There are so many events happening at Fantasia 2022 between July 14 and August 3, including world and North American film premieres, a tribute to John Woo, and a special screening series as part of a celebration of the tenth anniversary of Kier-La Janesse’s book, House of Psychotic […]
Last month, I wrote about British (and a little pre-People’s Republic Chinese) censorship of Hong Kong movies and the ways that wuxia and kung fu movies in particular got around British control of political speech. And now, with wuxia and kung fu movies seemingly all nationalistic, dissent has […]
Wildgrounds breaks down their most anticipated films of 2011.
David Bordwell talks about Johnnie To’s films and his sets in “Once Upon Some Times in Hong Kong.”
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 […]
Every day is fun day at Kaiju Shakedown. This time: chibi Watchmen, awesome criterion-type designs for Chinese movies and a trailer for Cat Head Theatre’s upcoming samurai film.