Jet Li is cool, Jackie Chan is funny, John Woo is breathtaking and now Chow Yun-Fat
is an intense performer. Suddenly, the Orient is cool. But director Ang Lee is
a bit of a puzzle. Hailing from the land of the arts of the physical variety,
he goes on to work on an English classic for the screen and does an honest job
of it, and then decides that it's time to indulge his childhood fantasies. He
crosses over and crosses back, something not even John Woo can do to such extremes.
The screen manifestation of Lee's fantasies is an awesome interplay of drama,