Out Now Commentary: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)




This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track brings together martial arts and romance. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters and Peter Paras to discuss Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the Oscar-winning Ang Lee film that brought wuxia into the mainstream for America, and may, in fact, be a perfect film. Recorded weeks before the world changed, in anticipation of the then-upcoming Mulan, the group goes over why this film is so great, how it impacted the world, and the work of Lee, Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, and the various stars. There’s plenty more discussion in regards to the filmmaking on display, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…

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