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Essential Viewing for fans of ‘The Last Stand’ – ‘The Good, The Bad, The Weird’ & ‘Assault on Precinct 13′

While The Last Stand didn’t make much of an impression on the box office, it still left many of us here at Sound On Sight praising director Jee-woon Kim’s effort. As the first Korean auteur to direct a large-scale Hollywood movie, Kim takes inspiration from classic American westerns, specifically Howard HawksRio Bravo. Apart from classic westerns, there are a few cult movies that fans of The Last Stand should take interest in. Here are two, that I recommend.

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1: Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (The Good, The Bad, The Weird)

Directed by Jee-woon Kim

Screenplay by Jee-woon Kim and Min-suk Kim

2008, South Korea

A decade after making his incredible debut film, The Quiet Family (later remade by Takashi Miike as The Happiness of the Katakuris), Jee-woon Kim had established himself as one of South Korea’s most beloved directors. His hard work didn’t go unnoticed by studio execs,
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Exclusive Clip: I Come with the Rain Starring Josh Harnett

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To celebrate the release of I Come with the Rain on DVD & Blu-ray on 2nd May, Trinity have been kind enough to give us an exclusive clip frmo the movie which is directed by Vietnamese director Tran Anh Hung and stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down, Lucky Number Slevin, 30 Days of Night), Elias Koteas (Shutter Island, The Curios Case of Benjamin Button), Lee Byung-hun (The Good, The Bad, The Weird and Hero), Shawn Yue (Infernal Affairs 1 & 2), and Takuya Kimura (Hero).

I Come With The Rain is a brutal and compelling story of Ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye Kline (Hartnett), who travels to Hong Kong in search of Shitao (Kimura), the missing son of a Chinese billionaire. Enlisting Meng Zi (Yue), a friend and former colleague now working for the Hong Kong police, Kline follows a faint trail left by the ethereal Shitao. The path leads to local gangster Su Dongpo (Byung-hun) and his beautiful,
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Exclusive Stills, Trailer And DVD Artwork For Josh Hartnett Thriller I Come With The Rain

Vietnamese helmer Tran Anh Hung's neo-noir atmospheric thriller 'I Come With The Rain', which was set for a late March UK theatrical release, has unfortunately been pushed back to late April. It includes an amazing soundtrack by Brit band Radiohead and stars Josh Hartnett ('Black Hawk Down', 'Lucky Number Slevin', '30 Days of Night'), Elias Koteas ('Shutter Island'), Lee Byung-hun ('The Good, The Bad, The Weird' and 'Hero'), Shawn Yue and Takuya Kimura. We've scored a couple of exclusive stills from the movie which you can check out below plus you can also view the UK DVD artwork and the trailer....
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'The Good, The Bad, The Weird' trailer, new poster and images!

We have the poster, new images and the trailer for Kim Ji-woon's western comedy actioner "The Good, The Bad and The Weird." The film also known as Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (Korean Title), is written by Ji-Woon with Kim Min-suk. Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun and Jung Woo-sung star. See it in theaters from April 23rd (limited). From acclaimed Korean genre wizard, Kim Jee-Woon ("A Tale of Two Sisters"), comes "The Good, The Bad, The Weird, a classic good versus bad showdown shot through with wild kinetic enthusiasm, off-the-charts action and, well, a bit of weird. In the 1930s Manchurian desert, where lawlessness rules, the fates of three mysterious Korean men collide on a train carrying precious cargo...
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'Good' release bumped to summer

'Good' release bumped to summer
SEOUL -- Kim Jee-woon's Manchurian western "The Good, the Bad and the Weird," perhaps Korea's most anticipated film of 2008, has seen its domestic release pushed back to early summer, The Hollywood Reporter learned over the weekend.

The story of Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria, "The Good" had been scheduled to open around Lunar New Year, in early February, but shooting delays to the ambitious project have forced the production company to aim for the lucrative summer season instead.

"Actually, we like it better", said Chi Sang-eun, manager at Cineclick Asia, the movie's international sales company. "We were planning on presenting the movie at Cannes anyway, so now we can try to premiere it there. This is ideal for us."

With director Kim, who directed such critical and commercial successes as "Tale of Two Sisters" and "A Bittersweet Life", and three of Korea's biggest stars -- Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung and Song Kang-ho -- "The Good" has been closely watched since it was announced in early 2007.

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