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: Even though this most likely will turn out to be just some loud blockbuster cinema I don't want to hold back the trailer to the newest
Korean disaster movie, in which a fire breaks out in a tower and only a team of fearless firefigthers can save the people trapped in the building. Trailer
and more info wait for you over at
"Saving General Yang"
: Director Ronny Yu should ring a bell with anyone who has seen the Jet Li-flick "Fearless". His newest movie is a historical
epic revolving around the Yang clan whose leader needs to be saved by his seven sons. There is a
to be seen on Fareastfilms that will whet your appetite.
: The new movie from director Johnnie To revolving around a gangster, played by Louis Koo, who after his arrest is offered to help as a
mole getting his former comrades into prison until he gets pangs of conscience. A trailer with English subtitles can be watched at
"A Company Man"
: In this slick revenge thriller So Ji-sub ("Always", "Rough Cut") takes on the role of a company man, a hitman who suddenly wants
to quit his profession for a woman and thus is hunted by his former allies. Though being extremely reminiscent of "A Bittersweet Life" it sure looks as
fascinating, too. Watch the
. Definitely on my list of "can't wait to see".
: In this Chinese thriller a hostage, actress Wang Luodan, falls in love with her kidnapper played by Sun Honglei ("The Road Home",
"Triangle"). This one sure looks gritty and promising. A trailer can be seen over at
: In this Korean movie by Thai director Prachya Pinkaew ('Ong Bak') a family of Taekwondo masters gets in the way of some robbers
and finds themselve in quite a turmoil. Watch the nice trailer at
: In this interesting thriller from Hong Kong Simon Yam helps people who are suffering by killing them. Trailer looks great and artsy
as well. Also co-starring Liu Kai-Chi, Eric Tsang and Nick Cheung. Watch the trailer
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German ones in the next few weeks. Hope to hear from you soon!
: Not really that much of a news piece anymore, here is Kang Je-gyu's ("Taegukgi") newest war epic. The film revolves around
two marathon runners in Japanese-occupied Korea. The Japanese one among them is played by Joe Odagiri ("Dream", "Azumi") and the Korean one by Jang
Dong-kun ("Fighter in the Wind", "Wild Card") who find themselves in Europe during World War II. More infos and a trailer over at
: In this Korean horror movie a strange infection turns people into mindless body bags that throw themselves into the sea.
Eventually one man starts to unravel the mystery and a conspiracy unfolds. The teaser trailer looks pretty good. So for everyone who is
into "Outbreak"-like films watch the teaser
: Everyone wants a piece of the Ip Man money making machine. Now it's Wong Kar-Wai's turn ("In the Mood for Love").
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai is embodying the martial arts expert and Zhang Ziyi is on board as well. Maybe the movie's greatest asset: Yuen Woo-Ping is
responsible for the martial arts choreography. Looking forward to it. Trailer can be seen