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Author archives: AFF

  • Studio Ghibli’s Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Trailer

    November 19, 2013 • Film, TrailersComments Off on Studio Ghibli’s Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Trailer

    Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata Isao returns to Japanese screens on November 23rd with the release of his latest animated feature, The Tale Of The Bamboo Cutter (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari).

  • A Simple Life (2011) Trailer

    November 3, 2013 • Film, TrailersComments Off on A Simple Life (2011) Trailer

    A Simple Life (Chinese: 桃姐; Mandarin Pinyin: Táo Jiě), also known as Sister Peach, is a Hong Kong drama film directed by Ann Hui and starring Andy Lau and Deanie Ip. Ip, in the titled role as Sister Peach, won the Best Actress Award at the 68th Venice

  • Takeshi Kaneshiro

    August 24, 2012 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Takeshi Kaneshiro

    Born in October 1973 in Taiwan to a Taiwanese mother and Japanese father, Takeshi (or Aniki as he’s known to friends) can speak fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Taiwanese and English. He is best known for his star turns in Wong Kar Wai films such

  • Andy Lau Tak-Wah

    March 26, 2011 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Andy Lau Tak-Wah

    For over 10 years, Andy Lau has enjoyed unprecedented fame and is considered to be one of four of the most successful and adored singer/actors in Asia… He has made over 100 films and has sold over 20 million albums, 4.4 million in 1999 alone. —AFF

  • Yatterman (2009)

    November 17, 2009 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Yatterman (2009)

    (director: Takashi Miike; producer: Yoshinori Chiba; writer:Tatsuo Yoshida) Cast: Sho Sakurai, Anri Okamoto, Kyôko Fukada, Saki Fukada, Kendo Kobayashi ~~~ Plot: A mystical stone known as “the Skull Stone” was split into four separate parts and

  • John Woo’s Red Cliff Nominated at Asian Film Awards

    January 22, 2009 • Film, NewsComments Off on John Woo’s Red Cliff Nominated at Asian Film Awards

    John Woo’s historical epic “Red Cliff” scooped nominations for both best film and best director at the Asian Film Awards Wednesday. crienglish.com by Xie Tingting Hong Kong director John Woo’s historical epic “Red Cliff”

  • Musa (2001)

    November 17, 2007 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Musa (2001)

    Country: Korea AKA: Warrior, The Warriors, Musa the Warrior Director: Kim Sung-su Producer: Cha Seoung-jae, Xia Shang Writer: Kim Sung-su Cast: Ju Jin-mo, Jung Woo-sung, Ahn Sung-kee, Zhang Ziyi, Park Yong-woo, Park Jeong-hak, Yu Hye-jin, Jeung Seok-yong, Lee

  • Mr. Nice Guy (1997)

    November 17, 2007 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Mr. Nice Guy (1997)

    Country: Hong Kong AKA: A Nice Guy; Superchef; No More Mr. Nice Guy Literally: One Good Man Director: Sammo Hung Chin Pao Producer: Leonard Ho Chua Lam Writer: Edward Tang Cast: Jackie Chan (Sing Lung), Richard Norton, Miki Lee, Gabrielle Fitzpatrick, Peter