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The Most Undiscovered Movies On Netflix

By George Percival | 14th May 2014

Most films on the lower rungs of Netflix occupy that position for a single reason: they’re downright terrible. The acting is at best laughable and at worst cringe-worthy, whilst the script seems to be the...

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Chow Yun-fat To Play Confucius

19th March 2009

Action movie star CHOW YUN-FAT is giving up his trademark fighting scenes for his most peaceful acting role to date - as philosopher CONFUCIUS. The Hong Kong actor, who starred in 2000's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,...

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Chow Yun-fat's Killer Tops Hitmen List

21st November 2007

Chinese tough guy CHOW YUN-FAT's character AH JONG in 1989's THE KILLER has topped a new list of Hollywood Hitmen. To mark the release of action film Hitman on Wednesday (21Nov07), website Maxim.com has compiled...

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Knightley: I Did Pirates Without A Script

31st August 2007

Actress Keira Knightley has said that she played scenes in the Pirates of the Caribbean films without a script.In an interview appearing in the October issue of Empire Magazine, the star, who was first noticed...

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'Half' Of Yun-fat's Pirates Scenes Cut By Censor

12th June 2007

More than half of CHOW YUN-FAT's scenes in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END have reportedly been cut by the Chinese censor. The sequel, which again stars Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley, opens in...

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'Chinese De Niro' Slams Prejudiced Hollywood

24th May 2007

Chinese action star CHOW YUN-FAT is appealing for bigger roles in Hollywood following comparisons with Robert De Niro and Cary Grant in his native country. The actor plays the pirate lord Captain Sao Feng in...

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New Pirates Of The Caribbean Film Gets Premiere

20th May 2007

The third film in the hugely-successful Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has received its premiere in Los Angeles.Stars Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom were present at the At World's End gala event, held at Disneyland...

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Woo And Yun-fat Still Friends

12th May 2007

Director JOHN WOO has played down reports his long-time collaborator CHOW YUN-FAT's exit from his latest movie has irreparably damaged their relationship, insisting the actor remains a "good friend". Yun-Fat was expected to start filming...

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Leung Re-signs To Woo Movie

20th April 2007

LATEST: Hong Kong star TONY LEUNG has again agreed to star in director JOHN WOO's historical epic RED CLIFF, just days after CHOW YUN-FAT withdrew from the project. Yun-Fat was expected to start filming on...

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Yun-fat Quits Woo Movie

17th April 2007

Chinese actor CHOW YUN-FAT has been criticised for pulling out of historical epic RED CLIFF after movie bosses reportedly refused his 'demands' Yun-Fat was expected to start filming on the big budget movie last week...

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Woo Develops Hard Boiled Video Game

18th January 2007

Director JOHN WOO is developing a video game version of his 1992 Hong Kong action movie HARD BOILED. Woo is determined for STRANGLEHOLD, due for release in March (07), to be a faithful adaptation of...

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Yun-fat Wants To Duet With Chou

13th December 2006

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star CHOW YUN-FAT is desperate to record a duet with his latest co-star JAY CHOU. Yun-Fat, 51, stars alongside the Taiwanese pop singer, 27, in ZHANG YIMOU's forthcoming romantic epic CURSE...

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Woo Faces Filming Restrictions

11th December 2006

Director JOHN WOO has been forced to call upon special effects to recreate the stunning scenery of China's largest river in his new movie. The MISSION IMPOSSIBLE filmmaker was planning to shoot part of THE...

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China Honours Screen Stars With Stamps

1st September 2005

Screen stars BRUCE LEE, JACKIE CHAN and CHOW YUN-FAT have been celebrated in a special stamp collection in honour of Chinese cinema's 100th anniversary. The collectable treasures, which boast mini biographies of the stars...

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Chow Yun-fat Goes Home

18th July 2005

Screen star CHOW YUN-FAT has agreed to work on a movie in his native Hong Kong for the first time in a decade after he fell in love with film-maker ANN HUI's script. The...

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Yun-fat Donates Photo To Tsunami Relief Auction

7th January 2005

Hong Kong superstar CHOW YUN-FAT is auctioning a photograph he took to raise funds for the Asian tsunami disaster recovery operation. The HARD BOILED actor, who last week (30DEC04) donated 200,000 Hong Kong dollars...

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Hong Kong Stars Dig Deep

30th December 2004

Hong Kong superstars JACKIE CHAN and CHOW YUN-FAT have pledged money to charities helping victims of the tsunami that struck south-east Asia on Sunday (26DEC04) - and are encouraging others to do the same....

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Yun-fat Sick Of Hollywood Casting

1st November 2004

Actor CHOW YUN-FAT is sick of being cast in action films involving gunplay and complains he has been typecast. Yun-Fat claims Hollywood is fixated by his on-screen action battles, showcased in JOHN WOO's movies...

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Chow Yun-fat Sues Mobile Phone Company

12th March 2004

CHOW YUN-FAT has launched his second lawsuit this week (ends12MAR04) - this time against a mobile phone company. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON star is suing China's KONKA GROUP for $720,000 (GBP400,000) after the...

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Chow Yun-fat Gives Nice Guy Seann Advice

2nd September 2003

Movie hunk SEAN WILLIAM SCOTT was given some good advice his BULLETPROOF MONK co-star CHOW YUN-FAT told him to stay the "same nice kid". And Sean - who plays boorish STIFLER in the hit...

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James King.s Near Miss

4th April 2003

Actress JAMES KING was almost left blinded by some of the death-defying stunts on new action adventure BULLETPROOF MONK. The sexy star appears alongside CHOW YUN-FAT and VICTORIA SMURFIT in the kung-fu flick....

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Leslie Cheung .Found Dead.

1st April 2003

Cantonese singer and actor LESLIE CHEUNG has committed suicide after falling from a hotel room in Hong Kong - he was 46. According to local news stations Cheung - famous for his role in...

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