The 2008 Midnight Madness films have been announced. If you’re in Toronto then, you’ll have a chance to see movies like Chocolate, Detroit Metal City, JCVD and The Burrowers (no trailer) on the big screen. I’ma be there.
Tony Jaa’s been bit by the mixed martial arts bug and Twitch has the proof. Plus a fight on elephants. (via Kung Fu Fridays).
“Autism: Blessing or Curse?” the trailer for Prachya Pinkaew’s Chocolate asks. Instead of being a mathematical prodigy or cattle- whisperer, Jeeja Vismistananda stars as an autistic woman who’s learned “every fighting move recorded.”
Tears of the Black Tiger, Sukiyaki Western Django and now Kim Jee-woon’s The Good, the Bad and the Weird, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun and Jung Woo-sung. Asian Westerns are where it’s at.
Hong Kong was winner of the year and Thailand was loser of the year over at Kaiju Shakedown. But in a world with Johnnie To in it, we’re all winners.