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    Samuel L. Jackson Joins Martin Scorsese to Present Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' UPDATED (Trailer)

    UPDATE: Samuel L. Jackson is joining the previously announced Martin Scorsese in presenting Wong Kar Wai's upcoming kung fu film "The Grandmaster," deeming it "Martin Scorsese and Samuel L. Jackson Present 'The Grandmaster.'" The film hits theaters in limited release this weekend, and has a nationa...

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    Review: The U.S. Cut Of Wong Kar-Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’

    Exquisitely crafted, as visually stunning as you’d imagine and virtuosic in its meticulously gorgeous fight choreography (which acts as a kind of throwdown to comers like the Wachowski siblings), acclaimed Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai’s “The Grandmaster” is nevertheless still an uneven and unbalanc...

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'The Grandmaster' Scored To Song From 'Man With The Iron Fists' For Some Reason

    They tried bringing Wong Kar-wai to Comic-Con, and they even issued a comic book based on the movie, but it seems The Weinstein Company can't whip up enough excitement for Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster." So now, they're just hoping RZA can do the heavy lifting because everyone likes hip hop and he...

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    Retrospective: The Films Of Wong Kar-Wai

    Perhaps the best way to describe Shanghai-born, Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai is as a fetishist of romance. Throughout his entire career, which spans four decades of filmmaking, the director has manifested his obsessive preoccupation with details and minutiae time and again; the little fleeting mo...

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    For Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmaster,' Weinstein Plans Subtitled Wide Release, Oscar Campaign

    Wong Kar-Wai's "The Grandmaster," now being officially presented by Martin Scorsese, is getting an ambitious release from the Weinstein Company, taking the chance that subtitles won't be a barrier in reaching a wider audience. They have not had much access to high-budget prestige martial arts films ...

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    'The Grandmaster' Talks: Watch 30-Minute Interview With Wong Kar-wai & Conversation With ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner

    While he may give off the impression of an artist who works in secrecy and mystery, shrouding this projects and process with an impenetrable veil, it would appear that Wong Kar-Wai has no problem opening up. Hell, the man braved the world of Comic-Con last month to help promote his forthcoming "The ...

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    Early Reviews: Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmaster' Is a Dazzling and Contemplative Martial Arts Epic (UPDATED, TRAILER)

    Discussing his new film "The Grandmaster" at the Academy on July 22, Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai ("2046," "My Blueberry Nights," "In the Mood for Love") described the alchemy of image and sound in cinema: "It isn't one plus one. It's chemistry."

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    Wong Kar Wai Is Coming to the Academy with 'The Grandmaster' on July 22

    Wong Kar Wai is coming to the Academy. On Monday, July 22, as part of their summer-long celebration of kung fu, the Academy will present an on-stage conversation between Wong and "Mad Men" showrunner Matthew Weiner, followed by an advance screening of "The Grandmaster."

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'The Grandmaster' Tracks The Rise Of A Legend & Tries To Make You Forget It Has Subtitles

    Wong Kar-Wai's arthouse martial arts biopic (new genre?) arrives in American theatres next month but it would seem that The Weinstein Company would prefer if you didn't remember that this one is in a foreign language (gasp!). A brand new trailer features the most voiceover we've heard in ages, cuts ...

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    Watch: Wong Kar-Wai & Christopher Doyle Talk 'Chungking Express' On BBC's 'Moving Pictures'

    Wong Kar-wai's historical martial arts epic “The Grandmaster” comes ever closer to the U.S., having already been released in most of the rest of the world, and reviewed by our correspondent in Berlin. But if you'd like to refresh your memory about the stunning Hong Kong films that first made him an ...

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