Обложка книги John Woo: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)

John Woo: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)

ISBN: 1578067766;
Издательство: University Press of Mississippi
Страниц: 208

Book DescriptionDirector John Woo (b. 1946) re-invented the modern action movie and helped open the door for Asian filmmakers to the Western world. His hyper-violent, highly choreographed style made him a box office powerhouse, a respected auteur and a revered figure among fellow directors. First discovered by Western audiences through his Hong Kong films The Killer and Hard Boiled, Woo introduced the world to a new brand of psychologically, frenzied action film. After coming to the United States inthe early 1990s, Woo produced a trilogy of hard-charging action films---Broken Arrow, Face/Off and Mission: Impossible II---that were both popular and critically acclaimed. But Woo's signature bullet ballets, his kinetic, blood-spattered action sequences, represent a dichotomy in the director?s philosophy. John Woo: Interviews reveals a peace-loving, devoutly religious man at odds with his reputation as the master of cinematic violence. Unprecedented access to the director...

Похожие книги:

Book DescriptionA Better Tomorrow has always been haile…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
Yuen, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai as Alan, an undercover cop, a…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
Broken Arrow is a 1996 American action film directed by…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Paycheck is …

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
Kang Woo-suk is a South Korean film producer and direct…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Aatish Feel …

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
(giant hero) themed tokusatsu that premiered April 9, 2…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Ark is a 200…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles A Better Tom…

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Woo is a 199…

John Woo, Garth Ennis, Ben Raab, Deric Hughes, Jeevan Kang, Edison George
Created by superstar action film director John Woo (Mis…