Twenty-five film classics that are documents of their times as well as timeless works of art will be shown in “The Best From the Archive Collection” to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the HKFA.
FBA: Let the Bullets Fly (8/10)
A richly entertaining Oriental Western anchored by a well-honed, ironic script and terrific performances.
After 17 days, Let the Bullets Fly breaks 500 million yuan at the box office.
Liao Fan, Jiang Wen, Shao Bing, Zhang Mo (Xinhua)
FBA: Bruce Lee My Brother (6/10)
Beautifully shot biopic of Lee’s early life in ’50s Hong Kong is more charming than dramatic.
Two Taiwan version posters for Chen Yen-Ping’s (Treasure Hunter) martial arts comedy Just Call Me Nobody
Eric Tsang, Kelly Lin are among the cast that includes spoofs of Wong Kar-Wai’s 2046, Wanted, The Terminator, Star Wars and the novels of Jin Yong (Louis Cha). (Sina)
Aaron Kwok performs at New Year’s Eve countdown at APM Mall — in shorts
Charlene Choi counts down to the new year in TST East
Deep Ng, Charlene, Vincy Chan
The following day, New Year’s Day, Charlene collapsed from exhaustion at Shanghai’s airport while enroute to her next activity. Posting on her Weibo, she said airport staff and colleagues came to her assistance so that she didn’t make a fool of herself.
(Jan.1) The same evening, Charlene Choi, Yao Chen, Fahrenheit, Wu Chun, Wang Luo Dan and Han Geng performed in concert at the Shanghai World Expo Centre.
Carina Lau and Tony Leung send New Year’s greeting on Weibo (Xinhua)
Faye Wong’s five Hong Kong concerts in March are 93 percent sold out after half a day ticket sales. In addition, Faye has been leaving hints on her Weibo that she is pregnant again. (Sina)
Sandra Ng and George Lam were Andy Lau’s guests at his New Year’s evening concert
George Lam (Sina-slide show)
The next evening, January 2, Karen Mok, Connie Chan Po-Chu and her son joined Andy on stage
…the shiniest female cover stars of 2010 according to their cover appearances on the Chinese editions of Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Harper’s Bazaar.