LONDON — Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s “The Assassin” has topped a poll published by Sight & Sound magazine in which 168 U.K. and international film critics nominated their top five films of the year. Todd…
"The Assassin" came out on top at the Golden Horse Awards, often regarded as the highest prizes for Chinese-language films.
An art film and a martial-arts film, an action movie and an inaction movie, Hou Hsiao-hsien's "The Assassin" is a thrilling cinematic paradox — a picture that, by rights, shouldn't even exist. From…
If there is such a thing as casual gravitas, then Hou Hsiao-hsien embodies it. Arriving in the lobby of the Park Hyatt in Busan, South Korea, where his martial-arts epic, "The Assassin," is making…
At the Friday press conference for the BIFF Gala Presentation "The Assassin," Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien explained how his film is different from other martial art films made in China. "Many…
"The Assassin," made by iconic Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien, heads the race for the annual Golden Horse Awards, having collected a massive 11 nominations. Nominations for the awards, often…
Having won the best director prize in Cannes, Hou Hsiao-hsien's "The Assassin" is set to receive a theatrical release in China on Aug. 27.
ROME – The Venice Film Festival has announced the full roster of its main jury that will comprise Elizabeth Banks and Diane Kruger alongside Turkish auteur and 2014 Palme d’Or winner Nuri Bilge…
Hou Hsiao-hsien's "The Assassin" will play as the opening of next month's Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival (SIFF), a popular spin off event of the Hong Kong International Film Festival…
Shot for shot, it's perhaps the most ravishingly beautiful film Hou has ever made, and certainly one of his most deeply transporting.
Hou Hsiao-hsien's Cannes competition film "The Assassin" will be released in North America through WellGo USA.