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The Shinjuku Incident (2009)

Every year thousands of Chinese immigrate to Japan in hope of finding a better life for themselves. Our leading man, Steelhead (Jackie Chan) immigrates to Japan in-search of his partner, who traveled to Japan to visit her auntie and never returned. He takes refuge with his young cousin Jie (Daniel Wu) in a tiny apartment filled with dozen other Chinese immigrates.

When discovering that his partner has married and started a new life with wealthy Yakuza under-boss, Eguichi, Steelhead moves on and begins a life of crime where he and his Chinese brothers work their way up through the Yakuza, soon achieving full control of the Shinjuku district of Tokyo.

Unfortunately for them, their rise to power comes with a price. 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 Shinjuku Incident gets a UK Release!

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Sourcing Information via Facebook (!?) Cine-Asia have required the rights to publish Derek Yee’s “The Shinjuku Incident” to the Unired Kindgom, quoting;

We are proud to announce that Cine-Asia has just acquired the rights to Jackie Chan’s latest thriller, ‘The Shinjuku Incident’.

Since I haven’t seen this movie yet, I have no comment, but I have included the trailer after jump. I will be ordering the UK release of this flick for certain! No Pre-Order date has been set, but once we know, we will post it! Read the rest of this entry »

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