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08-15-04, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,204
Posted By Numskull

There won't be one. It'll be a cold day in Hell...

There won't be one. It'll be a cold day in Hell before Miramaxe handles a Hong Kong film properly. The Thakral DVD may have a cropped picture but it is the only version that is even remotely...
08-28-03, 04:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,978
Posted By Numskull

Mine had that problem. I went back to the store...

Mine had that problem. I went back to the store and exchanged it. Now I can watch chapter 51 in all its glory, but I don't know about the rest of the movie yet (watching it twice in two days would...
08-26-03, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Numskull

There won't be one. Miramax/Dimension owns the...

There won't be one. Miramax/Dimension owns the worldwide distribution rights to Fist of Legend and it will be a cold day in Hell before they permit a complete version of "their" film to come into...
06-30-03, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By Numskull

Yeah, because "they" is Miramax, the studio...

Yeah, because "they" is Miramax, the studio hailed as the champions of independent and foreign language films in America when, in fact, they are their biggest enemy.
04-27-03, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Numskull

Re: re: Jet Li dvd

Idiots like themselves. And people who don't know how to get the real versions.
04-19-03, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,960
Posted By Numskull

Hong Kong cinema is currently dominated by pop...

Hong Kong cinema is currently dominated by pop stars and rich kids who mistakenly believe they can act. Thank God Anthony Wong is still over there; a lot of his movies suck, but at least he himself...
04-19-03, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Numskull

As far as I know, the one I own is the only...

As far as I know, the one I own is the only version there is, and it's 83 minutes. Don't believe any source that says something different.
04-19-03, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By Numskull

Invader Zim. That show was SO not right for...

Invader Zim. That show was SO not right for Nickelodeon...

Gimmee all the special features you can come up with, especially deleted scenes. But as long as the episodes were all there and all...
04-19-03, 02:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,513
Posted By Numskull

The Chinese theatrical release of Hero was...

The Chinese theatrical release of Hero was heavily cut to suit American tastes, thanks to pressure from Miramax. May they all burn in Hell. I don't care how many times it's delayed; the extended...
Forum: Movie Talk
04-18-03, 02:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,265
Posted By Numskull

The wedding procession scene and the treetop...

The wedding procession scene and the treetop fight in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon were copied from a 1996 Hong Kong movie called The Hero of Swallow. Ang Lee has said that CTHD is a sort of...
04-16-03, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Numskull

Re: Re: Re: Iron Monkey changes?

People might call you a paranoid conspiracy theory freak for saying that, but you're right. One has only to look at the appalling treatment of Hero (Miramax had the film altered to suit its...
04-15-03, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Numskull

That is a very self-centered and short-sighted...

That is a very self-centered and short-sighted "solution". For one thing, Miramax/Buena Vista owns the worldwide distribution rights for Drunken Master 2 ("Legend of Drunken Master") and Fist of...
04-15-03, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Numskull

Re: Iron Monkey changes?

Miramax trimmed a small amount of footage from Iron Monkey, presumably to get a PG-13 rating. Also, the English subtitles are sometimes inaccurate (and other times they just plain lie), and I...
04-15-03, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Numskull

It's 83 minutes, not 69.

It's 83 minutes, not 69.
04-05-03, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By Numskull

Shaw Brothers fans: your worst nightmare has come true

http://www.screendaily.com/story.asp?storyid=11872

It's official: Celestial has signed a deal with the devil known as Harvey Weinstein. The company that bought a 760 film library and made an...
Forum: Movie Talk
03-13-03, 02:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,647
Posted By Numskull

You gotta be kidding. The film industry is "all...

You gotta be kidding. The film industry is "all about making money"? No way. Who knew?
03-12-03, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,168
Posted By Numskull

The current DVD release of HERO is the one...

The current DVD release of HERO is the one Miramax insisted on...18 minutes cut, and yes, it's the same version shown in Chinese theaters. Miramax is no longer content with butchering movies for...
Forum: Movie Talk
02-20-03, 02:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,920
Posted By Numskull

Private establishment or not, a theater should...

Private establishment or not, a theater should not be allowed to permit such abhorrent behavior.
Forum: Movie Talk
02-17-03, 07:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,934
Posted By Numskull

Thank God. Cerebus creator Dave Sim's use of...

Thank God. Cerebus creator Dave Sim's use of space on the printed page, and his brilliant word balloons, just couldn't be adapted for the big screen, and neither could the sheer scope of the Cerebus...
02-08-03, 01:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,896
Posted By Numskull

And here's yet another one: it looks like...

And here's yet another one: it looks like Miramax is going to acquire the R1 distribution rights to the kung fu titles.

*shing* *shing*

What's that? Is it two hardened warriors engaging in...
Forum: Movie Talk
02-08-03, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Numskull

I have no problem believing that the Region 0...

I have no problem believing that the Region 0 release is heavily cut, for one simple reason: it's from Tai Seng. They're notorious among Asian movie fans for releasing cut/incomplete films because...
Forum: Movie Talk
02-08-03, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Numskull

Gandalf knew that Bilbo had A ring that made the...

Gandalf knew that Bilbo had A ring that made the wearer invisible, but he didn't know that it was THE ring forged by Sauron.
Forum: Movie Talk
01-29-03, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Numskull

You should watch a 1996 Hong Kong film called The...

You should watch a 1996 Hong Kong film called The Hero of Swallow. The wedding procession scene in CTHD is practically a shot for shot imitation of a similar scene in HOS. A couple of other bits...
Forum: Movie Talk
01-17-03, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,648
Posted By Numskull

No. There were a couple of test screenings where...

No. There were a couple of test screenings where it was dubbed, rewritten to make Zhang Ziyi's character the narrator (even though she only has a couple of scenes), and cut down to 80 minutes from...
Forum: Movie Talk
01-14-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,648
Posted By Numskull

Yup. And you said it doesn't "deserve" a...

Yup. And you said it doesn't "deserve" a widespread US release. Who are you to make that decision? (Granted, I'll take pretty much anyone's word over Harvey Swinestein's...)

I, too, consider...
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