Twitch Film and Movies.com once again present the International Trailer Domination Tour, a selection of the best trailers from upcoming international films. Call this outing the Mostly Martial Arts edition of the ITD, with people being punched for your amusement in China, Malaysia and Vietnam. Throw in some Norwegian witchcraft and a Dutch game show from hell and you’re all set. Here we go!
1. Blood Letter
It’s been a long ten years, but one of horror-cinema’s legends is back. The mastermind behind ‘Halloween,’ ‘The Thing’ and ‘Prince of Darkness’ — John Carpenter — returns to theaters this weekend with his mental hospital-set thriller: ‘The Ward.’
Amber Heard stars as Kristen, a troubled young woman who is committed to the isolation ward of an insane asylum. Trying to gain control of her memory and figure out how she… Continue reading John Carpenter on 'The Ward,' Modern Horror & 'Big Trouble in Little China 2'
HBO should cross China off its list of potential markets for Game of Thrones. The Chinese government’s State Administration of Radio Film and Television has issued new entertainment guidelines discouraging TV writers from creating shows about “fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories…” So much for all of the Syfy channel. Not to mention shows
Crystal Clear Picture:
Have you heard that Chinese government released guidance on television programming from the State Administration of Radio Film and Television that borders on the surreal? Nobody can explain the motivation and why this actions have been taken now.
This guidance prohibits lines that contain elements of "fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, absurd techniques, even propagating feudal superstitions, fatalism and reincarnation, ambiguous moral lessons, and a… Continue reading China bans everything surreal for television