Cinematographer-turned-high-grade b-movie-action director andrzej bartkowiak, the same man who lurked behind the camera on both romeo must die and exit wounds, returns for a dmx threepeat that reunites the angry rapper with the lithe jet li. Romeo must die (2000) the andrzej bartkowiak-directed martial arts film with a romeo and juliet-esque love story starring jet li and aaliyah was deemed the worst version. A chop-socky flick in the middle of the cinematic arid season romeo must die, plot point for a jet li picture, and director andrzej bartkowiak makes. Directed by andrzej bartkowiak with jet li, write a review user critic reviews parents guide more like this romeo must die kiss of the dragon the one.
If the screenshots look somewhat soft, that's probably because bartkowiak's camera is constantly moving, so that individual frames usually suffer from some degree of motion blur generally, though, the image in motion remains naturally sharp, without any evidence of electronic enhancement or other digital manipulation. Romeo must die is a 2000 american action film directed by andrzej bartkowiak in his directorial debut , and also fight choreography by corey yuen , and starring jet li and aaliyah. Role in a major motion picture in 2000’s romeo must die that he of romeo director andrzej bartkowiak’s finest pieces of cinematic art. Romeo must die [vhs] customer reviews first lead in a hollywood action picture romeo must die is self-described as a hip hop andrzej bartkowiak's.
Steven seagal has signed a pay-or-play deal with warner bros to star in exit wounds, an action drama to be produced by joel silver and directed by andrzej bartkowiak, the tandem behind the jet li hit romeo must die. Unsurprisingly, the film tanked now 15 years later, a new challenger has arrived with “street fighter: the legend of chun-li,” and this production is armed with a few clumsy television actors, chris klein, and a member of the black eyed peas this is. The only reason that otherwise forgettable disaster is even a footnote in the annals of cinematic history is because, sadly, it turned out to be the swan song of raul julia who passed away prior to the picture’s release at the tender age of 54. Produced by legendary action maestro joel silver, who made seagal lose weight for the role, and directed by cinematographer (speed, falling down) turned director andrzej bartkowiak (romeo must die, doom), exit wounds comes to us courtesy of his on deadly ground screenwriter ed horowitz as co-writer, along with richard d'ovidio.
The baltimore-born hip-hop star made his big screen debut in hype williams’ rapper-filled belly in 1998, but it wasn’t until his first role in a major motion picture in 2000s romeo must die that he was considered a hollywood convert. Joel silver and andrzej bartkowiak once again brings us another rap star/martial artist collaboration movie in which i like to call, hip-hop chopsocky flicks i enjoyed both romeo must die and exit wounds, however i'm getting the feeling that silver and bartkowiak are using a xerox copy machine to develop the next action flick. Being the first film nominated for an academy award for best picture, as well as six nominations altogether, disney proves that it has what it takes to make an animated feature enjoyable for adults and children. Reviews the motion picture `romeo must die,' starring jet li agreed: 'romeo must die' pryce, vinette k // new york amsterdam news03/23/2000, vol 91 issue 12, p27 reviews the motion picture `romeo must die,' starring jet li, aaliyah and rapper dmx reviews hollings, ken // sight & soundnov2000, vol 10 issue 11, p62 reviews. Andrzej bartkowiak was born on march 6, 1950 in lódz, lódzkie, poland he is a cinematographer and director, known for falling down (1993), doom (2005) and romeo must die (2000) he was previously married to diane venora.
Romeo must die lacks any real drama, conflict or effective action to keep this film afloat despite the fact that this is an action film, i was pretty bored with it because the film was poorly done i despised the cast, and i felt that they all destroyed the film. Romeo must die [eric bernt john jarrell joel silver jim van wyck andrzej bartkowiak jet li aaliyah isaiah washington russell wong stanley clarke timbaland warner bros silver pictures warner home video (firm)] -- a modern day romeo and juliet, set in oakland with an asian gang and black gangsters. With the exception of speed, his directorial career has been poor, from the largely underwhelming twister to his totally brainless remake of the haunting it's a very similar story with cradle 2 the grave, directed by polish cinematographer andrezj bartkowiak.
Showdown in manila coming this january from itn and is executive produced by andrzej bartkowiak (romeo must die) motion picture (blu-ray review. The following year, he was cast as a cadet named brown in martin scorsese's academy award winning mob drama, the departed (2006), starring leonardo dicaprio and matt damon the film won him a national board of review for best ensemble and nominated him for a screen actors guild award for outstanding performance by a cast in a. Warner bros presents a silver pictures production story by mitchell kapner screenplay by eric bernt and john jarrell produced by joel silver and jim van wyck directed by andrzej bartkowiak.