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November 8, 2006

RTIndie: An Art-House Catfight for the Oscars?

Helen Mirren's astoundingly successful biopic "The Queen" is getting some serious competition from Pedro Almodovar's latest, as "Volver" has emerged a frontrunner for the box-office returns (and Awards Season affections) of the artsy crowd.More…

August 15, 2006

Oh No They Didn't: Spielberg and Yimou Want in on "Journey To the West"

A day after we got word of a possible Peter Jackson-Jet Li-Jackie Chan collaboration, it seems that Steven Spielberg -- also rumored to have been interested in adapting the "Journey to the West" Chinese epic -- might indeed give the Jet-Jackie pic a run for its money. And he's got a big name in Chinese cinema in his posse.More…

August 17, 2005

Jet Li May Join Jackie Chan and Zhang Yimou in Martial Arts Film

An interview with the Chinese newspaper Nanfang Daily yielded news of a possible cinematic dream team: Jackie Chan, director Zhang Yimou ("House of Flying Daggers," "Raise the Red Lantern"), and, potentially, Jet Li.More…