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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. 5 years 20 weeks ago via brucelee
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Wong Kar Wai Adapting Romantic Drama I BELONGED TO YOU

feedproxy.google.com – Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar Wai appears to have his next project, author Zhang Jiajia posting on his Weibo account that WKW has licensed a short tale called The Ferryman from his collection I Belonged To You. The story revolves around a woman having an affair with a married artist and while backers Mei Ah had already announced that Wong would be shooting something in 2015 this is the first indication as to what. 5 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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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. 5 years 49 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. 6 years 2 weeks ago via brucelee
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Wong Kar Wai On China's Growth, Kung Fu, Oscar Contenders & Bruce Lee

deadline.com – One of the maestros of modern cinema, Wong Kar Wai’s return to the martial arts genre this year after two decades was — as you would expect from the director of Chungking Express and In The Mood For Love – a sight to behold. His first new film since his 2007 English-language debut My Blueberry Nights, The Grandmaster takes viewers to 1930s China and inside the life and legacy of Ip Man, the kung fu teacher who, among other things, was Bruce Lee’s trainer. 6 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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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. 6 years 17 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. 6 years 21 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Martin Scorsese To Present Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Martin Scorsese is lending his support to the upcoming Weinstein Company release of The Grandmaster, the film directed by Wong Kar Wai. Scorsese will lend his name in presentation of the kung fu film, and above the line it will read Martin Scorsese Presents The Grandmaster when TWC releases the film theatrically in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto on August 23rd and nationwide on August 30th. 6 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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U.S. Poster For Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Plus 3-Minute VFX Reel

fb.indiewire.com – Listen, we understand that foreign language films need to be marketed to U.S. audiences, but we're sure a better tagline for Wong Kar-Wai's "The Grandmaster" could've been created. Because, "Once Upon A Time In Kung Fu"? Really? Though, yeah, working Bruce Lee's name onto the domestic poster for Wong Kar-Wai's stylized martial arts flick is pretty savvy.

6 years 32 weeks ago via jetli
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Watch: First US Trailer for Weinstein Company's 'The Grandmaster'

feedproxy.google.com – Just this past February, The Weinstein Company picked up Wong Kar Wai's visually stunning and kung fu fighting riddled film The Grandmaster. The film is slated to arrive in August, and now the marketing for the U.S. release of the film has arrived. It doesn't offer much more than the previous trailers for the film from its 2012 release in China, but it does have some more gorgeous shots of that rain fight with Tony Leung as Ip Man, the legendary martial arts grand master who trained Bruce Lee, looking like a real bad ass. 6 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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