Tuesday 28 January 2020

Lost In Russia (China, 2020)

Lost in Russia - or as the Chinese title calls it "Embarrassing Mother" - sees Zheng Xu in the role of Ivan, as we follow him on his train journey from Beijing to Moscow to watch his mother perform on the big stage.

This funny comedy film can be found streaming for free now via the app shown in the video.
Links: https://www.ixigua.com/jiongma/?from_details=1 
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Chinese title: 囧妈 (Embarrassing Mother)
Genre: Comedy

Director: Zheng Xu
Starring: Zheng Xu, Huang Meiying, Yuan Quan (The Captain)
Cameos: Huang Bo (Leap, Gone With The Light), Shen Teng (Pegasus)

Midnight Diner (China, 2019)

The popular Japanese TV show about a Master Chef, his diner and his loyal band of customers has been turned into another movie, but this time from China and starring Hong Kong favourite Tony Ka Fai Leung as the Master. But have they got the recipe just right and made a tasty little movie, or is this burnt and overcooked? Watch on to find out

Genre Drama
Director Tony Ka Fai Leung
Stars Tony Ka Fai Leung, Tony Yo-ning Yang, Tao Liu

Based on the Japanese TV show currently showing on Netflix in most countries

Gone With The Light (China, 2019)

Another Chinese sci-fi from 2019 - this time exploring the meaning of true love. A flash of light occurs over 150+ cities around the world, and a seemingly random group of people go missing. Through discovery, its uncovered that the missing people are all couples in true love. So what does this mean for the people left behind?

Video can stream in 4K

Genre Sci-fi Drama
Director Runnian Dong
Starring Bo Huang (Leap, Fengshen Trilogy), Zhou Tan (Sheep Without a Shepherd)
Original title: 被光抓走的人

Detention (Taiwan, 2019)

Based on the hit indie PC and Playstation video game - set in Taiwan 1962 during a period of political unrest, a high school girl relives a nightmare where she is trapped in her high school with another student.

Genre Horror Thriller
Chinese title 返校
Director John Hsu
Stars: Gingle Wang, Chin-Hua Tseng, Meng-Po Fu

TRAILER REEL: January Week 3, 2020

TEASER: Shock Wave 2 (Hong Kong 2020) | ENGLISH SUBTITLES | Andy Lau | Action

Enter The Fat Dragon 肥龙过江 (Hong Kong 2020) | ENGLISH SUBTITLES | Donnie Yen | Action

Vanguard 急先锋 (China 2020) | ENGLISH SUBTITLES | Jackie Chan | Action

Announcement: Fengshen Trilogy 封神三部曲 (China 2020) | English Subtitles | Bo Huang | Fantasy

The Great Grandmaster 乜代宗师 (Hong Kong 2020) | ENGLISH SUBTITLES | Dayo Wong | Comedy

The Perilous Internet Ring 网络凶铃 (China 2020) | ENGLISH SUBTITLES | Sun Yihan | Horror

Shinkalion - The Movie (Japan 2020)

Monday 20 January 2020

TRAILER REEL: January Week 2, 2020

TEASER TRAILER 01: Little Canned Man (罐头小人) (China, 2020)

TRAILER: Assassin In Red (刺杀小说家) (China, 2021)

TRAILER: The Enigma Of Arrival (抵达之谜) (China, 2020)

ANNOUNCEMENT TRAILER: Enter The Fat Dragon (肥龙过江) (Hong Kong 2020)

TRAILER: Stop! Thieves (站住!小偷) (China, 2020)

VIDEO CLIP: Jiayin Lei gets anxious about Assassin In Red's release date (China 2021)

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Net I Die (Thailand, 2017)

The ghost of an influencers who committed suicide on a live stream comes back to hunt the people responsible for the death of her career.

Genre: Horror
Director: Weeratham Preedee
Stars: Chicha Amatayakul, Kachai Pich, Fahkuelon Ratsameekhae

Ecchi Products from Japan from J-List - Your Favorite Online Shop and Friend in Japan

Monday 13 January 2020

Sheep Without A Shepherd (China, 2019)

A man will stop at nothing to protect his family after his wife and daughter accidentally murder the son of the local Police Chief. Using his knowledge of movies, Li devises the perfect plan to divert attention away from his family, but is it enough?

Genre: Thriller
Original title: Wu Sha 误杀
Remake of an Indian film called Drishyam

Director: Sam Quah (as Boon-lip Quah)
Writers: Kaihua Fan, Jeethu Joseph (based on the film by)
Stars: Yang Xiao, Zhuo Tan, Joan Chen

TRAILER REEL: January Week 1, 2020



Detective Chinatown 3

Sheep Without A Shepherd

Jiang Ziya

The Rescue


Monday 6 January 2020

Ip Man 4: The Finale (Hong Kong, 2019)

The long awaited finale to one of the best modern Asian action franchises - and the grandmaster himself is back in the starring role. Donnie Yen takes us on a journey through America as he spreads Wing Chun to the world - and says hello to his old student Bruce Lee. Enjoy this review of Ip Man 4 The Finale - reviewed at Yes Cinemas in Guangzhou China.

Delicious Japanese Snacks from Japan from J-List - Your Favorite Online Shop and Friend in Japan

Saturday 4 January 2020

BINGE REVIEWS: Level 16 (Canada, 2018) and A Vigilante (USA, 2018)

More Binge Reviews! These are short (less than 90 seconds) reviews on smaller, older, weirder or mainstream titles that don't warrant a long review video. Designed to watch one after another - that's why I call them Binge Reviews! Enjoy

Level 16 - Canada | 2018 | D: Danishka Esterhazy

Two girls stuck in a boarding school with no sunlight and no freedom discover the truth about their situation. How will they handle it? How do you expect :)

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A Vigilante - USA | 2018 | D: Sarah Daggar-Nickson

A scorned woman helps other women and children escape from domestic violence situations, but when the man she has been running from catches up to her, its how she responds that will determine her fate.

Thursday 2 January 2020

Metro Manila (Philippines, 2013)

A tough and powerful drama from the Philippines - this is a movie will have you cheering on our characters and shedding a quiet tear as well. Check out my review of this terrific film.

Director: Sean Ellis
Writers: Sean Ellis (screenplay), Frank E. Flowers (screenplay)
Stars: Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, Althea Vega

Delicious Japanese Snacks from Japan from J-List - Your Favorite Online Shop and Friend in Japan

The video above is blocked in France.