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Wong Kar Wai’s 5 Most Essential Films

THR breaks down the best from the Hong Kong's cinema "grandmaster."

‘Siddarth’ Wins Best Picture at Beijing Film Festival

Wong Kar Wai’s "The Grandmaster" took best director, while Zhang Ziyi won the best actress award.

Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!"

Oscars: ‘The Invisible Woman,’ ‘The Grandmaster’ Designers on Creating Period Pieces

William Chang made "The Grandmaster's" costume as "authentic as possible to show people that we had very interesting clothes with interesting details," while Michael O'Connor wanted to design for "The Invisible Woman" to capture a true Dickensian era.

‘Gravity’ Cinematographer Reveals How He Got Those Astonishing Shots

Emmanuel Lubezki and his fellow Oscar nominees share the tricks they used to capture their favorite scenes.

ASC Awards: Sizing Up The Feature Nominees

THR talks with the cinematographers for the ASC-nominated films, including "Gravity", "Inside Llewyn Davis" and "12 Years a Slave."

Oscars: The Surprise Behind the Costume Designer Nominees

Thursday morning's Oscars announcement included one unexpected name: "The Grandmaster" designer William Chang Suk Ping.

‘Gravity,’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Among Cinematography Nominees

Cinematographers also give nods to the DPs of "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "The Grandmaster," "Nebraska" and "Prisoners."

Wong Kar Wai Says His 108-Minute ‘The Grandmaster’ Is Not ‘A Watered-Down Version’

The director insists his U.S. version of the film, shortlisted for the foreign-language Oscar, is his own cut, offering scenes not included in the version released in China.

Oscars: Foreign Film Shortlist Breakdown

Academy voters, brace yourselves. Nine films have been selected, and there's not a comedy among them -- but there's plenty of suffering, from the dislocations of World War II to violence on the Israel-Palestine border.

CineAsia 2013: Tony Leung Chiu Wai to Receive Actor Extraordinaire Honor

The oft-noted "Grandmaster" actor will be honored at a Dec. 12 ceremony in Hong Kong.

The Odd Phenomenon of Big-Name Filmmakers ‘Presenting’ Others’ Awards Hopefuls

Martin Scorsese, Samuel L. Jackson, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Jonathan Demme and Spike Lee have all lent their names to little movies this year.