Star

A remake of John Woo's 1989 action flick 'The Killer' has been on the Hollywood radar for some time, but it finally looks like the project is going ahead. South Korean director John H. Lee ('71: Into the Fire') has signed on to helm the film, with Jung Woo-Sung ('Reign Of Assassins') cast as one of the leads.

'Legend Of The Fist' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray February 01, 2011
'Legend Of The Fist' On UK DVD And Blu-Ray

Director Andrew Lau's martial arts actioner 'Legend Of The Fist: The Return Of Chen Zhen' is now available to own on UK DVD and Blu-Ray. Written and produced by Gordon Chan, the film is a continuation of the story of Chen Zhen, the fictional character made famous by Bruce Lee in 'Fist Of Fury'.

'The Man From Nowhere' On Korean DVD And Blu-Ray January 31, 2011
'The Man From Nowhere' On Korean DVD And Blu-Ray

CJ Entertainment have announced the Korean DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'The Man From Nowhere' for the 23rd February, 2011. Written and directed by Lee Jeong Beom, the film stars Won Bin ('Mother') as a mysterious agent who goes to increasingly dangerous and desperate lengths to save a girl.

BoA Headlining Hollywood Dance Movie January 31, 2011
BoA Headlining Hollywood Dance Movie

Korean singer BoA (full name: Kwon Bo-ah) has been cast in the lead role for a new Hollywood dance film. Set to begin filming later this year, 'Cobu 3D' will be written and directed by Duane Adler, who previously penned other dance genre movies such as 'Step Up' and 'Save The Last Dance'.

'Yi Yi' On US Blu-Ray January 28, 2011
'Yi Yi' On US Blu-Ray

The Criterion Collection have announced the US Blu-Ray release of 'Yi Yi' for the 15th March, 2011. Directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang ('A Brighter Summer Day'), the film follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral.

Trailer For 'Come Rain, Come Shine' January 28, 2011
Trailer For 'Come Rain, Come Shine'

The trailer has been released for 'Come Rain, Come Shine', a new relationship drama directed by Lee Yoon-ki ('This Charming Girl'). The film stars Hyun Bin and Im Soo-jung as a young married couple who reach a crisis stage when the wife confesses she has fallen in love with another man.

'A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop' On US DVD/BD January 28, 2011
'A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop' On US DVD/BD

Sony Pictures Classics have announced the US DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop' for the 1st February, 2011. Directed by Zhang Yimou, the film is a remake of the Coen Brother’s 'Blood Simple' that transports the action back to a remote desert town in ancient China.

Trailer For 'The Underdog Knight 2' January 27, 2011
Trailer For 'The Underdog Knight 2'

The trailer has been released for 'The Underdog Knight 2', a direct sequel to Ding Sheng's 2008 action drama. The film sees Liu Ye reprising his role as the kung fu fighting former Naval officer, who this time around must take on a group of criminals intent on stealing a national treasure.

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