More Asian titles from MIA

Following their previous Hong Kong Classics release of Stormriders back in October, MIA will continue their range of Hong Kong action films on the 25th February with…

Cheap Killers - Wong Jing and Clarence Ford reunite after the ground-breaking "Naked Killer" to create an ultra violent Film Noir that takes an unadulterated look at the decadence of the Hong Kong Underworld. Jerry (Sunny Chan) and Sam (Alex Fong) are a couple of Triad Assassins at the top of their game. They have everything: fancy cars, beautiful woman, plenty of cash... then something goes wrong. Betrayal and deceit blossom when an affair with a Gang boss's girlfriend (Kathy Chow) turns sour. They end up physically and mentally scarred, always on the run eventually becoming a couple of low rent killers. Disc specifications are as follows...

  • Widescreen
  • Original version with English Subtitles
  • 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Production Stills Gallery
  • Extensive Biographies and Filmographies
Moving onto the Tokyo Bullets label MIA will release a further two titles, one from each of the directors they kicked the Tokyo Bullets label off with. Released on the 25th February is another effort from Takashi Ishii (Gonin) in the form of...

Black Angel - forms the first part of a projected series of films starring its protagonist Ikko, Takashi Ishii's most powerful, fully realised heroine to date. Building on the achievement of the two Gonin films, Ishii continues to explore his distinctive vision of Tokyo as a dark, forbidding technopolis; a city of faceless chrome and marble structures, cold lights and deep shadows. There are currently no specifications for this title.

Then on March 11th MIA will continue their range of films from cult Japanese director Beat Takeshi (Violent Cop) with his 1990 film...

Boiling Point - When Masaki, a gas station attendant and bit part baseball player incurs the wrath of the local Yakuza, he heads to Okinawa to buy a gun so he can stand up for himself. Whilst there, he is joined in his quest by a former gangster ('BEAT' Takeshi), who has his own reason for getting back at the mob. Violence escalates until the mild-tempered Masaki takes an oil truck from his gas station and drives it straight into Yakuza headquarters. In their different ways 'Beat' Takeshi and Masaki come to the boil. Disc specifications are as follows...

  • Widescreen
  • Original version with digitally remastered English subtitles
  • 2.0 Dolby Digital
  • Theatrical trailers
  • Extensive biograhies and filmographies
  • Production stills gallery
Retail on all three titles will be £19.99.

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