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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (Special Edition) (CJ)

DVD Information
Distributor : CJ Entertainment
Audio : DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1
Discs : 2
Languages : Korean
Format : NTSC
Subtitles : Korean, English
Running Time : 115 minutes
Contents : 2 DVDs
Screen Ratio : 2.35:1
Classification : -
Region : 3
Others : -

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Seven Little Fortunes

aka “Chat Siu Fook” (in Cantonese)

Seven Little Fortunes are selected to perform for the Peking Opera School troupe. They will perform acrobatics stunts, acting, singing, dancing and martial arts at Laiyuen Amusement Park and other venues Their master/teacher is Master Yu Jim Yuen who has trained them to excel in the art of Chinese Opera. Basically, the training days are one hell of a tough time during their childhood life. They will have to train from dawn to dusk and each of every of them are well disciplined. They will need to study and work 19 hours a day. If they didn’t fulfill their practice or fail to achieve the standards, they will be punished. Now, they are all respectable people who have achieved alot in the Hong Kong / Chinese movie industry.

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A New Title for Stephen Chow’s Sci-Fi Comedy

Stephen Chow’s “A Hope” (aka “Long River 7″) has yet another new title: “CJ7,” according to a senior source at Sony.
Pic, which is in post-production, will be distributed by Sony Pictures Classics in North America, while Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia acquired world rights outside China.

Fantasy stars Chow as a poor Chinese laborer who learns important life lessons when his son gets a strange new toy.

“CJ7,” which also was scripted and helmed by Chow, was produced through his shingle Star Overseas in association with mainland China co-producer China Film Group.

No release date has been set, but it’s targeted for the Chinese New Year.

Sony previously handled Chow’s “Kung Fu Hustle” and also inked a multi-picture production deal with Star Overseas in May.

The first pic in the deal is “Jump,” a hip-hop dance romantic comedy that stars Kitty Zhang as a cleaner who lives a different life at night.

Pic will be produced by Chui Po Chu (“Kung Fu Hustle,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”) and is expected to begin shooting this year. Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. will handle distribution of “Jump” and all future pics in the deal.

Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia is the Hong Kong-based production and acquisition department of Sony Pictures Entertainment that was responsible for Ang Lee’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”

Source : Variety

Impak Maksima (MALAYSIA 2007)

 

Director : Ahmad Idham
Cast : Awal Ashaari, Eizlan Yusof, Zul Huzaimy, Cat Farish, Opie Zami, Dynas Mokhtar 

Synopsis
The story follows Ayie, a college student who likes to race illegally at night. Loyai, his college friend, and Amran, his mechanic are always by Ayie’s side in all the races. Meanwhile, Ayie lives with his brother, Johari after their parents passed away. As a former professional Rally racer, Johari strives to prevent Ayie from following his footsteps by providing him a sound education.

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One Missed Call (JAPAN 2003)

Director : Takashi Miike
Cast : Kou Shibakashi, Shin’ichi Tsutumi, Kazue Fukiishi, Renji Ishibashi, Goro Kishitani and Anna Nagata.

Synopsis
People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their
own violent deaths.

Review
by Edward Tang

I hate horror films (I just wanted to get that off my chest). Now, I was surprised that I was at least entertained by this film, which is more or less a ripoff of Ringu. But was that the point? I’ve read recently that Takashi Miike did this fact on purpose, he did it for the fact that every new horror artist makes something that basically rips off Ringu in some fashion. So why not? Takashi Miike, still the king of obscure and utterly hilarious flicks should purposely make a ripoff of this certain type of flick that has been literally beat into the ground.

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