Wildgrounds breaks down their most anticipated films of 2011.
It’s been just over a year since I became a partner in the Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa’s oldest operating cinema. We’ve shown a lot of films in that time (we average about 40 a month), and I’ve written the synopsis for almost every one.
“Nothing is easy when a man loves a ghost woman.” Not even for animated men in Tsui Harks Chinese Ghost Story: The Animation. (Keith’s piece also has a pretty thorough retrospective of Tsui Hark’s career).
Hong Kong star Shing Fui-On has died of cancer. Most Gutter readers likely remember him as the psychotic Triad head in John Woo’s The Killer. Here’s a clip from his leading role in The Blue Jean Monster. (And speaking Hakka with Chow Yun-Fat).
Wong Fei-Hung’s been on my mind lately. Luckily, Kung Fu Cinema has a nice video (scroll down) of Wong Fei-Hung in the movies from Kwan Tak-Hing to Gordon Liu, Jet Li as well as Jackie Chan and actress Angie Tsang Tze-Man’s portrayals of young Wong Fei-Hung. There’s also […]
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.