27. Jun, 2016 13:16 (HKT)

A Better Tomorrow remastered in 4K! Get the classic on Blu-ray and DVD. Pre-orders for July, 8th.

A Better Tomorrow

For those of you who don't know this cult classic yet, A Better Tomorrow is the story of guilt, redemption, friendship and sacrifice that influenced a whole generation of film makers and redefined the visual language of action cinema forever. It gave birth to the heroic bloodshed genre and the aesthetic of the “bullet ballet”: gunfights choreographed like martial arts with slow motion that The Matrix later coined “Bullet Time”.

The 1986 movie established Chow Yun-fat as one of the biggest Hong Kong stars and made him an unlikely action hero. His character of Mark Gor was so popular that fans in Hong Kong wore the same trench coat as him although being in sub-tropical climate! Also, “Alain Delon” sunglasses that Mark is famously sporting in the film, were sold out in the whole city. The french actor subsequently sent a personal thank you note to Chow.

You can now get this John Woo classic, remastered in 4K both as Blu-ray and DVD. It was followed up by A Better Tomorrow 2 that is comparable to what Aliens was to Alien: it ramped up the action considerably and gave us one of the all time classic final shootouts. Woo went on to make two more genre milestones with The Killer and Hard Boiled, until he went to Hollywood and after Hard Target slowly moved towards mediocrity for a while. He later returned to form with Red Cliff part 1 and 2. Let's hope some of those get the remaster-treatment!
A Better Tomorrow [Remastered in 4K] (HK)US$ 19.991-5d
A Better Tomorrow (HK)US$ 14.9924h
A Better Tomorrow II (HK)US$ 19.9948h
The Killer (HK)US$ 19.992-4d

The Killer (HK)US$ 7.991-5d
Hard Target (HK)US$ 25.9948h
Red Cliff (HK)US$ 37.901-5d
Red Cliff [2-Discs Edition] (HK)US$ 21.901-5d

Red Cliff II (HK)US$ 37.901-5d
Red Cliff II [2-Disc Edition]

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