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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny TRAILER

Umm….Well, I hope the English was just for the trailer because if it’s all in English instead of Chinese with subtitles, then….:/ The whole thing looked pretty bad to me. Fighting looked okay, but that CGI… We’ll see, I guess.

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The Assassin Official English Trailer

The international trailer for Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is now out. Check it out below:

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The Assassin US and Canada Showtimes

The Assassin 《刺客聶隱娘》 by director Hou Hsiao-hsien and starring Shu Qi and Chang Chen premiers in the US and Canada beginning in October. It is distributed by Well Go USA Entertainment and you can see the showtimes on their website I just … Continue reading

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Heavy Snow Covers Bow and Sabre – Liu Canyang

Heavy Snow Covers Bow and Sabre《大雪滿弓刀》was published by Da Mei Publishing 大美出版事業有限公司 and distributed by Hecheng Books 合成書局 in October of 1986. Whether this is the first year the book was published is uncertain. It’s also uncertain if this is … Continue reading

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The Red Leaf Verses – Dugu Hong

The Red Leaf Verses was written by Dugu Hong 獨孤紅 and published by Da Mei Publishing in 1977. It was later reprinted in 1980 (3 Vols.) by Hanlin Publishing. This book is a typical Dugu Hong “gifted scholars and beautiful ladies” 才子佳人 … Continue reading

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Flying Bell – Wolong Sheng

Written by Wolong Sheng 臥龍生 and originally serialized in Great China Evening News 大華晚報 from September 24, 1971 to June 22, 1974, Flying Bell《飛鈴》was also serialized in the Hong Kong  wuxia magazine Wuxia Annals《武俠春秋》during the same period. It was later published in … Continue reading

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The Red Dawn Elixir – Chapter 2, Part 1

The Red Dawn Elixir is a wuxia serial novel by John Dishon. It is published in installments as they are finished. Table of Contents CHAPTER 2: TRAILING DANGER   The morning air was sharp and clear as they crested a … Continue reading

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Ending Song to The Assassin (2015)

Listen to the song that plays at the end of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin (2015). This movie will have a limited release in the US on October 16. It will be shown at the New York Film Festival Oct. 9, … Continue reading

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One Year of Reading Yun Zhongyue (雲中岳)

Beginning September 1, 2015, I will be embarking on a one year read of some of wuxia author Yun Zhongyue’s (雲中岳) work. Thirteen books in twelve months, twelve novels and one short story collection. The novels I have chosen to … Continue reading

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The Assassin Prequel Animated Short Film

Here is a neat animated short film called “The Assassin Prequel”, showing Nie Yinniang’s training before receiving her mission which makes up the main plot of the upcoming film The Assassin.

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