John Woo’s The Crossing and Jackie Chan’s Dragon Blade heading to 3D IMAX theaters in China

IMAX announced today that the 3D action-adventure film Dragon Blade, starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody, will be digitally re-mastered in the immersive IMAX 3D format and released by Shanghai Film Group Corporation in IMAX theatres in China on February 19, 2015. Additionally, writer-director John Woo’s epic two-part 3D film The Crossing will …

New Bruce Lee biopic to begin lensing next month

A new biopic on iconic martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, titled Bruce Lee, My Brother, goes into production in a few days, starring Aarif Lee (Echoes of the Rainbow) as Bruce Lee and screen newcomer Jennifer Tse as Lee’s girlfriend, according to FilmBusinessAsia. The new film is being directed by Raymond Yip, who co-directed …

Jet Li’s Hero Blu-ray review

Hero (Ying xiong), part of the Ultimate Force of Four Blu-ray box set released last week, marked director Yimou Zhang’s transition from dramatic art house auteur, to action cinema wunderkind who redefined the very nature of the martial arts movie genre as fans knew it.

Fall Film Synopses for 2005

Here are some of what we have to look forward to this Fall film season. The long-awaited adaptation of the best seller “Memoirs of a Geisha,” director Rob Marshall’s follow-up to “Chicago,” stars Ziyi Zhang as a poor Japanese girl who becomes a geisha goddess. Other big films include Steven Spielberg’s “Munich,” a thriller about …