It’s been nearly five years since Keanu Reeves has been spotted in a studio film, but this year will bring him back with the long-delayed 47 Ronin. In the meantime he’s been hard at work crafting his directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi, entirely shot in China with living legend Yuen Woo-Ping and actors Tiger Hu Chen (Kung Fu Hero), Karen Mok (Shaolin Soccer, The Law of Attraction), Iko Uwais (The Raid, The Raid 2), alongside the film’s helmer.
We’ve now got a new international look at the film, which follows the spiritual journey of a young martial artist played by Chen. There’s a great deal of promising stunts in this one, so hopefully we get a U.S. release date soon. Switching to another actioner set in the Eastern world, a new international look at James Mangold‘s The Wolverine has arrived, which also adds more action. Check out both below.
The Wolverine lands on July 26th, but no date for Man of Tai Chi has been set yet.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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