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Friday, May 23 2008

Children of Huang Shi

Children of Huang Shi is another movie about a well-meaning white man stumbling into an exotic and unknowable elsewhere where he learns all about himself.


Thursday, October 11 2007

Stranglehold

Stranglehold resembles Hard Boiled in that it, like the film, seems largely a series of very pretty, very stylish action sequences unified by only the thinnest veneer of a plot and motivations for characters.


Tuesday, September 9 2003

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

'The big challenge we faced in the beginning is that, in the comic book, the Bulletproof Monk really isn't in the comic.'"


Thursday, April 17 2003

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

Has a couple of ideas rattling around in its head, ideas that are -- or could be -- strangely relevant.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Anna and the King (1999)

The story of Anna Leonowens and King Mongkut of Siam has gone through multiple mutations in 150-plus years. First, there were the diaries of Indian-born British citizen Leonowens (known to be creative, to say the least, about many aspects of her life and story, even her name), recounting her experiences as teacher to the royal children of the King of Siam in the mid-19th century.


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