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David Chute

David Chute is a Los Angeles-based writer with a special interest in Asian popular culture.

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Story of a Prostitute
The first shot of the protagonist in Story of a Prostitute will look oddly familiar to fans of Japanese action films: an isolated, kimono-clad figure striding across a barren, almost volcanic landscape. It harks back to the conventional introductory …

By David Chute

The Killer
The Killer is one of the most passionate and exhilarating gangster movies ever made. Written and directed by Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo, the film is the propulsive account of a super-cool Hong Kong hitman’s final assignment, after he seals his ow…

By David Chute