Immerse yourself in the work of Jean-Pierre
Chicago ReaderImmerse yourself in the work of Jean-Pierre Melville, master of the French crime filmChicago ReaderHis later, more austere crime works, among them Le Samouraï (1967) and Le Cercle Rouge (1970), were key influences on such Hong Kong directors as John Woo and Johnnie To, who were inspired by these works when developing their own style in the ...
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 12:54 pm
Never-seen-before snaps of 'old Hong Kong'
CoconutsNever-seen-before snaps of 'old Hong Kong' from legendary photographer Fan Ho to go on showCoconutsOne year after he sadly passed away, Hongkongers will be able to celebrate Fan Ho, one of the city's most renowned photographers, at a new exhibition of his life's work. The show, titled “Visual Dialogues: Hong Kong through the Lens of Fan Ho”, is open ...
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 4:04 am
Softball: Friday's Southern Section playoff
Los Angeles TimesSoftball: Friday's Southern Section playoff resultLos Angeles TimesScott Vinceri, Crescenta Valley; Will Grimm, Crescenta Valley; Jacob Kampen, Arcadia; Jeffrey Castillo, Arcadia; John Woo, Arcadia; Justin Palafox, Burroughs; Jesse Zarazua, Muir; Aryonis Harrison, Muir; Henry Leake, Burbank; Adrian DePasquele, ...and more »
Posted on 26 May 2017 | 6:21 pm
From Hard Boiled to Soft Boiled: Why John
Flickering Myth (blog)From Hard Boiled to Soft Boiled: Why John Woo's masterpiece will never be matched againFlickering Myth (blog)John Woo had already made quite a name for himself in China, thanks to hit action classics such as A Better Tomorrow and The Killer. In 1992 he released the film which would see him transition from Hong Kong director, to Hollywood. The film was Hard ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:33 am
Cannes 2017 Review: THE VILLAINESS Shoots
ScreenAnarchy (blog)Cannes 2017 Review: THE VILLAINESS Shoots and Chops Her Way to Bloody RevengeScreenAnarchy (blog)Equal parts Kill Bill, Nikita, John Wick, Hardcore Henry and HK-era John Woo, the second film from Confession of Murder director Jung Byung-gil is an inspired but exhausting entry into this year's Midnight Screenings lineup at the Cannes Film Festival.
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 7:50 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