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: We are usually a little bit late with our news on this site, but this promising action-thriller drama has already been released across
Korean theaters in October. DVD should be out soon. The movie is about a group of five killers who kidnap a baby and raise it to be a lethal killer.
Kim Yun-Seok ("Punch"
) plays the gang's leader and the movie is directed by Jang Joon-Hwan ("Save the Green Planet").
There is an English subtitled
for you to form your own opinion.
"The Raid 2: Berandal"
: There is finally a
for the sequel to Indonesian action surprise hit "The Raid"
by director Gareth Evans.
Release date is sometime in the first quarter of 2014. Police officer Rama (Iko Uwais) has to fight the Indonesian mafia and the yakuza in what will
certainly be some awesome display of martial arts.
"Police Story 2013"
: Jackie Chan gets older and his Police Story series becomes grittier with every installment. This new entry is unrelated to any
former movies and is directed by Ding Sheng ("Litte Big Soldier"
). It also stars Liu Ye
). The movie will hit Hong Kong screens 24th December, 2013. Here's the
to whet your appetite.
: Andy Lau goes to war with a band of high-profile criminals that threaten to take over the streets of Hong Kong after a heist. The story may
not sound like much, but this 20 Mio. dollar production promises lots of action and explosions on an epic scale. Also, it's the first Hong Kong police film in
3D, for those who care. Watch the trailer
for an adrenaline-loaden preview of what to expect. Movie is due to release in Hong Kong cinemas December 2013.
: There is a trailer out for Kim Ji-woon's ("I Saw the Devil"
) new 30-minutes short film being released
in Korea this month. The plot revolves around a man who is supposed to deliver a bag, but finds a dead body at the location. His fiancé turns up, takes the
bag and leaves him supposedly dead. Now he is after her and tries to solve the mystery. The cast features Kang Dong-won
) as X and Shin Min-a ("The Naked Kitchen"
) as his fiancé.
Watch the trailer
: Qualitywise the Pang Brothers' movie output did become worse long before "The Storm Warriors"
but this is supposed to become a thing of the past with their new project, a desaster movie. With impressive pyrotechnics as well as cgi-effects, which
don't seem to be that convincing all of the time, the movie seems to compete with the Korean blockbuster "The Tower"
On board of the cast are Lau Ching Wan and Louis Koo. Take a look at the
: Donnie Yen ("Ip Man"
) is unstoppable. Although hitting his 50s today he can be seen in almost
every other Hong Kong movie these days. Now comes a new hard-hitting action movie to the screen in which he plays a cop who has infiltrated a gangster
organisation along with some colleagues until their cover gets blown one after the other. Watch the
and be in awe about Yen's
willful ignorance of his age. Release date in China is 3rd October, 2013.
: Every Hong Kong movie enthusiast should still remember the hopping vampires from the "Mr. Vampire" series. Now former actor Juno Mak
("Revenge: A Love Story"
) directs a homage with "The Grudge" director Shimizu Takashi involved in the
production. Surprisingly the horror movie looks very dark and creepy featuring some pretty nice special effects and cinematography if you can believe the
trailer. Beware, though: The trailer
rather eerie and a bit bloody. Yet set to be released.