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Vancouver 2013 Review: BENDS Offers An Assured Study Of Class, Wealth And Excess

Bends, the first full-length film from Flora Lau, observes a dreamy Hong Kong through the eyes of a wealthy, middle-aged kept woman Anna (Carina Lau), and her young, blue-collar driver (Chen Kun). Minutes into the film, shortly after Anna...

Melbourne 2013 Dispatch, Day 1: Heartbreak And Comedic Confusion

Welcome to my daily coverage of the Melbourne International Film Festival! It may kill me, but I aim to bring you daily updates over the next 17 days of the definitive three or four films that certainly got my attention,...

Contest: Win One of Three LET THE BULLETS FLY Blu-rays

We've got three copies of Let the Bullets Fly courtesy of Well Go on Blu-ray up for grabs and all you have to do is shoot off an e-mail. First, here's the official synopsis:In the lawless land that is rural...

Blu-ray Review: LET THE BULLETS FLY COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Let the Bullets Fly was the first film I saw at Fantastic Fest last year. I specifically left my home in Dallas during the morning rush hour so that I'd roll up in Austin just in time to collect my...

Exclusive Clip From LET THE BULLETS FLY: An Ambush and ... Bird Calls?

Rambunctious and epic-sized, Let the Bullets Fly features the return of Chow Yun-Fat in an action picture, but the real star is director Jiang Wen. He plays "Pocky" Zhang, a legendary bandit in 1920's China who pretends to be the...

Well Go USA Drops LET THE BULLETS FLY Red Band Trailer!

The time has come for China's highest grossing feature ever to land on US shores.  Jiang Wen's Let the Bullets Fly is coming to selected theaters and VOD this March 2nd, and to get you pumped, Well Go has delivered...

FANTASTIC FEST 2011: LET THE BULLETS FLY Review

With Jiang Wen's film playing at this year's festival here's a chance to read my earlier review.Over the past few years, the majority of big-budget mainstream Chinese movies have insisted on beating their audiences over the head with overtly nationalistic...

Well Go USA Picks Up China/HK Blockbuster LET THE BULLETS FLY For US Distro

I guess it's just one of those nights.  Let the Bullets Fly is China's top grossing domestic film in history, and now it will most likely get it's moment to shine on American big screens.  Well Go USA has picked...

LET THE BULLETS FLY (Wen Jiang) Review

Wen Jiang films aren't known to be all that accessible. My first experience with his work (The Sun Also Rises) was a somewhat bewildering experience, but it definitely left me with a taste for more. His latest stays true to...

Tribeca 2011: LET THE BULLETS FLY Review

Over the past few years, the majority of big-budget mainstream Chinese movies have insisted on beating their audiences over the head with overtly nationalistic sentiment. It has gotten to the point where you can't spend two hours in a...

'Let the Bullets Fly' already picked up for U.S. remake!?!

This is one of the reasons why I love the Chinese film industry.Jaing Wen's film has been out for what, days, and "... one of Hollywood's biggest companies," has picked up the U.S. remake rights for it already!?! Apparently so, according...

Chow Yun Fat Stars In Rock And Roll Western LET THE BULLETS FLY

When last we had word from Jiang Wen's Let The Bullets Fly the word was bad - the film had been delayed enough that it was going to miss the fall festival season - but now it's back with something...

The One Eyed Man Is Not Happy. Ge You / Chow Yun Fat Actioner LET THE BULLETS FLY Pushed Back.

Well, this'll be a blow both to the producers of big budget period action piece Let The Bullets Fly and to those hoping to catch Chow Yun Fat's return to his best genre on the big screen. The big budget...