Friends of the Gutter Mike White and Beth Accomando discuss John Woo’s Hard Boiled (1992) with Jess Byard at The Projection Booth. “John Woo’s 1992 film, Hard-Boiled is the story of a hot-handed supercop, Tequila, (Chow Yun-Fat), and an undercover cop — either Alan or Tony depending on […]
Jet Li’s Chang Mo-Kei has been struck by the Jinx Palm, blocking his chi, destroying his ability to perform kung fu and causing him to need constant infusions of chi from Taoist priest Chang San-Fung (Sammo Hung). But Chang can only be cured by a massive infusion of […]
Guest Star Sayantan Mondal is a PhD Scholar working on the genre of Postcolonial Science Fiction. Apart from this he likes to write about films. But more than that he likes to watch them. And he hopes one day when he will be able to recover from his […]
Andrew O’Herir interviews John Woo, harbinger of “Chinawood,” and reviews the international version of The Battle of Red Cliff (“Doves, lots of doves!”)
Donnie Yen plays Wing Chun master–and Bruce Lee’s sifu–Ip Man in the eponymous movie. Asses are kicked, regretfully. But not so regretfully there won’t be a sequel where more asses are kicked in Hong Kong. Wong Kar-Wai’s Grandmaster Ip Man might show up, well, sometime. You can bet […]
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.