Category Archives: Giveaways
Attention, Melbourne cinema fans! We have a great giveaway to hand out this week, courtesy of the Cinema Nova on Lygon Street: ten free double passes to see Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin at a special advance screening on Sunday 11 October at 10am.… (read more)
Arriving in Aussie cinemas (twin hammers at the ready, from the look of the poster!) on March 28 is Indonesian film The Raid 2, director Gareth Evans’ follow-up to his 2011 action flick The Raid.
The original film was an impressive piece of martial arts cinema given its tiny budget and cast of relative unknowns, and Evans suggested in interviews at the time (like the one we did) that the sequel would have the wider scope and … (read more)
It’s our first competition of the year!
Courtesy of Madman Entertainment, we have five double passes to give away to anime maestro Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film, The Wind Rises, when it hits cinemas on February 27!
Intriguingly, this film is more of a historical piece than usual: it’s a fictionalised biography of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Zero aircraft used by the Japanese in World War II. It’s already done extremely well domestically, and it has been nominated for … (read more)
Not content with just putting on an amazing program of Hong Kong action classics (see our post and their website), the folks at GOMA have been kind enough to give us three five-film passes to give away to readers for their upcoming Action, Hong Kong Style program.
These will get you into any five screenings on the program; they can be used either by one person to see five different films, or by multiple people seeing the same screening … (read more)
It’s time for another giveaway, and this time courtesy of Icon Film Distribution we’ve got ten copies of Tai Chi 0, the first film in the series of Chinese 3D period actioners from from Stephen Fung. After this film, we got the less frenetic Tai Chi Hero, and there is apparently a planned third film in the works, Tai Chi Summit.
We here at HC rather enjoyed these quirky steampunk-influenced flicks, and if you missed catching them … (read more)
Thanks again to Icon, we’ve got five double passes to Tai Chi Hero to give away!
It’s the sequel to 3D steampunk martial-arts film Tai Chi 0, which we had out in cinemas here a month ago. Given that the two films were shot back-to-back on a shared budget, I’d expect this film to be pretty tightly coupled to the storyline of the last one, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go in unaware (or armed with a … (read more)