A History of Disrespect

In “honor” of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, I have been re-linking to my now somewhat (in)famous editorial for Daily Grindhouse about The Weinstein Company’s campaign to marginalize and minimize Asian action cinema … only to find that the Daily Grindhouse site is M.I.A. … maybe temporarily, maybe forever. In any case, thought
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36th Chamber 10/09

RIC REPORTS Dateline America – Busy, busy, busy. Although stateside martial art movie mavens are reeling from the releases of Ong Bak 2, Ninja Assassin, Avatar, and even Guy Ritchie’s version of Sherlock Holmes, Hollywood producers are falling over themselves prepping new treats for kung-fu film fans. Hitting closest to home is Dark Knight producer
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