By: John M Jerva It’s been a while since our friends over at Asian Film Fans have supplied us with some high-octane thrills but the drought is officially over as we have a new teaser for the upcoming Chinese action fest Ultimate Code. Hailing from director Zhiting Wu who also stars, Ultimate Code also features Lu Meng, Philippe Joly and District B-13’s David Belle so … Continue reading ULTIMATE CODE: Things Blow Up and Bullets Fly in Slow-Mo in the Latest Teaser for the Next Chinese Action Spectacle!
By: John M Jerva China is set to bring us a new entry in the spy sub genre with a new thriller from director Zhang Yimou called Impasse. Check out the official key art and new trailer courtesy of Asian Film Fans below! Set in Harbin, the capital of China’s northernmost province Heilongjiang, in the 1930s. Impasse tells the tale of four Chinese agents who … Continue reading IMPASSE: The Spy Thriller is Back in the Trailer for the New Chinese Period Action-Drama
By: The Arty Dans Donnie Yen. Could there be a more well-known and exciting Asian action star at this moment? Some know him as IP Man, others as the Iron Monkey. He has been a tough cop, a super hero, a vampire hunter, Sun Wukong, part of the xXx and Star Wars universes. And he has worked with the best action directors out there. So as we … Continue reading Asian Action Hotlist: Breaking Down Donnie Yen’s Last 5 Films!
By: John M Jerva Video Reviews By: The Arty Dans Welcome to the first installment of the Asian Action Hot List which is a special series of articles I am doing with The Arty Dans at Asian Film Fans! These articles will delve deep into Asian action cinema and we will be covering lists that include top movies from the region old and new as … Continue reading Asian Action Hot List: Breaking Down Jackie Chan’s Last 5 Theatrical Efforts!
By: The Arty Dans Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new Chinese Fantasy Action Film A Writer’s Odyssey/Assassin In Red. It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! Director: Yang Lu Starring: Lei Jiayin, Yang Mi, Hewei Yu, Dong Zijian Alternative Names: 刺杀小说家 WHAT’S THIS MOVIE ABOUT? Guan Ning has spent the last 6 years searching for his kidnapped … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: A Writer’s Odyssey/Assassin In Red (China 2021)
By: The Arty Dans The Rescue Director: Dante Lam Starring: Eddie Peng, Wang Yanlin, Xin Zhilei, and Lan Yingying Who remembers Chinese cinema from 2018 and 2019, when a whole bunch of movies about Chinese servicemen were made? From Operation Mekong and Red Sea, to The Bravest, The Captain and SWAT – everything was fair game to be turned into a movie. Some, like The … Continue reading Review: Director Dante Lam’s THE RESCUE is a Strange Mixture of Exciting and Fatigue
By: The Arty Dans Space Sweepers Director: Sung-hee Jo Starring: Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Yoo Hae-jin, Jin Sun-kyu Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new Netflix Korean Sci-Fi Original Space Sweepers! It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! WHAT’S THIS MOVIE ABOUT? We follow the crew of the Victory, a junker ship who travels through … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: Netflix’s SPACE SWEEPERS is an Enjoyable and Visual Ride!
By: The Arty Dans Director: Adrian Teh Starring: Hairul Azreen, Fify Azmi, Yayan Ruhian It’s a classic storyline that always makes perfect action movie fodder. A disillusioned young man returns to his impoverished home after a stint in the army to learn some discipline A savage drug kingpin who controls his employees with fear. A showdown where good triumphs over evil. Basic story, but it’s … Continue reading Asian Film Fans Review: The Malaysian Action Film WIRA isn’t a Classic but it’s Fun to Watch
Video Review by: The Arty Dans Intro By: John M Jerva Andy Lau is back in the long awaited sequel to his hit action-thriller Shock Wave and even though he’s playing a different character from the original, fans can expect the same pulse pounding action and tense dramatics that you can handle. But is the film worth your time? Well I put The Arty Dans … Continue reading Video Review: SHOCK WAVE 2 is Andy Lau’s Big Bang of 2020!
Video Review By: The Arty Dans Intro By: John M Jerva Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new Asian action pic Caught in Time starring Daniel Wu! It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! The Arty Dans of Asian Film Fans is back with another terrific Rapid Fire Review for the newest Asian action crime … Continue reading RAPID FIRE REVIEW: CAUGHT IN TIME Signals the Return of the Great Asian Action-Thriller!