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Wong Kar Wai's “The Grandmaster”

Friday, August 23, 2013

Director Wong Kar Wai discusses his long-awaited latest film, “The Grandmaster.” It’s about Ip Man, the grandmaster who trained Bruce Lee, and it fuses king fu with romance. Hong Kong heartthrob Tony Leung plays Ip Man, and Zhang Ziyi plays a beautiful Bagua master, who Ip Man falls in love with. The film is a thoughtful meditation on love, loss, and 20th-century Chinese history. It opens in New York August 23 at Lincoln Plaza, the Angelika, and AMC Empire.

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Wong Kar Wai and Christopher Doyle, Longtime Collaborators

Friday, October 10, 2008

Filmmaker Wong Kar Wai and his long-time cinematographer Christopher Doyle discuss their new film, "Ashes of Time Redux." It’s a remake of one of their earlier films, and it opens Fri. Oct. 10 at the Landmark Sunshine and Lincoln Plaza cinemas.

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Movie Friday

Friday, October 10, 2008

We kick off with some of the world's leading filmmakers: Mike Leigh, and then Wong Kar Wai and his longtime cinematographer Christopher Doyle. Also: a look at J.B. Priestley’s 1957 play "The Glass Cage." And Please Explain is all about photosynthesis, and why it brings us beautiful fall ...

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Making the Perfect Road Movie Soundtrack

Thursday, April 03, 2008

The new Wong Kar Wai film "My Blueberry Nights" features the acting debut of singer-songwriter Norah Jones and a soundtrack custom-built for a road trip. Songs by Jones, Cat Power and Cassandra Wilson turn up in the movie, and Ry Cooder composed the score. We talk about the soundtrack with ...

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Wong Kar-wai and Norah Jones on "My Blueberry Nights"

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai has made his first-ever English-language film, "My Blueberry Nights"; musician Norah Jones has tried her hand at acting as co-star in the film. Wong describes "My Blueberry Nights" as "a story of a woman who takes the long route instead of the short one to ...

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My Blueberry Nights

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Wong Kar-wai talks about his first English-language film, "My Blueberry Nights." Musician Norah Jones stars in the film. Also: Richard Price on his bestselling new crime novel set in the Lower East Side. States of the Union is all about Arizona, John McCain’s home state. And on

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