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Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 5

2010’s In my previous article there was a comment regarding a film that I had left out. I apologise in advance if there are any films that I miss out. This may be due to me simply forgetting or just...

Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 6

It would turn out that Enthiran wouldn’t be the only Indian film that Yuen Woo Ping would work on. He would go on to create the fight scenes for the romantic thriller I (2014). Although it does have some well...

Trieste 2016 Review: MORGAN is an Inconsistent Mess

A trend I began to notice a few years ago with much of Hollywood film (and some independent American cinema as well) was a sore lack of good scripts. Not even outstanding ones, just good scripts with good dialogue and...

Interview: Yuen Woo Ping, a TRUE LEGEND

Yuen Woo Ping, an influential filmmaker best known for his work in action choreography, is responsible for some of the most memorable fight scenes in the history of cinema. In Chinese-speaking countries, his work has earned him the title of...

MORGAN Trailer: Familiar Thriller Territory, And Yet...

Every fiber of my being wants to resist Morgan. It looks so familiar: an isolated facility, a scientific experiment that goes wrong, man tampering with things he ought not. But then the actors show up: Kate Mara, Toby Jones, Jennifer...

MECHANIC: RESURRECTION Trailer Goes Full-Bore Ridiculous

Back in 2011, Jason Statham starred in The Mechanic, a remake that bore little more than surface resemblance to the 1972 original starring Charles Bronson as a different type of assassin. Statham now returns in a sequel to the remake,...

Review: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY Should Have Stayed Hidden

In regards to this Netflix original, setting the bar impossibly low barely helped tolerate the arduous two-part viewing experience of this martial-arts mess. Sullying Ang Lee’s beautiful vision of the vintage source material, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny...

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON 2 Trailer Is A Bit Of A Mess

There are a lot of traps you can walk into when making a sequel to a beloved film fifteen years later. A lot of them. And while I was hopeful that the Yuen Woo-ping directed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword...

CROUCHING TIGER Sequel Will Hit Netflix And Some Imax Cinemas Same Day

The moviegoing experience will change even more come next August. Netflix and The Weinstein Co. have just announced that they will release the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon simultaneously on Netflix and select Imax screens around the world, according...