Toronto: John Woo on Why 'Manhunt' Is a
VarietyToronto: John Woo on Why 'Manhunt' Is a Return to His RootsVarietyJohn Woo, the director who helped define the style of Hong Kong films before applying his style to Hollywood and then China, returns to action with “Manhunt,” a reworking of a Japanese film that was the first foreign movie to be shown in post-Cultural ...John Woo on Getting Back to Action with 'Manhunt,' the Symbolism of White Doves, and James BondThe Film Stage (blog)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 6:16 am
'Manhunt' Review: Back to the Basics for
/FILM'Manhunt' Review: Back to the Basics for John Woo, But Not a Return to Form [TIFF]/FILMJohn Woo made a career creating operatic, ultra-violent crime films peppered with shoot-outs, stand-offs, morally ambiguous characters, and lots and lots of slow-motion doves. Woo eventually made the leap from Hong Kong cinema to Hollywood and created ...
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 10:00 am
Toronto: John Woo Remake 'A Better Tomorrow
VarietyToronto: John Woo Remake 'A Better Tomorrow 4' Adds Buyers ...VarietyHeroic bloodshed film “A Better Tomorrow 4” finds new buyers in Toronto.and more »
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 4:01 am
TIFF 2017: John Woo's preposterous Manhunt
Straight.comTIFF 2017: John Woo's preposterous Manhunt among the early highlightsStraight.comIn the lead up to this year's Toronto International Film Festival, the so-called Festival of Festivals announced that it would be cutting back. A totally reasonable reaction to an increasingly unwieldy program of widely varying artistry, this ...and more »
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 6:40 pm
John Woo's Manhunt plays like a joyous
The VergeJohn Woo's Manhunt plays like a joyous parody of his action ...The VergeBut like so many parodies, it runs into problems when it repeats the same gag too often.Manhunt star Ha Ji-won first to play a female killer in a John Woo filmSouth China Morning Postall 4 news articles »
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 12:00 pm
China's LeTV Launches Own Smartphone,
The private entertainment company, whose LeVision Pictures film unit is a growing force in production, will link up Zhang Yimou, Tsui Hark and Zheng Xiaolong with increased content.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:52 pm
A list of the 101 best movies on Netflix UK
Selected by Tim Robey
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 7:42 am
Hollywood director John Woo praises Rajkumar
Mumbai: The Hollywood director John Woo recently sent an appreciation mail to director Rajkumamr Hirani. The director John Woo is very well known for his direction of films like Face Off, Broken Arrow and Wind Talker. John Woo and Rajkumar Hirani had met last year at the Beijing International
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 11:02 pm
Hollywood Director John Woo’s Mail To
The Hollwyood director John Woo sent an appreciation mail to Rajkuamr Hirani.The director John Woo is very well known for his direction of films like Face Off, Broken Arrow and Wind Talker.John Woo and Rajkumar Hirani had met last year at the Beijing International Film Festival, where both were part of the jury. While Rajkumar Hirani was in China for the launch of PK, he had sent a mail to John ...
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:02 pm
John Woo to direct "Manhunt"
The Hong Kong director will be helming the remake of the hit 1976 Japanese thriller
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 9:18 am
10 ‘Mission: Impossible’ Facts That
When Cruise also did all of his own climbing on the cliffs of Utah’s ominously named Dead Horse Point, the terrified director John Woo was convinced that Cruise was going to fall 600 meters (2,000 ft) and die. While all of these stunts are death-defying ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:05 pm
Movie review: 'No Escape' is a reviling
When the film does shift speeds, it employs an incredibly cheesy slow-motion effect that would make even John Woo check his watch and wonder what's taking so long. Worst of all, "No Escape" has nothing to say that motivates the mortifying calamities it ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:40 pm
Screen Themes – Mission: Impossible -
The 2000 sequel M:I:2 was directed by John Woo, and was fantastic if you like doves and people flying through the air with a gun in both hands (which I do), but rather silly and contrived at the same time. Things started getting better with 2006’s ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 9:15 am
Hitman: Agent 47 Fumbles for the Reset
For a movie based on a game that prides itself on offering multiple paths to an objective, it sure does rely on the tattered old John Woo playbook.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:03 am
Film Review: ‘Assassination’
John Woo and Steven Spielberg. Never mind that helmer Choi Dong-hoon (“The Thieves”), working from a script he co-wrote with Lee Ki-cheol, doesn’t always make it crystal-clear just who’s really allied with whom, and why Character A is (or is not ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:51 pm
John Woo's 'The Killer' to get 3-D remake
A second John Woo gangster classic will be updated with South Korean talent.
Posted on 6 February 2011 | 10:20 pm
Hong Kong tepid on remake of John Woo
The South Korean remake of the John Woo gangster classic "A Better Tomorrow" has received a tepid response in its spiritual home Hong Kong, with the new version receiving lackluster reviews and box office results.
Posted on 24 January 2011 | 9:06 pm
Woo awarded Golden Lion for lifetime
John Woo built his reputation with stylish Hong Kong action thrillers, then moved to Hollywood where he directed such big-budget blockbusters as "Mission Impossible II."
Posted on 3 September 2010 | 10:56 am
Yao Ming, others film ads to boost China's
Basketball star Yao Ming, movie director John Woo and piano prodigy Lang Lang are among dozens of celebrities who will appear in television commercials later this year in a bid by China to boost its image abroad.
Posted on 4 August 2010 | 12:32 am
Woo joins cast of Chinese propaganda
A-List filmmaker John Woo is the first celebrity to join the cast of the second major film in the leading Chinese state film studio's campaign to reform the propaganda genre with a heavy dose of star power.
Posted on 27 July 2010 | 11:30 pm
Resolved Question: Who has had a bigger
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 3:13 am
Resolved Question: Who is a greater movie
John Woo is considered by many as the greatest Asian director ever as he directed these movies:
1. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
2. Mission Impossible
3. Brokeback Mountain
6. Broken Arrow
7. The Big Hit
8. Hard Target
9. Red Cliff
10. Bulletproof Monk
John Woo Net worth is $60 million (highest paid Asian director)
Spike Lee is considered by many as the greatest African American director, these are his movies
1. Miracle at Santa Ana
2. Jungle Fever
4. Do the Right Thing
5. Malcolm X
8. He Got Game
9. Tales from the Hood
10. Love & Basketball
Spike Lee's net worth is $40 million. He Is the highest paid African American director
Posted on 5 January 2013 | 1:10 pm
Resolved Question: When are they going to
John woo,Nicholas cage,John travolta
Posted on 8 September 2012 | 3:18 am
Resolved Question: What are some good movies
what are some good movies with john woo style gunfights
and when i say that don't list john woo movies list movies with similar qualities i prefer movies in english but if you have to list ones from other countries
Posted on 15 May 2011 | 7:25 am
Resolved Question: Which film director is
A LOT better or
they are almost equal?
BQ: What are your favorite movies by each?
Posted on 10 April 2011 | 7:14 am