Win a copy of Ong Bak director’s new martial arts thriller Chocolate on DVD

Magnolia Pictures’ Magnet Releasing will release Chocolate, the new martial arts action thriller from Ong Bak director Prachya Pinkaew, in theaters this Friday, February 6th, and then on DVD and HDNet Ultra VOD, next Tuesday, February 10th. To celebrate the release, the distributor is giving DVD copies of the film to give away to ….

Pusan International Film Festival 2009 dates set

The Pusan International Film Festival, Asia’s largest annual film industry event, has been scheduled for October 8-18, 2009, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 14th edition of PIFF will host sideline events promoting the growth of Asian cinema, including the Asian Cinema Fund, the Asian Network of Documentary fund, the Asian Film Academy and the ….

Pixar’s Up and Bruce Willis’ sci-fi thriller Surrogates sneak peeks at New York Comic-Con

Walt Disney Studios will present films from their 2009 slate, including Up and Surrogates, at New York Comic-Con, on Saturday, February 7, 2009, beginning at 2:30PM, in the IGN Theater at Javit’s Center. These previews are usually attended by cast members, however other than Up’s director Pete Docter, none were listed in the panel preview ….

Vampire Cowboys to premiere scene from Soul Samurai at New York Comic-Con

Vampire Cowboys is an award-winning theater company that creates and produces work steeped in stage combat, dark comedy and a comic book style. The company’s next creation is titled Soul Samurai, and will be performed in New York City from February 14 – March 15, 2009, but if you’re attending New York Comic-Con, you can ….

Who is the Greatest Badass of all time – find out Friday at Comic-Con

MTV News is hosting a panel of celebrity guests who will answer, once and for all, one of fandom’s most notorious questions – Which movie character is the Greatest Badass of All Time? John McClane or Lara Croft? Batman or Wolverine? Celebrities and fans weighed in with their picks, now find out who made the ….

Oscar winners Daniel Day-Lewis and Benicio Del Toro talking to Scorsese about starring in Silence

Martin Scorsese is negotiating with Oscar winners Daniel Day-Lewis and Benicio Del Toro to star in his next film directing effort, titled Silence, according to Variety. Gael Garcia Bernal is also attached to the film, which is scheduled to begin production in late 2009 in New Zealand. Silence is set in the 17th century, and ….