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F.I.L.M. of the Week (December 8, 2016)

After the head-scratching experience of watch Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s “The Assassin,” which wowed me with resplendent visuals but baffled me with its labyrinthine plot, I wasn’t exactly eager to dig further back in the director’s canon – even in spite of the critical superlatives. 411 more words

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The Transporter (2002)

100 Films’ 100 Favourites #94

Rules are made to be broken.

Country: France & USA
Language: English, French & Mandarin
Runtime: 92 minutes
BBFC: 15… 828 more words

4 Stars

the adventurers

Stephen Fung directs Jean Reno, Andy Lau, Tony Yang, Zhang Jingchu and his wife, Shu Qi, in his new action thriller, The Adventurers. The trailer is out but the movie will only hit screens summer 2017. 21 more words


Village of No Return releases quirky trailer

This upcoming Taiwanese movie looks really, really good. 120 more words

刺客聶隱娘 | The Assassin (2015)

There is absolutely no denying that The Assassin is one of the most beautiful looking films ever made, for every frame of it qualifies as a masterwork of breathtaking photography. 462 more words

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AFM: 'Adventurers' Heads IM Global's Expanded China Sales Slate

Having recently enjoyed a substantial injection of Chinese capital, IM Global is upping its Chinese film sales credentials.

The company has picked up global rights to Chinese romantic comedy adventure film “The Adventurers” and is unveiling it for sales at the American Film Market. 295 more words


The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 2015)

I haven’t seen a Hou film before. And after seeing The Assassin, I realized that—kind of regretted it actually—watching this film 40,000 feet above the ground wasn’t the best way to appreciate Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s cinematic finery. 103 more words