Archive for September, 2006

BAMF Interview: Jet Li

September 1, 2006

fearless-poster.jpgOnly a handful of actors have ever reached the sort of legendary status during their lifetime that Jet Li has achieved. Mainstream American audiences first “discovered” Li in 1998 when cast as the villain in Lethal Weapon 4, he managed to steal the show. But die-hard fans of Wushu (martial arts) films were already aware of Li, who had been making some of the best genre films to come out of Hong Kong since the heyday of Shaw Brothers studios in the 1970s. (more…)

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interviews: Christophe Gans and Mark Dacascos

September 1, 2006

The following are interviews that I conducted with director Christophe Gans and actor Mark Dacascos in November of 2001, shortly before Brotherhood of the Wolf was released in the United States. WARNING: These interviews contain spoilers. (more…)