Hong Kong

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame Review

Pseudo-historical, slightly spooky, but infinitely kung fu (with choreography by the beloved Sammo Hung) do Detective Dee’s massive CGI set pieces and explosively absurd fight scenarios create any competition for our biggest 'busters back home? Namely Sherlock Holmes? Which I’m saying because I guess that’s the easiest reference point for a spectacle detective story?

Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival Starts Today

The 14th annual Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival starts today and runs through November 15th. The festival is Canada’s premier pan-Asian film festival, showcasing the best in Asian and Asian-Canadian cinema. Reel Asian also hosts a number of industry panels, as well as events for film fans.

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2010

The 14th annual Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival is Canada's premier pan-Asian international film festival, fostering the exchange of cultural and artistic ideals between east and west. It provides a public forum for homegrown Asian media artists and their work, and fuels the growing appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada.

Johnnie To’s Vengeance Trailer Shoots You in the Face

The trailer for director Johnnie To‘s new film Vengeance has shot its way online.  To, whose previous films include Election, Exiled and the quirky Mad Detective, is considered by many as one of the best action director’s working in Hong Kong today.  Vengeance looks to be another solid entry into To’s catalogue.  Starring the always […]