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Red Cliff Giveaway!!! Follow Us And Prosper

November 6th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

John Woo’s new film, Red Cliff, is now available on VOD, Amazon and XBOX Live and will open in theaters starting November 18, 2009. Red Cliff is film #3 in Magnet Releasing’s Six Shooter Film Series 2, and looks so awesome.

View the trailer here:

We are partnering with Magnet for a contest to offer a sweet prize package that includes: a full size RED CLIFF poster signed by John Woo (!!!) and the Magnet/Magnolia DVDs EXILED, CHOCOLATE and DYNAMITE WARRIOR.

You’d be stupid not to want this. And entering the contest is easy!

Follow @disgrasian on Twitter and post a tweet with the hashtag #redcliffdisgrasian. If a friend suggested that you enter the contest, include their @handle, and they’ll be entered too.

All entries will be collected on Friday, November 13 at 12pm PST, and entered into a hat. Intern Jasmine will then pick the winner out of the hat on Friday, November 13 at 12:30pm PST, after which we’ll post the winner here and on Twitter!

Sorry guys, but entrants must live in the U.S.


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[Red Cliff: Official Trailer]

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John Woo’s Red Cliff Comes To Los Angeles, Wed. Oct. 28 [FREE SCREENING]

October 26th, 2009 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

The NY Times has called John Woo’s new film, Red Cliff–an epic historical drama based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty in China–”a grand-scale war movie.” Another critic’s lauded it as the “best thing John Woo has made in years.” My mom, who’s seen the Asian release of the film, said, “The movie is very impressive, the cinematographic and big movie stars, big budget,” which is like a Hardass Asian Mom’s version of two thumbs way up.

We personally can’t wait to see it–the movie stars two of our boyfriends, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tony Leung–but Red Cliff doesn’t open until November 18. HOWEVER…DISGRASIAN readers in Los Angeles can see it this Wednesday, October 28, in the beautiful DGA Screening Room in Hollywood, for FREE.

Here are the deets:

Red Cliff screening
Wednesday, October 28, 7:00pm
DGA Screening Room – Theater 2
7920 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

To RSVP, send an email with the subject line “RED CLIFF RSVP – AAAN” to

Priority will be given to people on list, but that does not guarantee a seat. Arrive before 6:30 to secure your spot!

For the official movie website, click here.

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October 15th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Happy birthday to the hotness that is Takeshi Kaneshiro, who turned 36 earlier this week!

Kaneshiro (Chungking Express, House of Flying Daggers), who is of Japanese Okinawan and Taiwanese descent, can next be seen in the U.S. release of John Woo’s long-awaited Chinese war epic, Red Cliff, due in theaters November 20.

Red Cliff tells the story of a decisive battle between powerful warlords that took place at the end of the Han dynasty. It was originally released in two parts in Asia, totaling over 4 hours, but the U.S. version has been condensed to a 2 1/2 hour running time. If you, like us, can’t wait to see the film–and Kaneshiro reunited with his Confession of Pain co-star, Tony Leung–you don’t have to–we’ll be promoting free screenings in LA and SF in the weeks to come, so stay tuned.

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May 1st, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Happy 60th birthday to director John Woo! We are so filled with awe and respect for your glorious, incredible list of film credits, but right know what we really want to hear is every story you’ve got about crazy Tom Cruise during the filming of MI:2. Was he nice? Was he creepy? Did he test you? Did he jump up and down on a couch? How does he remain so ageless? Will he ever rock a different haircut? Tell us everything!

Oh, we mean. Happy Birthday. We hope you eat lots of cake.

So, um, back to Tom…


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