New Images from Bi Gan’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ Reveal Our Most-Anticipated Cannes 2018 Premiere

Far and away our most-anticipated film at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival isn’t even premiering in the competition lineup. Bi Gan’s dreamlike odyssey Kaili Blues was one of the best films of 2016, and ...

Win a Cine Asia double bill with The Final Master on DVD & Blu-ray

Author: Competitions To celebrate the release of acclaimed martial arts movie The Final Master from Cine Asia, we have an awesome kung fu DVD double bill up for grabs including Ip Man and Young Bruce ...

Film Review: The Final Master (2015) by Xu Haofeng

Attempting to explore more traditional terrain, writer/director Xu Haofeng decides to explore one of his own novellas for his third directorial outing after the acclaimed efforts ‘The Sword Identity’ ...

Jackie Chan Presents Reset – Debuting on Digital & Blu-ray February 6th

From producer Jackie Chan and director Hong-Seung Yoon (The Target), the action-packed sci-fi thriller Reset arrives on digital and Blu-ray February 6 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Yang Mi ...

Check Out All The Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in October

Netflix has released a list of all of the movies and TV shows that are coming to Netflix in the month of October along with the release dates of them. They've got some good stuff coming including some ...

A Double Dose of Noah Baumbach Comes to Netflix Next Month, Plus ‘Before Midnight,’ ‘Donnie Darko,’ and More

A Double Dose of Noah Baumbach Comes to Netflix Next Month, Plus ‘Before Midnight,’ ‘Donnie Darko,’ and More While October usually signals the arrival of all sorts of spooky, creepy, scary, and otherwise appropriately Halloween-themed films to both theaters and streaming services, this month’s batch of new ...

The Final Master Arrives on Digital, Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD July 25th

Haofeng Xu (screenwriter of The Grandmaster) writes and directs the action-packed martial arts drama The Final Master, available on digital, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD July 25 from Well Go USA ...

Xu Haofeng’s “The Final Master” screening at Fantasia International Film Festival

Adapting a script based on the life of the last Wing Chun master’s quest to pass down his art in pre-wwii China, Xu Haofeng (the writer of “The Grandmaster) decided to use an original style of ...

Fantasia 2017 Announces Final Films

Fantasia 2017 Final Announcements Late last month we brought you the first wave of announcement’s for the forthcoming Fantasia International Film Festival. It was already shaping up nicely with a ...

Martial arts action film 'Hidden Sword' gets international deal

Martial arts action film 'Hidden Sword' gets international deal Exclusive: Distribution Workshop picks up Xu Haofeng-directed title. Hong Kong-based Distribution Workshop has picked up international rights to martial arts action title The Hidden Sword, directed ...

Tang Wei to Lead ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night,’ the Next Film From ‘Kaili Blues’ Director Bi Gan

One of the best debuts of last year — and one of the best films, period — was Bi Gan‘s dreamlike odyssey Kaili Blues. Finally now available on Blu-ray, the Chinese director is prepping his follow-up ...

Tang Wei to star in Bi Gan’s 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night'

Exclusive: Wild Bunch to handle sales on ‘Kaili Blues’ director’s second feature Chinese director Bi Gan has attracted a top-flight cast for his second feature, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, ...

'The Final Master' wins at Berlin's Asian Brilliant Stars

'The Final Master' wins at Berlin's Asian Brilliant Stars Xu Haofeng took best director for his martial arts film at the inaugural edition of the event. Chinese director Xu Haofeng won best director for The Final Master at the inaugural Asian Brilliant ...

What Are You Watching?: Movies about fighters and born losers

What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. Two wuxia movies by the Chinese ...

’10th Five Flavours Festival’ Asian Film Festival

For 10 years, Five Flavours Film Festival has been presenting the best cinema from Asia, its meanings and contexts. Initially, the Festival focused solely on Vietnamese films, but it evolved to become ...

Interview: Director Xu Haofeng Mixes Philosophy, Politics And Knives In The Final Master

A director who’s won awards as a screenwriter, martial arts choreographer and literary novelist, Xu Haofeng seriously believes in multitasking. The writer of Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster and Chen ...

Ninja Turtles 2 Wins the Weekend Box Office with $35.2M

Ninja Turtles 2 Wins the Weekend Box Office with $35.2M After winning at the box office with $65.3 million over the three-day weekend and $80 million over the four-day holiday, 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse wasn't expected to win two weeks in a row. ...

‘The Final Master’ Is A Captivating & Meditative Marital Arts Drama [Review]

When it comes to mainstream modern martial-arts flicks, Western audiences have become jaded as they expect rapid-fire fight scenes full of downright supernatural moves that defy the rules of physics, ...

Will Ninja Turtles 2 Be a Bigger Box Office Hit Than Expected?

Will Ninja Turtles 2 Be a Bigger Box Office Hit Than Expected? Another Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, as 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse pulls away with an easy win at the box office. The superhero sequel took in $65.3 million over the three-day ...

X-Men: Apocalypse Beats Alice 2 at the Box Office with $65M

X-Men: Apocalypse Beats Alice 2 at the Box Office with $65M Two new releases hit theaters this weekend, both vying for the box office crown over the Memorial Day holiday. 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse and Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass both ...

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