New Kinds of Heroism: King Hu’s "The Fate of Lee Khan" Restored

After decades lost in the darkest corners of video distribution, on samizdat VHS tapes haphazardly dubbed and cropped, or edited by companies like Miramax and even less reputable organizations, the ...

Film Review: Wheels on Meals (1984) by Sammo Hung

“How’s business? Is it any good.” “No, it’s worse than ever.” After having worked together on films like “Winners and Sinners” and “Project A” (both in 1983) Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao and Sammo Hung ...

The most influential Asian movies of the last 50 years

Asian films are among the best critically acclaimed movies on IMDb. Some of them are more than just good films, however. Some movies made by Asian directors made a lasting impact on the world of ...

Film Review: Project A (1983) by Jackie Chan

Let me start with a very personal note. I must have been around 7 or 8 years old, back at the 80’s, when the clerk of the video store in my neighborhood suggested (to my mother actually) that, instead ...

Rediance to handle sales of Alibaba’s Project A titles (exclusive)

Collaboration will start with Xing Jian’s Winter After Winter, starring Yan Bingyan. Beijing-based sales outfit Rediance has reached an agreement with Alibaba Pictures to handle international ...

Review: Heart of Glass—Jackie Chan's "Police Story"

After a second failed attempt to break into the American market with The Protector (1985), a film in which he repeatedly conflicted with director James Glickenhaus, Jackie Chan returned to Hong Kong ...

Now Casting: Netflix’s ‘The Week Of’ + 3 More Gigs

In today’s casting roundup, “The Week Of,” an upcoming Netflix feature film under Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions banner, is seeking background actors. There are also opportunities in the ...

Looking back at Jackie Chan’s Project A movies

Craig Lines Aug 2, 2017 The martial arts master Jackie Chan made some amazing movies. We take a look back at the superb Project A series... It’s a mystery to me why Jackie Chan appears in so few ...

Blackfin partners launch sales outfit Rediance at Shanghai fest

Blackfin partners launch sales outfit Rediance at Shanghai fest Exclusive: Indie-focused company debuts at festival with four films on slate. Blackfin Productions’ Xie Meng and Wang Zijian have launched a Beijing-based sales company, Rediance, to grow the ...

Film Acquisition Rundown: Samuel Goldwyn Films Picks Up ‘Youth in Oregon,’ The Orchard Buys ‘Monkey Business’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: Samuel Goldwyn Films Picks Up ‘Youth in Oregon,’ The Orchard Buys ‘Monkey Business’ and More Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here. -Orion Pictures and ...

New to Streaming: ‘Kate Plays Christine,’ ‘Sully,’ ‘Frank & Lola,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Alibaba teams with Fosun, Sta on talent development

Alibaba teams with Fosun, Sta on talent development China’s Alibaba Pictures is joining forces with Shanghai Theatre Academy (Sta) and Fosun Group to develop new talent for the film and TV industries. Alibaba Pictures, Sta and Fosun Group have said ...

A History Of Violence: Jackie Chan perfects his goofy, amazing, insanely dangerous style

With A History Of Violence, Tom Breihan picks the most important action movie of every year, starting with the genre’s birth and moving right up to whatever Vin Diesel’s doing this very minute. ...

Sammo Hung: The Man, The Legend

Sammo Hung is regarded as one of the greatest Kung Fu performers of his generation. His high tempo, hard htting fight sequences have captured audiences all over the world. Future generations will look ...

Supercut: Improbable Weapons Part 2

Burger Fiction is back with part 2 of their "Improbable Weapons Used in Movies" supercut series. To catch up on the first entry, click here. This second edition features some pretty ridiculous items ...

Julianna Margulies Hums Her Way Through the Red Carpet

Julianna Margulies Hums Her Way Through the Red Carpet That's one way to get through a red carpet! Julianna Margulies attended the 17th Annual Project A.L.S. New York City Gala in NYC on Wednesday, Oct. 28, and offered some interesting advice on the step ...

The Raymond Chow And Golden Harvest Era (Part 2)

(1981-1989 – The Three Dragons) After the early 1980’s, Golden Harvest started to branch out into the modern-day world leaving behind the Kung Fu cinema age and progressing into something massive. ...

The top 20 underappreciated films of 1984

The year that gave us Gremlins, Ghostbusters and The Temple Of Doom also gave us these 20 underappreciated movies... It's been said that 1984 was a vintage year for movies, and looking back, it's ...

Second ‘Jem’ trailer is making me tired…just so, so tired

Second ‘Jem’ trailer is making me tired…just so, so tired Look. I tried to give this movie the benefit of the doubt. When the first “Jem and the Holograms” trailer dropped, I was tentatively on board. Jem’s declaration of “Showtime Synergy” gave me hope that ...

Julianna Margulies: The Only Reason I'd Ever Join Twitter Is ...

Julianna Margulies: The Only Reason I'd Ever Join Twitter Is ... She's more than just a Good Wife! In the cover story of this week's issue of The Edit magazine, Julianna Margulies talks about the intersection of her philanthropic efforts and celebrity status. ...

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