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September 6, 2009

Red Cliff (2009)

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red cliff

John Woo, Chinese director responsible for, among others, Face Off, this time focuses on Chinese History to create this saga of two long parts that form 4 hours of an epic historical movie at the times of the Han dynasty. This is the most expensive piece made ever in Asia and you can tell already from minute one. Armies of extras, outstanding effects, well chosen script, and beautiful stars. (more…)

July 9, 2009

Baraka (1992)

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baraka

A perfect collage of esthetically perfect  moving pictures from all over the globe, with no script, just observe: religious rituals, urban activity, progress, tribes, environment,…Among the slow and fast motion pics, this doc will take you to far Asia from Burma, India, Cambodia and Laos, Japan and China. A masterminded series of eagle’s eye cameras, others static long hours of waiting in a trypod to gather enough material to nurture the expected effect of people in a metropolis behaving like ants. (more…)

July 2, 2009

Driven to Kill (2009)

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driven to kill

The latest action from Steven Seagal. This mess-&-crush-my-bones-Steven! one is about the russian mafia. Steven happens to be a pajalshta gangster named Ruslan, who served his time at one of the russians gulags, and created a known name around russian mafiosi. (more…)

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