Currently enjoying a run in cinemas as of a little over a week ago is Lakadbaggha (or Hyena), from director Victor Mukherjee. The Hindi-language action film stars actor Anshuman Jha in his latest role which found him training at one point in New York City under the stewardship of Vicky Arora and Krav Maga expert Tsahi Shemesh for a period of six months. That effort is at the center of the action that ensues, as can be sampled in the trailer that launched a few weeks ago following the film’s premieres at the 19th South Asian International Film Festival New York and 28th Kolkata International Film Festival last year.
Warner Bros. Taiwan is out with a first-look teaser for Red Line, a new film from director Ke Youqian. The film marks the feature screen debut for hip-hop recording artist Eddie Chen (professionally known as E•SO).
The first look teaser is now making the rounds for Claws (or Móng Vuốt), the latest dive into the horror arena from director Thanh Son Le who burst onto the scene just a little over a decade ago with martial arts crime thriller, Clash.
Nida Manzoor’s directorial debut will take the stage at Sundance this month with Focus Features action comedy, Polite Society. The official trailer is now online for the pic which stars Priya Kansara, and The Umbrella Academy actress Ritu Arya.
Inspired by true events, Ocean Boy is stirring, provocative and peppered with laconic Australian humor, a compelling story capturing the light and shade of life, reflecting strength and vulnerability.
It comes as a little daunting that art still tends to imitate life at times. Mo McCrae’s new crime drama seems no different with police brutality still so topical in everyday life, and thus, we have A Lot Of Nothing, another conversation starter at best.
“I had wondered why Japanese movies are so sad, serious, and depressing most of the time. I came to think that it’s the budget. Budgets for indie movies in Japan are actually much smaller than ones in overseas. It is very difficult to make something exciting and flashy because they simply cost a lot.I wanted to change that…”
Mark Burman’s new war thriller, Ambush, guarantees some explosive action to come now with an official trailer on hand. Burman directs from a script he wrote along with Johnny Lozano and Michael McClung, with Saban Films slating an Digital, On-Demand and theatrical release for February 24.
UNICORN WARS Trailer: ‘Bear’ Witness To The Bloody Onslaught In Alberto Vázquez’s New Animated Horror Comedy In March!
It was last fall GKIDS acquired Unicorn Wars, the second animated feature from Goya Award-Winning director Alberto Vázquez. That now brings us to the brand new trailer ahead of the film’s digital and select-theatrical release on March 10. You can check out the trailer just beneath the plot description along with a small batch of stills from the distributor.
Jason Moore’s long-awaited action comedy, Shotgun Wedding, will release on Amazon Prime from January 27. Lionsgate is releasing the film in multiple territories outside the U.S..
I’ve only recently said a mouthful and then some about director Kim Hong-sun’s action horror thriller, Project Wolf Hunting. If you’re curious then my thoughts are here to read in full, but the hype train just about welcomes you all the same, including in the UK where the film will enjoy an exclusive premiere firstly over at the Icon Film Channel from January 30. Kaleidoscope will then release the film in select cinemas on March 10 before rolling out the flick on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital from April 10.
Director Ody C. Harahap is ready to test the latest induction of comic brand Bumilangit’s theatrical viability with none other than Adhisty Zara, the titular frontwoman of superhero adaptation, Virgo And The Sparklings. The production teased footage late last year along with some cool promo art and now the official trailer and brand-new poster are here for all to take a gander at, just as local Indonesian moviegoers prep themselves for its March 2 release. For this, here’s a description, albeit translated, courtesy of Screenplay Films:
Writer/director Josh Guffey’s All Gone Wrong has an official trailer out and about from U.S. distro label Buffalo 8. The new action crime drama featuring Jake Kaufman and Tony Todd will be released on January 27 to Apple TV+, iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, and Cable On Demand.
War director Siddharth Anand is sparing little ridiculousness in the fun he looks to exude with his new action adventure, Pathaan. Celebrating fifty years of success for Yash Rah Films, Shah Rukh Khan toplines the film next to Deepika Padukone and John Abraham for the film’s January 25 release in theaters and IMAX, bolstered to be YRF’s first Dolby Cinema release and the first Bollywood film to be shot with IMAX cameras.
Currently enjoying a run in Saudi Arabian cinemas is Sattar, the latest action comedy blazing a trail for cinema in the region from director Abdullah Al Arak. The film stars Saudi actor and stand-up comedian Ibrahim Al Hajjaj and serves as the launchpad for Tefaz11’s AlShimaisi Films who produced the pic alongside Muvi Studios.
Well Go USA is taking the reins this week with the first title on its 2023 roster, The Wandering Earth 2. The company announced its acquisition of the film a few days ago via Instagram with a teaser poster, launching a brand new campaign that now has its first official trailer dating its January 22 release which which you can view below, just beneath the company’s description.
John Ibrahim’s best-selling autobiography finally comes to life as the first official trailer is live for upcoming Paramount+ Australia series, Last King Of The Cross. The ten-episode crime drama stars Lincoln Younes, Claude Jabbour and Tim Roth along with Callan Mulvey, Tess Haubrich, Maria Tran, Matt Nable and Damian Walshe-Howling among others.
A Case For Better Action Movies: Kim Hong-Sun’s PROJECT WOLF HUNTING Is A Rousing, Gory Action Horror Spectacle
Project Wolf Hunting arrives on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD February 14 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
ASTÉRIX AND OBÉLIX: THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: Catch The Trailer For The Latest French Comic Adaptation Coming In February!
Fans of the longstanding French Astérix and Obélix franchise whose screen history dates back to the 60s will find themselves in good company at the start of February with Astérix and Obélix: The Middle Kingdom. A sequel to Laurent Tirard’s own 2012 Edouard Baer/Gerard Depardieu starrer, actor Guillaume Canet not only directs this newest venture but stars as well, joined by actor Gilles Lellouche for the banner comedy pair based on the classic comic book line.
Sony Pictures Classics is handing wuxia fans an encore presentation with Ang Lee’s decorated 2000 release, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in theaters everywhere on February 17. The studio made the announcement several days ago via social media and a brand-new trailer which you can view at the bottom of the page.