Tag Archive for 'John Woo'

DVD Roundup – 2 New Indie Titles (DVD Reviews)

A couple of slice and dice international martial arts imports make their way into eager DVD hands this week – viva la wire work!  A dangerous gal who goes into hiding and the iconic real-life story of a general slaying warrior make up the two tales touched upon this time out.  Check out the review […]


Martial Arts Movie Marathon (DVD Review)

I’m a pretty big fan of Shout! Factory’s “Marathon” series they’ve been putting out.  Usually four films with typically a common thread between them.  Its films that maybe wouldn’t be attractive by themselves per se, but when they get lumped together they suddenly make you go “OOOH!  I GOT TO HAVE IT!”  I’m hoping one […]


Check Out The Action-Packed MARTIAL ARTS MOVIE MARATHON On DVD May 20th!

Who’s ready for some kung fu action this summer?  Well, Shout! Factory is!  They’re bringing some classics from that golden era of the 70s to DVD this May!  It even has some films featuring the work of legendary John Woo and Sammo Hung!  I tend to really like these Movie Marathon packs that Shout! Factory […]


Mission: Impossible – Extreme Trilogy Collection on Blu-ray December 6th, 2011

A “mission” more than a decade in the making.  Tom Cruise is IMF Agent Ethan Hunt, one of the greatest action heroes of all time, in the adrenaline-pumping suspense-filled blockbuster series Mission Impossible.  Filmed in the most exotic locations around the world by the biggest directors in Hollywood, including Brian De Palma, John Woo and […]


Red Cliff – U.S. Theatrical Version (Blu-ray Review)

John Woo has returned to his roots, so to speak.  It’s been almost 20 years since he’s taken on a project of Chinese origin, whether it being a gangster, war, or period piece.  This was obviously a passion project, and when you have total control and a nice sized budget, the sky is the limit.  […]


John Woo’s “Red Cliff” Invades Blu-ray This March!

I have to admit.  I did not know anything about the following title until yesterday.  We are all familiar with legendary cinema action master John Woo right?  Well anyway, his newest masterpiece is coming March 23rd to Blu-ray from Magnolia Home Entertainment.  And best of all, his new epic film Red Cliff appears to come […]