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Even John Woo is jumping on the Marvel hate bandwagon

Director Martin Scorsese's comments about Marvel films not being cinema seems to have started a trend. After acclaimed filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola agreed with the pedigreed director, it looks like Chinese creator John Woo is jumping on t...

 
 
 
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John Woo's next movie will be remake of The Killer

Rumors of John Woo's action classic The Killer getting a U.S. remake (because we'd hate to just watch the original) have been occurring since before Flixist even existed. Directors have been attached and then left, a poster was made, a...

 
 
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John Woo classic The Killer gets remake money

This is crazy. I was just extolling the virtues of John Woo's classic The Killer, possibly the director's second-best Hong Kong film, which puts it in the running for one of the top ten best action movies of all time. There have been rumbli...

 
 
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John Woo to direct Youth of the Beast remake

I can't remember if it was in the most recent Flixist Show or the previous week's lost episode that I insultingly proposed that the "HK films" mentioned in a listener question was short for "Hentai King." That was stupid and I apologiz...

 
 
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John Woo's The Killer to be remade in English and 3D

John Woo’s Hong Kong action work helped to define what all action movies would eventually become. Hard Boiled is, in my opinion, one of the single best action movies of all time. The Killer, a story of a hitman protecting a singer he acc...

 
 




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