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Wong Kar-wai’s ‘Grandmaster’ to Release in 3D in October (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Iconic director likely to deliver a new version. Distributor says there is unfulfilled audience demand. 4 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee

HKIFF: Celebrities and Water Aplenty at the Asian Film Awards (AFA)

11:44 AM 3/29/2014 by popcorn
Asian Film Awards
The 8th Annual Asian Film Awards (AFA) took place in Macau at the City of Dreams’ House of Dancing Waters Theater. Wong Kar Wai’s Grandmaster took home seven of the fourteen nominations, including Best Film, Best Actress (Zhang Ziyi), Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Best Costume, Best Composer, and Best Production Designer.

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Asian Film Awards: THE GRANDMASTER And SNOWPIERCER Lead Nominations

feedproxy.google.com – Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster and Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer lead the nominees for this year's Asian Film Awards. The former received 11 nominations, while the latter earned five nods. The awards are the first to be presented under the aegis of the newly-minted Asian Film Awards Academy, formed by the heads of the Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Busan film festivals. 4 years 35 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Phillipe Le Sourd on shooting 'The Grandmaster' and the historical final roll of Fujifilm

hitfix.com – Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" is just the latest stylish entry in the filmography of a revered auteur. Yet remarkably, none of his films had been nominated for the Oscar for Best Cinematography until two weeks ago when his latest broke that unusual streak with a nomination for Philippe Le Sourd. 4 years 36 weeks ago via jetli
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Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Nabs 14 Hong Kong Film Awards Nominations

feedproxy.google.com – Dante Lam's MMA drama "Unbeatable" also made a strong showing with 11 nominations, while vampire flick "Rigor Mortis" took nine. 4 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Wong Kar Wai Says His 108-Minute 'The Grandmaster' Is Not 'A Watered-Down Version'

feedproxy.google.com – The director insists his U.S. version of the film, shortlisted for the foreign-language Oscar, is his own cut, offering scenes not previously seen in the China version.An estimated 100 people had to be turned away Dec. 5 from a packed New Beverly Cinema screening of The Grandmaster, shortlisted for the best foreign language film Oscar. 4 years 41 weeks ago via brucelee
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Oscars: Hong Kong Nominates Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmaster' for Foreign Language Category

feedproxy.google.com – The film opened in the U.S. on August 23, distributed by The Weinstein Company, and has grossed $6.3 million thus far. 5 years 3 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'Grandmaster' Fights To Top of New Releases; 'Blue Jasmine' Makes Overall Top 10 As Woody's Widest Release

fb.indiewire.com – "The Grandmaster" -- already Wong Kar-wai's highest grossing film at the Chinese box office -- hit U.S. theaters this weekend care of Mr. Harvey Weinstein (in a version 22 minutes shorter than what China got), and got off to a very respectable start. In 7 theaters, the film grossed $132,259 for a $18,894 average -- the highest average of any film in release, wide or limited. The film is Wong's first release since his 2007 English language film "My Blueberry Nights," which The Weinstein Company also released. 5 years 8 weeks ago via jetli
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'The Grandmaster' Tony Leung On What Kung Fu Taught Him About Life and Why He Seldom Talks to Wong Kar-wai

fb.indiewire.com – In a celebrity culture where stars like Brad Pitt can effectively avoid doing press for his movies, there’s something profoundly exciting about getting the opportunity to interview a true international star like Tony Leung Chiu Wai. Not because there’s some velvet rope that journalists get access to since he’s not as well known in the U.S., but because performers on a certain level seldom seem to reveal their true selves, or maybe more accurately, are asked to reveal themselves. 5 years 8 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Wong Kar-wai on 'The Grandmaster''s Massive Success in China, the American Cut, and His Approach to Action

fb.indiewire.com – One of the biggest names in world cinema, Chinese director Wong Kar-wai has largely been MIA since the tepid reaction to his first foray into English-language filmmaking with 2007's Norah Jones-starring "My Blueberry Nights." The news that his next project would be the martial arts Ip-man biopic "The Grandmaster," was overshadowed by countless delays and speculation about how the director would handle a film as action-focused as this. 5 years 8 weeks ago via jackiechan
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