Great Quote No. 9

“Why did I use kung fu to make movies – to display the art and to aestheticize fist fighting" Lau Kar-leung (Hong Kong Film Archive 1999: 89) There have been a couple of highlights during the past week - one nice long conversation with a new professional contact (a nice man) and a presentation I had to…

Excerpt from Director’s Commentary on ‘The Replacement Killers’

This is the second excerpt from director Antoine Fuqua’s excellent commentary on The Replacement Killers, in which Chow Yun Fat had his first starring role in an American movie. The first excerpt can be found here. This excerpt covers the concept behind the plot and which drives Chow Yun Fat’s character, and how certain political pressures…