14 Badass Women of the Pulp Era from around the world.
From Barry Prima and H. Djut Djalil to Suzzanna and Hans Jaladara adaptations, 4DK has been examining everything that’s great about Indonesian action movies (mostly from the 1980s) and the ” brain-chemistry-altering pleasures that watching movies [without subtitles] has given me — the very pleasures, in fact, that […]
The New York Asian Film Festival is coming up and actors Sammo Hung and Simon Yam will be in attending their films Kung Fu Chefs, Bodyguards and Assassins, Echoes of the Rainbow and Eastern Condors. But even if you can’t make it, it’s worth checking out the films […]
In Merantau a young Minangkabau man goes to Jakarta, where he uses pencak silat for the power of good.
The upcoming Malaysian film, Niyang Rapik warns of the dangers of picking up stuff that doesn’t belong to you and black magic. But if the kids weren’t scared straight by Indonesia’s Léak / Mystics of Bali, I don’t what would. (Trailer available under video).
Rumah Dara (aka, Macabre) is some cinematographically exquisite gory, gory Indonesian horror. Here’s the trailer, but watch out: gore.