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 […]
This month we’re mixing it up at the Gutter with each editor writing about something outside their usual domain. This week Carol Borden writes about movies. She can normally be found here. The world is clamoring for more Asian Westerns. Or at least I am. I’m talking Thai, […]
Tony Jaa talks about his dharma martial art Nattayut, working with elephants, filming during a territorial dispute and his post-Ong Bak 3 future, including Donnie Yen. (via Wise Kwai)
There’s a teaser out for Ong-Bak 3 and it’s chock full of “Holy Shit!” (Including the Ong Bak Buddha statue, but I really don’t think that’s what’ll make you say, “Holy Shit!”)
Wise Kwai reviews, Shadow of the Naga / Nak Prok, and talks a little about the film’s legal problems and the fear of a Buddhist backlash.
There are no bulletproof monks in Nak Prok/Shadow of the Naga. In fact there are some remarkably violent novices who’ve hidden stolen money in a monastery and have to get it out again. Wise Kwai has the trailer and a discussion of Nak Prok and the new Thai […]