24th Dec2015

‘The Assassin’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Shao-Huai Chang, Nikki Hsin-Ying Hsieh, Ethan Juan, Zhen Yu Lei, Fang Mei, Dahong Ni, Jacques Picoux, Fang-yi Sheu, Chun Shih, Mei Yong, Yun Zhou | Written by Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Hai-Meng Hsieh, Cheng Ah | Directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou “That man poisoned his father, he killed his own brother. […]

22nd Dec2015

Watch the stunning new trailer for ‘The Assassin’

by Mark Allen

Having topped Sight & Sound’s ‘Best of 2015’ list, Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s beautiful martial arts epic The Assassin is coming to the UK next month.  From the official press release: 9th century China. 10-year-old general’s daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, transforming her into an exceptional assassin charged […]