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Monday, September 27, 2010

"Legend of the Black Scorpion" Coming to Blu-Ray


‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Zhang Ziyi Stars In This Story Filled With Elaborate Fight Choreography, Magnificent Costumes And Sweeping Cinematography

Arriving On Blu-ray Disc October 26 From Vivendi Entertainment And The Weinstein Company

“The world’s best action choreographer, Yuen Woo-Ping, might have topped himself.” - The Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis: International star Ziyi Zhang of Hero, Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon dazzles in this breathtaking action epic inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Renowned action choreographer YuenWo-Ping (The Matrix and Kill Bill films) and the Academy Award®-winning art director* and composer** of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon create “an extravagant spectacle of sin, balletic violence and bloodthirsty politics” (New York Asian Film Festival). Nominated for seven 2007 Hong Kong Film Awards, Legend of the Black Scorpion Blu-ray (known internationally as The Banquet) is filled with astonishing action sequences like none you’ve ever seen.

Starring: Zhang Ziyi (Jet Li’s Hero, Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Yuen Woo-Ping (Fight Choreographer, Matrix and Kill Bill films), Timmy Yip (Oscar winner for Best Art Direction, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Tan Dun (Oscar winner for Best Original Score, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

Special Features:
·Audio Commentary By Hong Kong Cinema Expert Bey Logan
·Master Of Ceremonies: An Exclusive Interview with Director Feng Xiaogang
·Warrior Prince: An Exclusive Interview with Leading Man Daniel Wu
·A Dynasty Uncovered: Behind The Scenes on Legend of The Black Scorpion
·Trailer Gallery

Price: $19.97
Order Due Date: September 21, 2010
Street Date:                         October 26, 2010
MPAA Rating:                        Not Rated
DVD Catalog #:                        WN02708
Run Time:                                    126 minutes
Languages:             English & Mandarin
Subtitles:                English & Spanish

Our original review of the DVD

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