Sakra – 5 Star Review

The action design is a work of art, with fight set pieces that are truly stunning to watch

Raging Fire – A 5 Star Review

Raging Fire by Benny Chan for us is one of the most poignant and yet uplifting and kick ass throw backs to great action cinema in recent years.

Hong Kong Film Critics Society names Benny Chan as Best Director

The best director went to Raging Fire’s Benny Chan Muk-sing, the director passed away from cancer while in post production of filming Raging Fire with Donnie Yen and Nicolas Tse our review will be out next week before the CineAsia release on 31st January 2022.

Iceman The Time Traveller Review

Iceman The Time Traveller Review Directed by: Raymond Yip Stars: Donnie Yen, Baoqiang Wang, Shengyi Huang and Simon Yam Donnie Yen must go back to the past to protect the future in this follow up to the 2014 film Iceman. Following on from the events of the first film Iceman He Ying (Donnie Yen) will travel back […]

Dragons Forever – Podcast for Martial Arts Fans

Dragons Forever – Podcast for Martial Arts Fans SEASON 1 Episode 6 The Golden Era with Phil Gillon (Eastern Film Fans) Please joining me and Dragons Forever over at AuburnDigital on You Tube for a trip down memory lane, we talk about those films that I was brought on and films that would mould me […]

WIN Chasing the Dragon on DVD

To celebrate the release of Chasing the Dragon – on DVD 22nd January – we are giving away a DVD courtesy of Well Go USA Screen legends Donnie Yen and Andy Lau star in an action-packed Hong Kong crime thriller, based on the life of a real-life drug lord and Triad gang leader, and his […]

Chasing the Dragon Review

Chasing the Dragon Review Directed by:Wong Jing and Jason Kwan Stars: Donnie Yen, Andy Lau, Kent Cheng, Philip Keung and Bryan Larkin Chasing the Dragon arrives on a wave of hype will this Dragon put fire in your belly. Donnie Yen plays Ng Sai Ho/Crippled Ho, an illegal immigrant from mainland China who sneaks into […]

Asian News Gateway to the East

Asian News: Gateway to the East Yes were back with a new title, some new features (O2W) and most importantly the latest news: Donnie Yen and Andy Lau team up in Chasing the dragon, excited well sort of, initial reports said it would be a straight acting gig, but further sauces say he will fight […]

Ip Man 3 Review

Ip Man 3 Review Directed by Wilson Yip Stars: Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, Lynn Xiong, Patrick Tam, Danny Chan & Mike Tyson IP Man 3 comes highly anticipated following on from the Cult 1st film and fun sequel, can the third installment reach the levels of its predecessors, or will it be time to say […]

IP MAN 3 Releases in UK Cinemas 15th January 2016

IP MAN 3 A film by Wilson Yip Releases in UK Cinemas 15th January 2016 Donnie Yen (upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2) Mike Tyson (former world heavyweight boxing champion) Lynn Hung (Ip Man, Ip Man 2, Material Queen) Kwok-Kwan Chan (Kung Fu Hustle, Shaolin Soccer, The Legend of Bruce Lee)   Director Wilson Yip (Ip […]

Life of Action

Life Of Action  New book “Life of Action” celebrates the unsung heroes of action cinema New book “Life of Action” offers insight into the world of action genre filmmaking and has already been applauded by both readers and industry professionals. Three years in the making by martial arts and film journalist Mike Fury, the book […]

HMV Loves Cine Asia

HMV LOVES CINE ASIA: CLASSIC CINE-ASIA TITLES IN NATIONWIDE HMV PROMOTION. Trinity Film with HMV launch a nationwide Cine-Asia promotion, offering special multi-buy offers of 2 for £10 DVDs, and 5 for £30 Blu-rays. With eye-catching, Cine-Asia dedicated stands spanning across 115 HMV stores for six weeks, this promotion seeks to introduce new audiences to […]

Most Anticipated Asian Films 2015 Part 1

Most Anticipated Asian Films 2015 We review what were talking about and cant wait to watch in 2015. 10. Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld Takashi Miike is back and brings with him  Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian from The Raid in this Yakuza v Vampires mash up its gonna be a wild ride. […]

Kung Fu Jungle Review

Kung Fu Jungle Directed by: Teddy Chan Stars: Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Charlie Young and Michelle Bai Teddy Chan brings the action in this Donnie Yen Martial Arts flick but will this rise to the standards set by Teddy in Bodyguards and Assassins or will it leave you ICE cold MAN. Donnie Yen plays Hahou […]


5 chances to win 3 dvd’s from Trinity Film Did you know the Cine Asia collection has now been re-released by Trinity Film. The collection Includes Ip Man, Chocolate and Young Bruce Lee and you can win all three here at Eastern Film Fans. So all you need to do is look at the Cine […]

World Premiere of KUNG FU JUNGLE in London

World Premiere of KUNG FU JUNGLE The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is pleased to announce that the World Premiere of KUNG FU JUNGLE (Yi Ge Ren de Wu Lin) will be presented as a new addition to the official THRILL selection at this year’s Festival. Screening on Sunday 12 October 6.30pm […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival

Hey Eastern Film Fans, Ben here. I was first pulled into Asian cinema in 1986 I guess when A Better Tomorrow landed on the shelf of my local video rental store, in South London. I was eleven. I’d always liked martial arts. My father had got me into Akido and Karate at a young age […]

Special ID Review

Special ID Review Directed by: Clarence Fok Stars: Donnie Yen, Andy On, Collin Chou and Jing Tian Donnie Yen goes back to modern day action with this undercover police drama but will this slice of fist and foot action be special? Donnie Yen plays Chen Zilong an undercover police officer who is now a Triad […]

Most Anticipated Asian Films of 2014 Part 2

Most Anticipated Asian Films of 2014 Part 2 14 movies that are set to light up your screen in 2014  Number 7: War Wolf Directed by Jacky Wu-Jing and stars Wu Jing, Scott Adkins and Vincent Zhao Little is known about the story other than its a war film but the interesting fact is that […]

Win Donnie Yen’s Dragon on DVD

WIN Dragon on DVD courtesy of Metrodome Distribution Dragon is unleashed on 26th August 2013 and is set to kick some serious ass. Eastern Film Fans film of the year reviewed Dragon (Wu Xia)  saying “The action, well the action is peppered throughout the story but when it does occur it is brutal, with Peter Chan giving you shots […]

Conan Lee – Photo Gallery

Conan Lee was good enough to send us some pictures from his personnel collection with some of the biggest Hong Kong Stars at the late great Liu Chia Liang funeral. “I was honoured to be on the billboard with Tiger On The Beat 1 and 2. Liu Chia Liang thought the world of me and treated me […]

Asian News The Bottom Line

  Asian News The Bottom Line Wow News coming in thick and fast with Donnie Yen, Jackie Chan and Tony Jaa Taking the headlines. Check out the latest  Poster from Donnie Yen on Special Identity. A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China’s most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a […]

Asian News – The Bottom Line

It’s all about Donnie Yen with his new co-founded with Media Asia, Super Hero will produce two films with Donnie Yen in both. Firstly Martial Arts drama The Master, to be directed by Hong Kong’s Soi Cheang.  It’s set in the 1970’s and is a story of a Hong Kong immigrant and kung fu school owner […]

Vincent Lyn Interview

Eastern Film Fans are proud to present an interview with Mr Vincent Lyn who showcased his martial arts prowess with such icons as Jackie Chan, Cynthia Rothrock and Yukari Oshima  and whose credits include Tiger Cage 1&2, Operation Condor, Outlaw Brothers and Miracles.  Not only an accomplished Martial Artist on and off screen but also […]