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The Road Home
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Zhang Ziyi, Zheng Hao, Sun Honglei and..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Grandmaster
Visual master Wong Kar-Wai tells the story of the legendary martial-arts practitioner and teacher Ip Man.
"...Directed by: Wong Kar-Wai. Starring: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Zhang Ziyi, Jin Zhang, Yuen Woo-ping, Chang Chen, Wang Qingxiang..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
This martial arts film succeeds as a great pulp yarn, a historical drama, an epic love story, a humorous action tale, and a modern feminist fable.
"...Lee. Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun Fat, Chang Chen, Zhang Ziyi, Cheng Pei-Pei and Lung Sihung. “Leaping lizards,” you..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

House of Flying Daggers
The swooning visuals, the expert choreography, the teasing love story, and the puzzle-piece plot all combine to provide this martial arts movie with the spirit of a star-cross'd swashbuckler.
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau and..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

If Douglas Sirk had made martial arts movies they probably would have looked something like Zhang Yimou's stunning new opus.
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung,..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Memoirs of a Geisha
Well, we’re not in Chicago anymore, or even its soundstage approximation, but that hasn’t stopped Oscar-nominated director Rob Marshall from fashioning another epic spectacle out of two squabbling women in (a sort-of) show business.
"...Directed by: Rob Marshall. Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li, Ken Watanabe, Kôji Yakusho,..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Rush Hour Two
"...Brett Ratner. Starring: Alan King, Harris Yulin, John Lone, Zhang Ziyi, Roselyn Sanchez, Don Cheadle, Chris Tucker and Jackie..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Zu Warriors
Tsui Hark's wide-screen riot of color, movement, and sound
"...effects have made available in the near-quarter-century interim. That Zhang Ziyi appears as the human fighter Joy says much..."

April 28, 2006 Screens Review by Marc Savlov

At once tremendously dense and gossamer-thin, this period romance/sci-fi hybrid from Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-Wai is a riot of sight and sound that has an irresistible, elemental pull.
"...Directed by: Wong Kar-Wai. Starring: Tony Leung, Gong Li, Zhang Ziyi, Faye Wong, Carina Lau, Siu Ping Lam, Thongchai..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Defying Gravity
With Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Ang Lee took one of the most maligned of cinematic genres -- the kung fu film -- and created an epic many critics (this one included) are calling the year's best movie. We spoke with him about the film's grueling shoot, the refinement it makes to the martial arts genre, and more.
"...forte and dance the occasional waltz, Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi scuttle up the walls of the palace and..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Letters at 3AM
They may not truthfully reflect the way we live, but sometimes the big and small screen present honest explorations of the way we dream. The year 2000 gave us some exceptionally fine works in this regard.
"...faces: the expressions of Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, and Chang Chen are like intimate portraits painted..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Column by Michael Ventura

Extreme Temperature Swings
AFS Essential Cinema kicks off Asia: Hot and Cool series
"...women he encounters (including the estimable Gong Li and Ziyi Zhang). What's equally memorable is the exquisite costuming and..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

The latest from Wong Kar Wai is slated for a U.S. Sony Classics theatrical release in August, but for those who've wearied of waiting, Netflix, as well as local independent stores, is offering a no-frills DVD of the film
"...Mood for Love). In between seducing the likes of Ziyi Zhang and Gong Li, Chow also works on an..."

May 27, 2005 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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