Posts Tagged ‘tsui hark’

  • Mostly Chow: 12 Classic Hong Kong Action Films

    June 4, 2015 • Editing, Film, TrailersComments Off on Mostly Chow: 12 Classic Hong Kong Action Films

    *SPOILER ALERT & WARNING: Not for the faint of heart. Violence and gore depicted. Summary: Promo edit featuring some of my favorite Hong Kong directors and actors such as Johnnie To, John Woo, Andy Lau, Simon Yam, Tony Leung and of course, Chow Yun Fat.

  • Leslie Cheung Tribute 2003

    December 6, 2003 • Events, FilmComments Off on Leslie Cheung Tribute 2003

    On April 1, 2003, the world lost one of its great movie stars; but virtually the entire Asian diaspora knows that we also lost one of our most exquisite pop singers, most seductive sex symbols, most potent gay icons and most beloved celebrities, for Leslie

  • Swordsman II (1992)

    November 17, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Swordsman II (1992)

    dir: Ching Siu-Tung; prod: Tsui Hark; writer: Hanson Chan, Yong Jin (novel), Pik-yin Tang, Tsui Hark Cast: Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia, Jet Li Lian-Jie, Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lam, Michelle Reis, Fennie Yuen Kit-Ying, Yang Yee-Kwan, Waise Lee Chi-Hung, Chin Kar-Lok,

  • Peking Opera Blues (1986)

    November 17, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Peking Opera Blues (1986)

    Country: Hong Kong Director: Tsui Hark Producer: Tsui Hark Action Directior: Ching Siu-Tung Cast: Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia, Cherie Chung (Cho Hung), Sally Yeh (Yip Sin-Man), Mark Cheng Ho-Nam, Cheung Kwok-Keung, Wu Ma, Leung Po-Chi, Kenneth Tsang Kong, Guk

  • A Better Tomorrow III (1989)

    September 17, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on A Better Tomorrow III (1989)

    director Tsui Hark Tsui Hark and John Woo had a sort of a falling out, prompted by what seemed to be a lack of communication (and probably by Hark’s zealousness as a “controlling” producer), around the time that The Killer was made. Woo had

  • Blade, The (1995)

    July 12, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Blade, The (1995)

    director Tsui Hark Color 104 min Director Tsui Hark is possibly the baddest-assed badass in the history of filmmaking and a wholly unique quantity in film history. In 1980 he almost single-handedly started the Hong Kong new wave with Warriors from the Magic

  • Chinese Feast, The (1995)

    June 30, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Chinese Feast, The (1995)

    Leslie stars as a reckless young chef in training who, with the help of master cook Cheu Man-check (Wong Fei-Hung in the last two installments of the Once Upon a Time in China series), do battle with bear claws, flying people and Chinese haute cuisine. Tsui

  • Tsui Hark

    November 17, 2000 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Tsui Hark

    Born in Canton 1951 but raised in the Chinese section of Saigon, Tsui Hark filmed his first 8mm short at age 8. Hark migrated to Hong Kong at 14 and later studied film at the University of Austin, Texas. His first movie was “Butterfly Murders,” a