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Blu-ray Review: FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI, An Opium-Fogged Reverie

More Hou Hsiao-Hsien in the Criterion Collection, please.

Ringo Lam's On Fire Series

With the recent teaser trailer being released for Ringo Lam’s Sky on Fire, I thought it would be nice to look back at the rest of his On Fire series of films, which include some of his best work. The...

LEAGUE OF GODS Brings Big Star, Big Budget Fantasy To China

While you may not recognize Koan Hui by name you are almost certainly familiar with his work if you are at all a fan of classic Hong Kong cinema. A long time collaborator with Tsui Hark, Hui racked up assistant...

Tony Leung Reunites With Wong Kar Wai For THE FERRYMAN

It appears that Wong Kar Wai will reunite with his favorite leading man for his upcoming project The Ferryman with reports that Tony Leung has signed on to play the lead. Having previously starred for WKW as the lead in...

THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN: Watch The First Trailer For Tsui Hark's Latest

Iconic director Tsui Hark will unleash his latest period set action epic on Chinese cinemas this Christmas and the first trailer has arrived to whet the appetite. And, yes, fans will be positively drooling over this one.Set in the 1940's...

Exclusive Interview: Tony Leung, Cinematic Grandmaster

Tony Leung is a grandmaster of the big screen. His collaborations with John  Woo, Wong Kar Wai and others have solidified not only his reputation as a master craftsman but one who is able to take that physical craft so attached...

Interview: Wong Kar-Wai, Tony Leung And Zhang Ziyi Talk THE GRANDMASTER

Director Wong Kar-Wai is renowned for legendarily long incubation periods for his films.  Five years after his last movie, Director Wong brings us The Grandmaster, his kung fu-filled biopic of Wing Chun master, Ip Man, which reunites him with...

THE GRANDMASTER VFX Featurette Shows Ziyi Zhang Fighting With Style

Soon to be released in America, a new featurette for The Grandmaster dropped today, showing how the masters fight in snow with the help of VFX. While you won't see Tony Leung Chiu Wai here, Ziyi Zhang shines in this...

US Trailer For THE GRANDMASTER Confirms That The Weinsteins Think All Americans Are Stupid Meatheads

Hands up everyone out there who has ever seen a film by Wong Kar Wai. Yep, that's a pretty decent number. Okay, now. Hands up everybody who's ever even read anything about any film by Wong Kar Wai. That's even more...

Berlinale 2013: Wong Kar Wai And The Cast Share Insight Into THE GRANDMASTER

Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster, a sumptuous ode to martial arts and the people who practice them, was warmly received in China, but the critical reaction to the newly-cut version that opened Berlin has been decidedly mixed. Afterwards, Wong Kar...