12th Mar2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Shaolin’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Andy Lau, Nicolas Tse, Jackie Chan, Wu Jing, Fan Bingbing, Yu Hai, Xiong Xinxin | Written by Alan Yuen | Action Director Corey Yuen | Directed by Benny Chan Review by Baron Fortnightly China’s last imperial Dynasty has fallen and a ruthless warlord (Andy Lau) amasses a vast fortune through the violent subjugation of […]

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05th Mar2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Connected’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Louis Koo, Nick Cheung, Louis Fan, Barbie Hsu, Ye Liu, Eddie Cheung, Gong Beibi, Carlos Chan, Flora Chan, Ankie Black, Ken Hung, Felix Lok | Written by Larry Cohen | Directed by Benny Chan Engineer Grace Wong is kidnapped by thugs looking for her brother. Though her captors have destroyed the telephone in the […]

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22nd Jan2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Invisible Target’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue, Wu Jing | Written by Benny Chan, Melody Lui, Rams Ling | Directed by Benny Chan The paths of a renegade cop (Tse), a rookie police officer (Chan) and a veteran detective (Yue) converge with explosive results, as they each take on their most deadly assignment to date: […]

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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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