HKMDB Daily News

July 3, 2012

July 3, 2012 [HKMDB Daily News]

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — dleedlee @ 1:20 pm

FBA: Lost Child review

Over-stretched but interesting curio on alienated Beijing youth by a young newcomer.

FBA: Here There review

Collage of three thin, weakly developed stories is neither here nor there.

TimeOutHK: Painted Skin 2 review

CF: ”Painted Skin 2″ Sets Seven New Records for Chinese Films

CF/ChinaDaily: Let’s Make A Movie Together

Co-productions have gone mainstream, uplifting a sagging Hong Kong film industry and teaching new tricks to filmmakers across the border.

CF: ”Wu Dang” Premieres in Hangzhou

CF: Wu Dang” Film Premieres in Beijing

CF: Zhang Yimou Denies Directing for Ministry Film

CF: ”The Four” Unveils Pulsing Bathing ScenesSina

More from “The Four”

Deng Chao turns into a werewolf

Wu Xiubo and a female zombie

Jiang Yiyan

Ronald Cheng (Sina-gallery)

Chinese spy movie “The Silent War”, starring Tony Leung and Zhou Xun, is set for release on August 10.

“King of the Streets”  (Sina)

The first trailer for Yue Song’s “King of the Streets” has been released and can be seen here: (Sina)

A pair of posters for Herman Yau’s “Nightmare” in black and white.

FBA: Apple seeks bite of Asian content market

Asian film content is at the moment limited. For example, only one Asian movie — the hit romantic comedy Love Is Not Blind from China — is available on the Taiwan store. It features optional English subtitles, but no Chinese subtitles.

Hollywood titles dominated Mainland China’s boxoffice chart for ten straight weeks, in each week the Hollywood blockbusters accounted for more than 70% of the weekly grosses. But the situation finally shifted this past week thanks to the strong performances of newly released domestic titles.

A1: Richie Jen to share on-screen smooch with male actor

CRI: China Records Song to Send Best Wishes to London Olympics

Huang Xiaoming and Fan Bingbing attended the record of song “Best Wishes from Beijing” on Thursday. The song shows the best wishes to London Olympic Games from Beijing.

In May, 80 fans streamed into a live music venue on the outskirts of Beijing to see their idol Jane Zhang. The small room was packed, and the 27-year-old singer made two wardrobe changes and sang 15 songs. The recording of that session, Listen to Jane Z Live, has now been released.

Jane Zhang also sings the theme song in “Painted Skin 2″ as she did in the first film

ChinaDaily: Celebration of 15th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return

Jacky Cheung

Kelly Chen

Jackie Chan, Joey Yung, Twins, Leo Ku, Raymond Lam, Vincy Chan help out, though the stadium’s audience seems a bit sparse. (Sina-slideshow)

MSN: Jacqueline Law succumbs to cancer

CNA: Ex-HK actress Jacqueline Law dies of pancreatic cancer in Singapore

MSN: Last goodbyes for Jacqueline Law in Singapore

Former HK actress ‘no longer in pain’

A1: Karen Mok hit by taxi2

The singer-actress suffered a sprained ankle and bruises to her buttocks and was now resting at home.

MSN: Andy Hui and Sammi Cheng set to tie the knot this year

MSN: Andy Hui and Sammi Cheng move in together

MSN: Louis Koo’s low-profile charitable work revealed

MSN: Are Stanley Huang and Xu Jinglei about to wed?

MSN: Selina Jen returns to showbiz

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