Iron Monkey Blu-ray review

Iron Monkey is the story of an adolescent Wong Fei Hung (the Chinese folk hero, here played by Tsang Sze Man) who is held captive after his father, Wong Kei Ying (Donnie Yen), is arrested and accused of being an elusive Robinhood-style masked freedom fighter nicknamed Iron Monkey. Like ‘Monkey’, Ying practices a very unique …
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Jackie Chan and Jet Li Film Finally Greenlit?

Coming Soon reports that according to Variety, the long in development Jackie Chan and Jet Li pairing on film, has been flagging a go. The two will star together for the first time in a $70 million action-adventure that Relativity Media will finance. Robert Minkoff (The Lion King, Stuart Little) will direct, while martial arts expert Yuen Woo-Ping (The Master, The Matrix Trilogy) will create …
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The Banquet (Ye Yan) Trailer

What do you get when mix the beauty of Zhang Ziyi, the fight choreography of Yuen Woo-ping (The Matrix Trilogy, Kill Bill), and the direction of Xiaogang Feng (A World Without Thieves)… You get the Banquet. The Banquet is a loose adaptation of Hamlet, set in an empire in chaos. The film sounds like a Chinese soap opera, but with serious intentions, as an …
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Weinstein’s to Build Huge Library of Asian Cinema

Bob and Harvey Weinstein recently announced the unveiling of Dragon Dynasty, a new label under which all The Weinstein Company’s Asian titles will be released, including “Ong Bak 2,” “The Protector” (aka “Tom Yum Goong”), “Born to Fight”, “SPL”, “Seven Swords” and “Dragon Squad”, as well as a package of high profile titles, which was licensed from Fortune Star Entertainment: the distribution division of News Corporation’s …
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