Running time 148 minutes
Written by John Woo, Chan Khan, Kuo Cheng and Sheng Heyu
Directed by John Woo
Starring Tony Leung, Zhang Fengyi, You Yong, Chang Chen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Chiling Lin
Red Cliff is two and a half hours long and in Chinese. These facts may be off-putting, but don’t be deterred: Read More
Hong Kong action auteur John Woo has always made huge movies, but with his latest, the war epic Red Cliff, he managed to sink the Titanic. In 2008 it surpassed the James Cameron mega-hit, becoming the highest-grossing movie ever in China. Now, after a brief delay, it’s coming to America.
Mr. Woo is best Read More
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Director Wong Kar-Wai is worried about forgetting, and he makes movies that are fuzzy and luminous so he can remember exactly how he remembers things. Themes of memory, love and obsession move recurrently through his work like weather patterns.
The Wong Kar-Wai Collection is almost entirely devoid of extras but Read More
It’s a relief to welcome the ladies back to the driver’s seat, no matter how slight or small the vehicle, and in the Apple this summer, there are enough of them in full racing gear to enter the Indianapolis 500.
They’re all celebrating the 100th birthday of Richard Rodgers. Bernadette Peters is in the Read More
John Woo’s Mission: Impossible 2 , from a screenplay by Robert Towne, and a story by Ronald D. Moore and Brannon Braga, based on the television series created by Bruce Geller, asks even less of Tom Cruise than the old James Bond movies asked of Sean Connery. This is one reason he should immediately squelch Read More