12th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Ip Man 2′ Review

by Guest

Stars: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi, Huang Xiaming | Action direction by Sammo Hung | Directed by Wilson Yip Review by Baron Fortnightly Ip Man 2, from Cine Asia, is a semi-biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of Wing Chun grandmaster, Ip Man. The film was directed by Wilson Yip and […]

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04th Jan2017

‘Call of Heroes’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Louis Koo, Ching Wan Lau, Eddie Peng, Jing Wu | Directed by Benny Chan From traditional martial arts arse-kicking, to fast and furious swordplay, with wire work which does NOT look fake and is used sparingly to emphasise the films fight scenes rather than be the centre of attention – unlike Crouching Tiger for […]

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14th Dec2016

Competition: Win ‘Call of Heroes’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate Cine Asia’s grand return with Call Of Heroes – available from Monday 2nd January 2017 on DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD – we have a Blu-Ray copy to give away courtesy of Cine Asia. Synopsis: Blistering, epic-scale action from director Benny Chan (New Police Story, Shaolin), with action director Sammo Hung (Ip Man, Detective […]

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30th Nov2016

Cine Asia to return with Benny Chan epic ‘Call of Heroes’

by Phil Wheat

For fans of Far East action, be it bullet-ballets, martial art epics or heroic bloodshed films, the name Cine Asia used to mean a LOT. Taking up the baton from the defunct Hong Kong Legends label, for five years Cine Asia put out some fantastic films from the Far East on DVD and Blu-ray. That […]

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12th Aug2013

Fight Flick Fortnight: ‘The Legend is Born – Ip Man’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dennis To, Fan Siu-wong, Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Huang Yi, Rose Chan | Written by Erica Lee | Directed by Herman Yau Review by Baron Fortnightly The Legend is Born: Ip Man is a 2010 Hong Kong semi-biographical martial arts film about the early life of Ip Man (also spelled as Yip Man) and his journey to becoming a Wing […]

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