HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" has been selected as Hong Kong's nominee in the foreign-language Academy Awards category.
"I love martial arts films," professed Harvey Weinstein Aug. 13 in his intro to the screening of "The Grandmaster" at Gotham's Regal E-Walk, the 10th film by prolific director Wong Kar Wai about kung…
The Hong Kong director's painstaking preparation puts actors and audiences in the mood for kung fu.
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
With "Ip Man -- The Final Fight," the lucrative Chinese franchise about the grandmaster of Wing Chun reaches a plateau. Competently executed by Hong Kong helmer Herman Yau, with the title role…
The Hollywood Film Festival has appointed festival vet Jon Fitzgerald as its exec director. Fitzgerald was a co-founder and exec director of the Slamdance Festival and served in exec director slots…
George Lucas wants permission to sell $2 billion worth of stock in Disney he gained from the sale of Lucasfilm last year, according to documents filed with the SEC on Wednesday, but it's unclear when…
When the Academy first expanded the best picture category in 2009, a key reason was to give more populist fare like the 2008-snubbed "The Dark Knight" a shot at top honors, in part to boost telecast…
Venturing into fresh creative terrain without relinquishing his familiar themes and stylistic flourishes, Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar Wai exceeds expectations with "The Grandmaster," fashioning a 1930s…
Manna for those who like their kung fu straight and wireless, their villains Japanese and their heroes unconflicted Chinese patriots.
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