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    Exclusive: The Goods Get Delivered In Clip From Johnnie To's 'Drug War'

    Rarely does a year go by without a new film from the prolific Hong Kong director Johnnie To, and while they may not always make their way stateside, when they do, it's likely worth tracking down. And one to keep on your radar is "Drug War," which is coming to theaters after a festival run last year ...

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    Review: Prep For the End of 'Breaking Bad' With Johnny To's Action-Packed 'Drug War'

    Johnnie To's new crime movie is a nice scene-setter for countless fans of AMC's "Breaking Bad" awaiting its final eight-episode arc.

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    Johnnie To's Crime Thriller 'Drug War' Gets Stateside Release This Summer, Via Well Go USA and Variance Films (TRAILER)

    Well Go USA and Variance Films have partnered to distribute Johnnie To's China-set crime thriller "Drug War" in North America this summer. On July 26, the film will screen at the IFC Center in New York before a platform expansion beginning August 2 in LA and August 9 in additional US markets as well...

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    10 Movies That Might Sell Big at Cannes 2013

    For buyers at the festival, the question is less about the quality of various movies and more about their marketability.

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For Johnnie To's Cannes Midnight Movie 'Blind Detective'

    Yes, believe it or not, even the prestigious, sniffy Cannes Film Festival has a midnight movie section. Granted, it's still relatively new, and only features a couple movies per year, but they perhaps realize that after getting stuffed with Important Movies all day, sometimes you just want to sit ba...

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    Critic's Notebook: Why This Year's Rotterdam Gems Were Outside the Competition

    Among the 30-plus features I saw in Rotterdam, Johnnie To’s "Drug War" is the one that has the concrete feel of a masterpiece. The reviews I’ve seen out of this festival as well as from its world premiere last fall in Rome suggest a solid, unexceptional potboiler by a reliable genre craftsman. To ha...

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    Rome Review: Johnnie To's 'Drug War' Is A Gritty, Talky Procedural That Amps Up To A Bruising Climax

    Johnnie To is a prime example of a director whose name means one thing to overseas audiences, and quite another to those in his native Hong Kong. While his home fans know him as a prolific genre-hopping polyglot whose production company Milkyway Image is a force to be reckoned with on the national f...

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    Rome Film Festival Review: How Johnnie To's 'Drug War' Confirms the Director's Skill

    A solid, visceral action flick from Hong Kong maestro Johnnie To, "Du Zhan" ("Drug War") delivers on audience expectations. Confidently following a familiar route, the Chinese director brings his brand of muscular gangster movies to a new potential market. In fact, "Drug War...

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    Milkyway Magic: The Creative Genius of Johnnie To and Soi Cheang

    Thanks to director/writer/producer Johnnie To, the commercial cinema of Hong Kong has entered a golden age. Since forming Milkyway Image Ltd. in 1996, To has helped produce over fifty films, and has directed or co-directed over half of them himself. While other Hong Kong filmmakers were being e...

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    MoMI to Premiere First Look International Showcase

    The Museum of Moving Image has announced the schedule for its upcoming First Look international showcase.

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