• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Asia Movies, Entertainment and Film Reviews

Asia Movies, Entertainment and Film Reviews

Latest News

  1. China Box Office: 'The Expendables 3' Flexes Its Muscles to Top Charts

    5:22 am PDT 09/09/2014
    Number of comments:

    The action movie shrugs off piracy woes in the world's second-biggest movie market READ MORE

    • 1
  2. Toronto: Banned Singaporean Director Debuts 'Unlucky Plaza'

    7:12 am PDT 09/08/2014
    Number of comments:

    The black comedy may also rile Singapore censors READ MORE

    • 0
  3. Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation Partners for India Film Preservation Course

    4:04 am PDT 09/08/2014
    Number of comments:

    The first event of its kind could help the country, whose preservation record is considered dismal READ MORE

    • 0
  4. 'The Simpsons' Gets "First Official China-Based Home" in Sohu Deal

    1:54 am PDT 09/08/2014
    Number of comments:

    The online video site strikes a multiyear deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution READ MORE

    • 1
  5. Toronto: SSG Suing IPA Buyer for Interference of Business

    6:07 pm PDT 09/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    IPA's Bob Jones says 'no comment' on lawsuit READ MORE

    • 0
  6. Toronto: Arclight Takes Worldwide Sales Rights on Eddie Tse's 'The Deathday Party'

    5:46 pm PDT 09/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    Other death-themed Chinese projects at the Toronto festival include 'The Undertaking of Lily Chen' READ MORE

    • 0
  7. 'Haemoo': Toronto Review

    1:05 pm PDT 09/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    Bong Joon-ho produced and co-wrote first-time director Shim Sung-bo's thriller about a fishing-boat crew's descent into red mist after a botched human-trafficking operation READ MORE

    • 0
  8. 'Tokyo Tribe' ('Tokyo toraibu'): Toronto Review

    10:41 am PDT 09/05/2014
    Number of comments:

    Maverick Sion Sono subverts Japan's gangster genre with an all-rapping, all-fighting hip-hop musical. READ MORE

    • 0
  9. 'Kabukicho Love Hotel' ('Sayonara kabukicho'): Toronto Review

    10:36 am PDT 09/05/2014
    Number of comments:

    A Korean escort, a porn-making student, a musician and a policewoman converge in a multi-strand drama set in a Tokyo motel. READ MORE

    • 0
  10. Oscars: Japan Nominates 'The Light Shines Only There' in Foreign-Language Category

    6:54 am PDT 09/05/2014
    Number of comments:

    Mipo Oh won the best director honor for the film in Montreal earlier this week READ MORE

    • 0
  11. China Reportedly Close to Launching Online Quota for Foreign Shows

    2:47 am PDT 09/05/2014
    Number of comments:

    Video sites must now register foreign content, with a 30 percent cap expected to be introduced READ MORE

    • 0
  12. China Box Office on Track for $5 Billion Year

    10:53 am PDT 09/04/2014
    Number of comments:

    With big titles still to come, a record year is in the offing in the world’s second-biggest film market READ MORE

    • 0
  13. ‘Red Amnesia’ (‘Chuangru zhe’): Venice Review

    3:14 am PDT 09/04/2014
    Number of comments:

    'Beijing Bicycle' director Wang Xiaoshuai reflects on a generation whose confused relationship with the past gives them awkward footing in China's present READ MORE

    • 0
  14. Xbox One Console Has Dismal Launch in Japan

    9:00 pm PDT 09/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Lines of excited buyers conspicuous by their absence READ MORE

    • 62
  15. Blumhouse, Ivanhoe and India's Phantom Films Form Multi-Year Pact

    11:27 am PDT 09/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Acclaimed Indian helmer Anurag Kashyap is set to direct one of the ten movies planned over five years READ MORE

    • 0
  16. Eric Khoo Starts Shooting Singapore’s First Erotic Movie (Exclusive)

    3:32 am PDT 09/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Singapore not fond of naughtiness, but producers say the movie’s artistic chops augur well READ MORE

    • 0
  17. China’s Lu Chuan Links With Hollywood On Sci-fi Debut (Exclusive)

    12:38 am PDT 09/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Lu hooks up with VFX powerhouse Prime Focus as he emerges from the arthouse to embark on first commercial outing READ MORE

    • 0
  18. 'The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness' ('Yume to kyoki no ohkoku'): Toronto Review

    3:25 pm PDT 09/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    Mami Sunada's documentary shines a light on the inner sanctum of the legendary anime producers Studio Ghibli. READ MORE

    • 0
  19. Busan to Open With Taiwanese Drama 'Paradise in Service'

    2:32 am PDT 09/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    The war film by Doze Niu is among 314 films from 79 countries to be invited to the South Korean film festival READ MORE

    • 0
  20. BBC Cuts Out 'Doctor Who' Lesbian Kiss in Asia

    1:58 am PDT 09/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    Peter Capaldi's debut as the Time Lord loses the scene amid strict rules in Singapore READ MORE

    • 28
  21. China Box Office: Monkeys Do the Business as 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Rules Supreme

    11:38 pm PDT 09/01/2014
    Number of comments:

    Matt Reeves' ape epic staves off domestic competition from 'The Four 3' READ MORE

    • 0