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SLANT MAGAZINE: Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 – Drug War, Purgatorio, House with a Turret, & When I Saw You

SLANT MAGAZINE: Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 – Drug War, Purgatorio, House with a Turret, & When I Saw You

Prolific Hong Kong action auteur Johnnie To performs a border crossing with Drug War, his first cops-and-criminals film shot and set in mainland China, and in some ways the filmmaker is stretching his legs with all that extra space at his disposal. We follow police captain Zhang Lei (Sun Honglei) as he teams up with repentant drug manufacturer Timmy Choi… read more »