Tag: assassins

3 Trailers from Twitch

It’s Twitch round-up time. Supporting martial artists Mike B. and Russell Wong take the lead kneeing and kicking people in the chest in Thanapon Maliwan’s The Sanctuary. Lee Byung-Hun, Kimura Takuya and Josh Hartnett go to Hong Kong and walk the line between the police and organized crime […]

What’s Johnnie To Up To?

You know how Johnnie To said he was taking a break after releasing Sparrow? He didn’t. He’s got two films coming up. I’m nervous about Vengeance starring French actor/singer Johnny Hallyday. I’m excited about Death of a Hostage because of Lau Ching-Wan. (And, yes, that looks like the […]

Lady Bullseye and Lady Snowblood

Richie muses on Lady Snowblood in manga and film and a little on Lady Bullseye: “That a samurai revenge film from thirty years ago manages to be significantly less exploitative than anything around now speaks volumes. It is, ironically, an excellent twenty first century samurai movie, which keeps […]

SpyCast!

Get the skinny on spying with the International Spy Museum’s SpyCast.  The Background Briefings about East Germany’s “Romeo agents” and “Spies of the Kaiser” are pretty neat, too.