International News - Foreign, Overseas

0.5 MM Edges Out Competition in Five Flavours

Last Friday, the 9th edition of the Five Flavours Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland ended with a screening of Sono Sion's Love and Peace and the announcement of the People's Jury Awards. Coming up on top was the widely praised... More »
By Pierce Conran   

IP MAN 3 Hong Kong Trailer: "Ip Man's Wing Chun Isn't The Real Thing"

Director Wilson Yip and action superstar Donnie Yen's latest collaboration, Ip Man 3, will be released in its native Hong Kong in just over a month's time. Fans living in UK, Australia and New Zealand will also get to see... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Philip Ng Is Bruce Lee In George Nolfi's BIRTH OF THE DRAGON

Word first broke about The Adjustment Bureau director George Nolfi's upcoming Birth Of The Dragon back in February and with production just around the corner further details have arrived on the Bruce Lee biopic.Birth of The Dragon recreates the mid-1960's... More »
By Todd Brown   

Criterion's THE GRADUATE, Plus Chaplin, Oshima, Troell, And More Coming In February

And here's to you, Criterion Collection! The home video company just announced its February 2016 slate of releases, topped by Mike Nichols' The Graduate. Dustin Hoffman's star-making performance as recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock, who begins an affair with spiky... More »
By Peter Martin   

NYC Happenings: "Nobuhiko Obayashi: A Retrospective," A Career-Spanning Showcase That Goes Far Beyond HOUSE

The Japanese filmmaker Obayashi Nobuhiko, now 77 and still quite active -- his most recent feature Seven Weeks screened at this year's Japan Cuts festival -- is best known in the U.S. for his 1977 debut feature House, his wild... More »

Yuen Woo-ping And Tsui Hark Team Up For MIRACLE FIGHTERS Remake

A pair of Hong Kong film icons are teaming up for the first time in over a decade to bring a new version of an old classic to the big screen.Film Biz Asia report that Yuen Woo-ping will direct a... More »
By Todd Brown   

Thai Film Giant GMM Tai Hub Shutting Down, Dissolving Operations

In news that appears to have come as a shock even to industry watchers in Thailand, it was announced Friday that Thai production powerhouse GMM Tai Hub will dissolve and cease operations. The news comes as a surprise given that... More »
By Todd Brown   

IP MAN 3 Making-Of Video Shows Wing Chun Vs Muay Thai, Boxing And Wing Chun!

For fans of director Wilson Yip and action star Donnie Yen's Ip Man movies, the third film in the series is probably their most anticipated film of the year. So far, a teaser and US trailer have been released, and now... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive November Giveaway!

To celebrate the Australian release of Parasyte Part 1 on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE awesome live-action manga / anime adaptation prize packs!Each prize pack consists of the following:  - Parasyte Part... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Giveaway: Win A Blu-ray Of Sono Sion's TOKYO TRIBE From XLrator Media

XLrator Media will be releasing Sono Sion's hip hop musical crazy fest, Tokyo Tribe, on DVD and Blu-ray on December 1st. TwitchFilm has two Blu-rays to give to lucky readers in the U.S.In a futuristic Japan, territorial street gangs form... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See OUR TIMES In Cinemas!

Thanks to Australian distributor Magnum Films, we have FIVE double passes for Our Times to give away to our readers. This smash hit romantic comedy has taken Taiwan and Hong Kong by storm and drawn comparisons with 2011's Taiwanese blockbuster... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Ninjas, Cons And A Touch Of Zen: Eureka's January Line-Up Demands All Your Cash

Eureka! Entertainment have announced a killer line-up of titles for January that should have cinephiles the world over doing dextrous backflips for joy.Two new titles will be joining the Masters of Cinema series in January, both of which are absolute... More »
By James Marsh   


Hollywood is paying a lot of attention to Bong Joon-ho these days. This week already gave us an upcoming partnership between the Korean auteur and Netflix (Okja) and now THR reports that his sci-fi Snowpiercer will be adapted for American television.... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Get Your First Glimpse Of Bruce Lee In IP MAN 3 US Trailer

Well Go Entertainment will be unleashing Wilson Yip's Ip Man 3 on North American audiences on 22 January 2016, and have just unveiled their first trailer for the film. There's plenty of new footage of Donnie Yen squaring off against... More »
By James Marsh   

Nikkatsu, Vertical Entertainment And XYZ Films Line Up For A HEADSHOT

Deadline is reporting that the Mo Brothers' action thriller Headshot has been picked up for distribution by Nikkatsu, Vertical Entertainment and XYZ Films. The three companies are partnering on a day and date release of the Indonesian film. They will... More »
By Andrew Mack   

You Want Exclusive Stills From THE WORLD OF KANAKO? We Got Them Right Here!

Our good friends at Drafthouse Films have hooked us up with a bevy of stills from The World of Kanako. the latest from Confessions director Nakashima Tetsuya. Drafthouse will release the film in cinemas and on VOD on December 4th. An uncompromising revenge thriller... More »
By Andrew Mack   

CALAMARI WRESTLER Director Returns With Japanese Superhero Spoof OUTERMAN!

While we should probably wait to see the film before declaring any sort of comeback, we do at least feel comfortable delivering a healthy "Hello, stranger," to director Kawasaki Minoru who returns to the big screen this year with superhero... More »
By Todd Brown   

Five Flavours Serves Up John Woo, Taiwanese Wuxia Films And More For 9th Edition

Poland's top destination for Asian cinema, the Five Flavours Film Festival, is setting the table for its 9th edition, which kicks off on Friday this week (November 12th). Opening with the recently restored version of A Better Tomorrow (1986) and... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Netflix and Bong Joon-ho Team Up For Creature Feature OKJA

Big news for Korean film fans today as both Netflix and Plan B have confirmed their participation on Bong Joon-ho's Okja. The English-Korean monster feature has already lined up a very impressive cast, with Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano,... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Choi Min-sik On The Hunt In THE TIGER: AN OLD HUNTER'S TALE Trailer

Last seen in Roaring Currents, the most successful Korean film of all time, and as the villain in Luc Besson's Lucy, Choi Min-sik returns to screens next month as a hunter tasked with taking down the last tiger on the... More »
By Pierce Conran   
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