On September 15th, Miramax Home Entertainment will release a very special edition of Jet Li’s martial arts epic Hero (Ying xiong) on DVD. To celebrate this release, Film Fetish is giving away 2 copies for readers to enjoy.
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In order to be entered into the random drawing for your free copy of Hero, you must also:
- Reply to this post, and tell me the name of your favorite RISING action star. Now if you give me an answer like Sylvester Stallone, you won’t have a chance. I want to know what newcomer has a real shot at becoming the next Stallone, Jackie Chan or other Action Cinema Icon.
I’ll be running this contest through September 18, 2009.
More about Hero
Prepare for the ultimate in hard-hitting action and excitement as the Kung-Fu classic Hero high-kick its way onto DVD September 15, 2009, from Miramax Home Entertainment. Experience Hero’s dazzling fight sequences and death-defying stunts with truly immersive picture and sound that’ll put you smack in the middle of the action. This new Special Edition set includes revealing bonus features that will take fans behind the film’s production.
Hero tells the unforgettable story of a fearless warrior who embarks on a dangerous mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Directed by acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Yimou Zhang (Curse of the Golden Flower, House of Flying Daggers), it features superb performances from Maggie Cheung (Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds), Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Lust, Caution) and Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Hailed by critics as a masterpiece of the Kung-Fu genre, Hero was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Special Edition Bonus Features Include:
- All New Bonus Feature: Close-Up of a Fight Scene
- Hero defined
- Inside the Action: A Conversation with Quentin Tarantino & Jet Li
DVD Release Date: September 15, 2009
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