Posts Tagged ‘SPL’

Kill Zone (2005)

Plot: Detective Chan (Simon Yam) is forced into a early retirement when he diagnosed with a  brain tumor. This was discovered when he was involved in an car  crash when transporting valuable witnesses to court. Our antagonist, notorious gang leader Wong Po (Sammo Hung) is released from prison when his witnesses died in the crash.

Detective Chan tries his best in the next following years to put the wicked crime lord behind bars, but can’t quite cut it. On his last days of the job he is introduced to his replacement, Officer Ma (Donnie Yen) a young fierce cop with a bad ‘ass reputation. Read the rest of this entry »

UK DVD/BR Release; The Shinjuku Incident + Kill Zone

Cine-Asia have released details and artwork on two big projects coming our way. The Shinjuku Incident is due for release on February 22nd on DVD (R.R.P. £17.99) and Blu-Ray (R.R.P. £24.99). Special Features include;

Making of; behind the scenes featurettes; extended and deleted scenes; trailer gallery; interview gallery (Jackie Chan, Daniel Wu, Xu Jinglei, Masaya Kato, Naoto Takenata, Chin Kar Lok [E.d. Note; WOO HOO!], Pater Kam Pau-Tat); Dolby Digital original language 2.0 and 5.1, plus English 5.1 audio tracks (DVD); DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 original language and 5.1 English, plus Dolby Digital original language 2.0 audio tracks (Blu-ray).

Wilson Yips Mega Blockbuster Kill Zone (AKA Killzone, AKA Sha Po Lang) is getting a UK Release on the 8th March on DVD (R.R.P. £17.99) and Blu-Ray (R.R.P. £24.99). Special Features include;

Audio commentary by Hong Kong Cinema expert Bey Logan; promotional gallery; ‘Kill Zone: The Making Of’ documentary; Behind The Scenes – Anatomy of a Scene; ‘Alleycats’ (with optional Bey Logan commentary); ‘Challenge of the Masters’ (with optional Bey Logan commentary; Interview Gallery (Sammo Hung, Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Wilson Yip, Jacky Wu); Dolby Digital Cantonese and English 5.1 audio options (DVD); DTS HD MA Cantonese 5.1 and DTS HD MA English 5.1 audio options (Blu-ray); optional English subtitles.

More exciting releases from Cine-Asia/Dragon Dynasty. I know I’ll be picking up The Shinjuku Incident!

The Top 50 Hong Kong Movies of the Decade (#30-21)

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We’re at the half way mark. I’ve gotten my hoped for death threats, so these articles aren’t a waste of time. If you haven’t read the first part of this series of articles; Click Here and the second part can be found here; Click Here.

This part of the list has everything in it, Ekin Cheng! Donnie Yen! More Ekin and more Donnie! Find out were below. Read the rest of this entry »

Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 7 – Gotta Catch ’em all… Shaw Brothers

The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2007 features Stoo, Ken, and Mike Banner. Discussing entertainment value of Hong Kong movies then and now, along the way there’s tidbits about Tiger On The Beat 2, Tony Jaa, and Shaw Brothers dvd’s going out of print. Last movies watched includes: Naked Ambition and Shaolin Vs Lama.

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