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Trailer: Miami Connection


9:00 AM on 09.25.2012



Behold, the official re-release trailer for Miami Connection, the Citizen Kane of Taekwondo new wave band movies. The trailer was edited by Hobo with a Shotgun director Jason Eisener, and it makes great use of the song "Against the Ninja." It's a fine complement to François Simard's poster for Miami Connection, which evokes the feel of classic VHS box art.

I've been pretty evangelical to friends about Miami Connection as a rediscovered cult classic, especially since the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival. During our coverage, I got to interview Grandmaster Y.K. Kim, the film's star and co-director. I also saw the movie multiple times.

Look for Flixist's review of Miami Connection closer to the film's theatrical run in November.








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12:00 PM on 11.12.2012
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8:00 AM on 11.06.2012
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8:00 AM on 11.02.2012
Review: Miami Connection

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12:00 PM on 09.13.2012
New Miami Connection poster is like classic VHS box art

I have fond feelings toward VHS box art, which may be why I'm bananas about this new poster for the 1987 cult film Miami Connection. It was created by Quebec-based artist, François Simard, a member of the RKSS Collecti...more



1:30 PM on 07.06.2012
Comment or tweet to win tickets to Miami Connection

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8:00 PM on 07.05.2012
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10:00 AM on 06.01.2012
Drafthouse Films gives Miami Connection back to the world

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