Quentin Tarantino makes his one true action
A.V. ClubQuentin Tarantino makes his one true action movie, and it's gloriousA.V. ClubBy movie three, it would be turning Chow Yun-Fat into a human punchline. We will not speak of this franchise again. But on the subject of bloated franchises, there were plenty of those happening in 2003. Bad Boys 2 would push the Michael Bay-osity of ...and more »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 10:10 pm
Vancouver Week in Widescreen: Sam Elliott
Straight.comVancouver Week in Widescreen: Sam Elliott drops byStraight.comSee Chow Yun-Fat rescue a bunch of babies from an exploding hospital in John Woo's breathless 1992 masterpiece, comin' at ya on Friday (June 16) at the Rio Theatre. FULL MOON IN PARIS The incomparable Pascale Ogier died after starring in this 1984 ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 9:37 pm
The Top Five Bouncers in Cinematic History -
TVOvermindThe Top Five Bouncers in Cinematic HistoryTVOvermindChow Yun-Fat is an actor who is famous for his involvement in a Hong Kong genre of movies called heroic bloodshed, so it should come as no surprise to learn that his character Ko Fei in Full Contact got into serious trouble helping his friend, got ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 1:30 pm
Hong Kong stars coming to Vancouver: Chow
Straight.comHong Kong stars coming to Vancouver: Chow Yun-Fat, Aaron Kwok, Jackie Chan, and moreStraight.com... Overheard), the big-budget feature stars Catherine Chau (The Menu) as a detective leading Hong Kong police in pursuit of currency counterfeiters. After extraditing a gang member (Kwok) from Thailand, they trace the trail back to the gang leader (Chow).and more »
Posted on 7 June 2017 | 3:01 pm
Death Note Director Makes A Stand On The
Death Note Director Makes A Stand On The Remake's Move To AmericaEpicstreamEven Quentin Tarantino's highly regarded Reservoir Dogs is considered to be a direct copy of Chow Yun-Fat's City on Fire. So why should the American Death Note be any different? Hollywood Whitewashing has become such a topic of controversy lately, and ...and more »
Posted on 7 June 2017 | 11:00 am
Aussie winemakers court Asian tastebuds
Aided by brand recognition – his father Andre was a vineyard manager at Chateau Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac, a French label made famous in China by Hong Kong star Chow Yun-fat's 1989 movie "God of Gamblers" – Portet has seen Asian demand rise steadily.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:11 pm
Alas. We spent our summer swimming, watching X Files, sucking down gallons and gallons of ramen, eviscerating countless watermelons, making a meticulous survey of the entire lifework of the master cinematographer Chow Yun Fat, and creating various kinds of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:59 am
Bona Film Group's (BONA) CEO Yu Dong on Q2
We expect these films to achieve great box office result in the next year. On August 3 in our first conference in Hong Kong to launch The Man from Macau 3 starting Chow Yun-Fat, Ze Lau, Jackie Chan, Nick Cheung, Carina Lau, Yu Chen Li and Charles Heung and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:07 pm
From Vegas to Macau II
Hong Kong, the present day. Veteran master gambler Shek Yat-kin, aka The Magic Hand (Chow Yun-fat), joins a yacht party thrown by his old friend Wai (David Chiang), who says his adopted son Lok (Shawn Yue) could be of help when the all-powerful DOA Group ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:13 pm
The Many Faces Of Gong Li
Finished and shown at festivals in 2010 already, people may wonder about the youthful appearances of its killer cast, which includes people like Chow Yun-fat, John Cusack, David Morse, Ken Watanabe, Franka Potente, Rinko Kikuchi, and Gong Li. Wowzers!
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:00 am