HKMDB Daily News

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — dleedlee @ 11:45 am

Screen Daily: About Her Brother (Otouto)(Japan)

Family melodrama has rarely been as shamelessly tear-jerking, nor as insipid, as in About Her Brother,a featherweight offering from veteran Japanese director Yoji Yamada.

Erhu soloist added heartfelt tone to ‘Up in the Air’

Wang Quan’an

(Xinhua)

CRI: “Tuan Yuan” (Apart Together) Wins Silver Bear for Best Screenplay

Aarif Lee, Alex Law, Mabel Cheung (gov.hk)

“Echoes of the Rainbow”, directed by Alex Law and produced by Mabel Cheung, won the Crystal Bear for the Best Feature Film in the Generation section of the 60th Berlinale 2010, as announced at the award ceremony of Generation section of Berlinale this afternoon (February 20, 2010, German time).It is the first time that a Hong Kong film wins the award. (Source)

Berlin Film Festival Winners

Hong Kong premiere of Little Big Soldier, Albert Yeung and Jackie Chan (Sina)

(Sina)

Lin Peng and Jackie Chan at Little Big Soldier premiere in Tsimshatsui (Sina)

72 Tenants of Prosperity - Jacky Cheung, Anita Yuen, Eric Tsang

Jacky Cheung, Eric Tsang

Linda Chung

Bosco Wong (Xinhua)

Cherrie Ying, grandmother and Jordan Chan

Cherrie Ying

Jordan Chan, Cherrie Ying and Eric Tsang (Xinhua)

Michelle Yim (Mai Suet), Wan Chi-Keung’s nephew Edmond Leung

Wan Chi-Keung was cremated yesterday in a low key ceremony due to the Chinese New Year. (Xinhua)

“Kowloon Noir,” is a homage to Hong Kong film maker Johnnie To and more particularly the movie, The Mission (1999). The theme is a tip to film noir with a dramatic undercurrent. Nate Radley on guitar and Ratliff on trumpet give the track a dark visage that is upped by the languorous lines of Michael Attias on alto saxophone and Beth Schenck on soprano saxophone. The spell is riveting and nails the feeling marvelously. (Source)

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