Coming Home (2014)

YIMOU ZHANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Gui Lai China, 2014.  Le Vision Pictures, LeVision Pictures.  Screenplay by Jingzhi Zou, based on the novel by Geling Yan.  Cinematography by Xiaoding Zhao.  Produced by Karen Fu, William Kong, Zhao Zhang.  Music by Qigang Chen.  Toronto International Film Festival 2014. Sentimentality should always be done this well.  A professor sent into exile during the Cultural…

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Zhou Yu’s Train (2002)

ZHOU SUN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Original title:  Zhou yu De Huo Che China/Hong Kong, 2002.  China Film Co-Production Corporation, China Film Group, Glory Top Properties, Media Asia Films, Senjiu Film.  Screenplay by Zhou Sun, Mei Zhang, based on the novel by Cun Bei.  Cinematography by Yu Wang.  Produced by Jianxin Huang, William Kong, Zhou Sun.  Music by Shigeru Umebayashi.  Production Design by…

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Lust, Caution (Se, jie) (2007)

ANG LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/China/Taiwan/Hong Kong, 2007.  Haishang Films, Focus Features, River Road Entertainment, Sil-Metropole Organisation, Shanghai Film Group.  Story by Eileen Chang, Screenplay by James Schamus, Hui-ling Wang.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by William Kong, Ang Lee.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Lai Pan.  Costume Design by Lai Pan.  Film Editing by Tim Squyres.   Golden Globe…

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

ANG LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  Wo Hu Cang Long Taiwan/Hong Kong/USA/China, 2000.  Asia Union Film & Entertainment Ltd., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, Edko Films, Good Machine, Sony Pictures Classics, United China Vision, Zoom Hunt International Productions.  Screenplay by James Schamus, Hui-ling Wang, Kuo Jung Tsai, based on the novel…

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Curse Of The Golden Flower (2006)

YIMOU ZHANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5 Original title:  Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia Hong Kong/China, 2006.  Beijing New Picture Film Co., Edko Films, Elite Group Enterprises, Film Partner International, Standard Chartered Bank.  Screenplay by Yimou Zhang, based on the play Lei Yu by Yu Cao.  Cinematography by Xiaoding Zhao.  Produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang.  Music by…

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House Of Flying Daggers (2004)

YIMOU ZHANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.    Original title:  Shi Mian Mai Fu China/Hong Kong, 2004.  Beijing New Picture Film Co., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Edko Films, Elite Group Enterprises, Zhang Yimou Studio.  Screenplay by Feng Li, Bin Wang, Yimou Zhang.  Cinematography by Xiaoding Zhao.  Produced by William Kong, Sook Yhun, Yimou Zhang.  Music by Shigeru Umebayashi.  Production Design by Tingxiao…

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Hero (2002)

YIMOU ZHANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  Ying xiong Hong Kong/China, 2002.  Beijing New Picture Film Co., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Elite Group Enterprises, Sil-Metropole Organisation, Zhang Yimou Studio.  Screenplay by Feng Li, Bin Wang, Yimou Zhang.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by William Kong, Yimou Zhang.  Music by Dun Tan.  Production Design by Tingxiao Huo, Zhenzhou Yi.  Costume Design by…

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