Tag Archive: JMovie

Ruby Lin torn between Wang Kai and Zhang Lu Yi in The Devotion of Suspect X

…Not romantically of course. One wants to protect her, while one wants to send her to jail.

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Takuya Kimura and Erika Toda in Blade Of The Immortal

Blade Of The Immortal (无限之住人) is the live adaptation of Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura, set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality [Wiki]. During his journey, he meets our heroine who is also hellbent …

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Chinese Remake of Miho Nakayama’s Love Letter in the Making

Ooo, another Chinese adaptation of Japanese goodies. The classic story and highly rated Japanese movie, Love Letter, which hit theaters in 1995 and became a box-office hit will get a Chinese film remake. No names has been dropped yet either in directing or casting. Producing the movie will be under Dreams of the Dragon Pictures, …

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Hiroshi Abe, Zhang Tian Ai, Liu Hao Ran join Yao Mao Zhuan

Wooohooo! Looking like a block buster hit already with all the names attached to the sci-fi movie, Yao Mao Zhuan aka The Legend of Cat Demon (妖猫传), a collaboration between China and Japan. Inspired from Yumemakura Baku’s novel, “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu,” following the investigation of a cat demon and …

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Sadako vs. Kayako (2016) Review

Ghost lady from an old well meets ghost lady from an old house. The battle between the two queens of J-Horror is here. Sadako vs Kayako must fight to the death. Well, they’re both dead already but you get the idea. Everybody knows Sadako and Kayako. For those who don’t, Sadako is the ghost lady …

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Live Action movie Fullmetal Alchemist featuring Ryosuke Yamada

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!! My beloved anime, Fullmetal Alchemist (鋼の錬金術師), is adapted into a live action movie. Oiiiiiiiii! My heart is about to explode when I saw the first teaser, showing the beautiful wide shots of ruined cities, the horrifying transmutation circle, and a quick glance at our lovely brothers. You know it’s hard for animated characters …

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Huang Xuan and Shota Sometani’s Yao Mao Zhuan releases first stills

The irony of the order of posts to come out. Upcoming Japan and China collaborated sci-fi movie, Yao Mao Zhuan aka The Legend of Cat Demon (妖猫传) releases its first batch of stills. The story is inspired from Yumemakura Baku’s novel, “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu,” following the investigation of a …

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Kenichi Matsuyama and Erika Toda return to Death Note Light Up the New World

It’s been 10 years since the first movie of the franchise came out (also Toda’s big screen’s debut)! I’ll be honest and say that I don’t remember 85% of the plot. I know there’s a book with power to kill anyone whose name is wriiten in it by the owner. And that Toda was raw …

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Oho Ou, Zhang Hui Wen headline film Crying Out In Love

Adapted from Japanese novel Socrates in Love (恋するソクラテス) written by Kyoichi Katayama, Crying Out In Love stars two rising faces, Oho Ou Hao and Zhang Hui Wen, in a mournful love story. 20 years after his high school graduation, our hero receives a parcel in the mail that prompts a short vacation back to his …

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Movie Date with Kap (32): The Snow White Murder Case

Wow. What a though-provoking movie. It’s not about romance, superpowers, or horror. It is a social commentary, addressing the power and manipulation of social media and internet bullying. The medium used in the film is the big blue bird most of us have – Twitter. Many use it to tweet about their daily life, others …

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