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Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


Thursday, January 24 2008

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.


Reviews

Sunday, March 21 2010

Red Cliff

Famed action director John Woo delivers with his highly anticipated portrayal of one of the most famous battles in Chinese history.


Thursday, January 21 2010

Red Cliff (Chi Bi)

Red Cliff executes a well-known scheme, with the overmatched insurgents trying to outwit and out-moxie a massive army.


Wednesday, September 12 2007

Face/Off

This may be the last time the Woo signatures -- slow-mo gun battles flanked by slo-mo birds; "balletic" leaps through the air; two-man Mexican stand-offs -- were effective in a remotely serious manner


Sunday, May 16 2004

Paycheck (2003)

'A true hero,' says John Woo on the commentary track for the Paycheck DVD, 'always reaches out a helping hand to others.'"


Wednesday, January 7 2004

Paycheck (2003)

Michael (Ben Affleck) doesn't set out to control anything: he just wants to get paid.


News

Thursday, October 30 2008

Director John Woo takes on China's greatest literary work and a Western audience

TOKYO - For director John Woo to realize his 18-year dream of filming the 13th-century masterpiece "Romance of the Three Kingdoms," he would have to


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