Hero fans: Seminars on this hit film!
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 2:18am
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For fans of the incredible movie Hero, check out the seminars on aspects such as acting, cinematography, fight choreography, and music composition. http://www.herothemovie.com/seminar/index.htm
For those of you who haven't seen this movie, you need to.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 4:10am
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whoa! how did this movie slip by my radar?! this looks cool! has this been released anywhere yet?
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 4:17am
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I have never heard of Hero...what is it?
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 4:46am
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Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 5:53am
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First Gung Fu / Martial Arts film for this director from mainland China, working with HK film crew to bring you....
THE GREATEST "film as art" piece ever created - the pinnacle of storytelling.
I guess the only actor known to the mainstream US audience is Jet Li.
It was released in China and Hong Kong quarter 4 2002. I believe one of Disney's subsidaries will be releasing it here in the US around Nov. 2004. I just hope they don't screw things over with English voice-overs.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 5:56am
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So Ice_Man, I guess it slipped by your radar because it's not a US movie to begin with. "One of them foreign films."
Don't know if anyone notices, but most of the stars' native dialect is not the one used in the movie (but is used in the aforementioned seminars).
What's even more cookey is they have dialect mixing in the interviews with the cinematographer and the composer.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 5:56am
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damn marimaxe (grrr) i hate them they are going to chop it up and kill it (nooooo) i hate the it was going to be released like a year ago but no (grrrr)
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 6:03am
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marimaxe? Speak english, boy!
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 6:25am
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who are you, and why are you massaging my ears?
for starters, Donnie Yen is in it, and is well known to american cinema.
as is Maggie Cheung. most commonly known here for her role in Heroic Trio (of which a poster is hanging on my wall.)
secondly, I am no stranger to any of 'them foreign films', so you can take your stupid assumptions and shove them up your considerable ass.
ah yes, Miramax. the darker side of Disney.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:02am
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Oh damn! The hostilities abound.
Quoting Yoda: "Away put your weapon, I mean you no harm."
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:05am
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I'll just say, I don't personally watch their American movies (especially Jet Li's they're really kind of weird and cheesey). And we'll leave it at that.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:06am
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well, it bugs me (justifiably so) that people seem to always jump to the conclusion that we're uneducated american bums with no knowledge of what goes on outside our country's borders. on the contrary, most of my favorite movies have been imports.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:13am
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Well then, be prepared to put Hero on your list of favs. It will rock your socks... this thing is totally amazing. I'm looking to buy it on DVD (I'm currently snooping high and low for this thing; my friend someone borrowed it from another friend, no word on where that came from however).
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:16am
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Intriguing. I look forward to it.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 12:05pm
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I followed Hero for a while, then all seemed to go quiet. Zhang Ziyi is also in it, isn't she?
Anyway, can't wait to see it. Just got to work out how...
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 4:01pm
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Yup, she's in it.
You could always wait patiently till the theatrical release here in the states. But as I've heard all around, Miramax is really good at screwing things over when they redistribute foreign films.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 7:57pm
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Zhang Ziyi is a babe.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 9:41pm
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Hard Boiled is a good movie!
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 11:21pm
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I tried to get it at HK Flix.com but apparently Disney won't let anyone "officially" sell it in the United States grrrrr...... Click here to check it out
so I guess I'll just have to get some friends from Asia to send me a copy.
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Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 11:22pm
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Seriously? Why do they always have to steal all the fun? That's far out whack.
Posted: Mon, 27th Oct 2003, 11:27pm
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I guess I may have to drop by the local Chinatown which is about an hour away to get me one. Bummer.
Posted: Tue, 28th Oct 2003, 12:06am
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Anyone interested in movies such as this should check out Run Lola Run
- a German film
Posted: Tue, 28th Oct 2003, 6:39am
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... okay Magic Man, you're gonna have explain that one, how did you get from Hero to Run Lola Run???
Posted: Tue, 28th Oct 2003, 9:10am
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I think that to magic man, "movies such as this" equals "Foreign Language Films".
Posted: Tue, 28th Oct 2003, 5:15pm
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Leung Chui Wai is also in it if I remember correctly, that guys so cool. He was great in "Hard Boiled", amazing in "Bullet in The Head" and "Chungking Express". In "Gorgeous" he wore pink flares, but the less said about that the better.
I remember when I read the cast list, that's the greatest ensemble cast ever.
The cinematography's by Chris Doyle isn't it? (or was it Peter Pao, I'm not sure) Either way it'll be great. They're two of the best around.
Can't wait for this one.
Posted: Tue, 28th Oct 2003, 11:29pm
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