According to Everything Everywhere All At Once actor Michelle Yeoh, she didn't land a role in Quentin Tarantino's martial arts franchise Kill Bill because she was too good at fighting.
Yeoh told Town & Country that she once asked Tarantino why she didn't make it into the series -- especially as the director had previously said her performance in Jackie Chan's Police Story 3 was one of his influences for Kill Bill. "He's very smart," she explained. "He said, 'Who would believe that Uma Thurman could kick your ass?'"
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It’s hard to think of an element of filmmaking that is as simultaneously critical and hidden as music. It is the unassuming link that binds a film together from moment to moment; it is the final piece of the puzzle that makes the whole experience that much more cohesive; more emotional; more impactful. So what is the key to curating the perfect soundtrack or score? Patience? Determination? For music supervising power-duo Bruce Gilbert and Lauren Mikus, the secret to success is enjoying the work, and having the most fun as possible.
In fact, Mikus describes the perfect project as, simply: “a fun conversation,” and the approach seems to work for them: The two have overseen, both individually and as a team, music featured in an impressive catalog of films and TV shows, including, but certainly not limited to, Orange is the New Black, The Tree of Life, and Glow.
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Despite 2022 decidedly not being ready for Morbin’ Time, audiences seem to be ready to return to theaters. After a few years of skittishness from studios (and a streaming gamble that saw HBO Max go from confusing gimmick to must-subscribe service), the blockbusters are back in full force. Some of them—held back just for this moment—are actually good. But what’s even more exciting is the renewed thirst among moviegoers for exciting and original indie fare; everyone on every Facebook timeline shared their one-sentence review of Everything Everywhere All at Once all at once. Alongside that unexpected smash, 2022 has seen a few other surprising mainstream heavy-hitters accompany new entries from beloved artists like David Cronenberg and Hong Sang-soo. Our favorites count these and movies from soon-to-be household names, dealing with subjects like the porn industry and creepypastas in far-flung locales like Iran, Chad, Tasmania and the halls of Downton Abbey.
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Iconic director duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, often referred to as just “Daniels,” are headed back to the big screen with another feature film. Debuting six years after the pair’s beloved Swiss Army Man, starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe, Everything Everywhere All At Once follows middle-aged Mrs. Wang (Michelle Yeoh) who is having trouble finishing her taxes. Right. Simple.
From there, the film spirals into full-blown, epic, awesome craziness.
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