US DVD release of Brave January 19, 2010

Mike B starrer “Brave” will be released on DVD in the US on Tuesday, January 19th. Brave is the first release of Birch Tree’s new domestic label Action Slate Releasing. The Canadian release of Brave will not be far behind. Stay tuned for more details. Make sure to get your copy!

Sony Pictures Japan releases High Kick Girl!

Sony Pictures Japan released High Kick Girl! today, December 23rd, 2009. 2 versions are being released: the Regular Edition and the Deluxe Edition containing 2 discs and tons of DVD extras. Check it out at High Kick Girl! is scheduled to be released in the US through First Look Studios and Birch Tree’s new […]

The Blood Bond blog

Visit the official blog of The Blood Bond at Get a play-by-play from producer Bey Logan.

The Hollywood Reporter: Logan to produce ‘Blood Bond’

Logan to produce ‘Blood Bond’ TWC vp’s contract expires this week By Patrick Frater HONG KONG — Bey Logan has set “The Blood Bond” as the first movie to flow from his new production company following his imminent exit as the Weinstein Company’s Hong Kong-based vice president. The picture is a stylized Asian actioner to […]

Variety – Film Review: High Kick Girl!

VARIETY Posted: Wed., Jul. 29, 2009, 12:12pm PT High-Kick Girl! (Hai-kikku garu!) (Japan) A Hexagon Pictures, Nagoya Broadcasting Network, Digital Hollywood Entertainment KK production. (International sales: Birch Tree Entertainment, Las Vegas.) Produced by Masaaki Mizuno, Ken Nakanishi, Fuyuhiko Nishi. Executive producers, Akira Yoshida, Motoko Kimura, Yoichi Sakai. Directed by Fuyuhiko Nishi. Screenplay, Nishi, Yoshikatsu Kimura; […]

The Hollywood Reporter – Film Review: High Kick Girl

Film Review: High Kick Girl Bottom Line: Hard-core martial arts fans will get a rush out of this authentic karate film. April 15, 2009 By Maggie Lee HONG KONG — “High Kick Girl” achieves what last year’s “Shaolin Girl” failed to do at a fraction of the cost — create a proper martial arts vehicle […]

The Hollywood Reporter – Made in Asia

Made in Asia By Chris Koseluk Sept 25, 2008, 03:10 PM ET Just a few years ago, Asian martial arts movies were all the rage in North America. After “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” earned $128 million domestically in 2000, a slew of Asian fight titles followed, from “Hero” to “House of Flying Daggers” — and […]

AFM – The Eighties Trend, Marital Arts Is Back and Kicking

The Eighties Trend Martial Arts Is Back & Kicking Bushido Films LLC is one of the latest independent companies recently established to capitalize on the growing demand for niche independent product from buyers around the world. During a shoot in a downtown Los Angeles warehouse, The Business of Film visited the set of Honor and […]

Variety: Product trends

Published by Variety Written by MATTHEW ROSS Docs, horror and action are still tops with buyers On the heels of the Cannes and Toronto fests (and markets), which underwhelmed buyers with their surfeit of “dark, arty” titles, the American Film Market arrives this fall with a healthy dose of genre fare geared mainly toward the […]