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July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009

John Woo to Direct China’s Biggest Budget Film

The movie, a joint Sino-US production with a budget of US$100 million, will be about the Flying Tigers, the legendary US air squadron, which fought alongside China in World War II.
John Woo to direct Flying Tigers epic

Daming Chen - remakes Mel Gibson hit What Women Want for China & wins awards for other films

New “Ani-Men” Animation to Become Mini-Franchise

Book review by Donald Richie
The Shanxi trilogy: films that never made it back home
JIA ZHANGKE’S “HOMETOWN TRILOGY”: Pickpocket, Platform, Unknown Pleasures

All star blockbuster “Jian Guo Da Ye” opens official web site
“The Great Cause of Building New China”. It’s to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
The final length of the film will be 2 hours and 14 minutes. It means another 10 minutes will be cut. Some actors and actresses will not see their performances.

Bong Joon-ho’s Latest Challenge in ‘Mother’

Kim Hye-ja marvels in an overwhelming thriller

New York Times: A Filmmaker Finds Her Play Is the Thing
Sylvia Chang’s Design For Living

‘Cape No. 7’ effect still going strong for Kenting

SCMP interactive video: Aaron Kwok on Murderer

Liu Ye and his French bride
Liu Ye’s Big Day
Liu Ye wedding slide show

Zhou Xun Plays Down Breakup at Public Appearance

Vivian Chow
Vivian Chow and husband Joe Nieh appeared together at child adoption charity event

Maria Cordero opens a household goods store in Tseung Kwan O
Plans to open 20, three this month, five next month.
Maria and Idy Chan

Arrest Warrant Sought for Late Actress’ Former Agent

March 16, 2009


K20: Legend of the Mask



`Dragonball’ Premiere Tops Korean Box Office
Everybody loves Chow Yun Fat
Chow Yun-fat to star in Confucius biopic

Korean films to stage counterattack in April

Hong Kong events hit by fiscal woes
Festival scrambles for government money
Buzz titles at Filmart
Variety’s surveys the new crop of films

‘Tokyo!’: three directors’ twisted tales
Three filmmakers’ views of Tokyo
“Tokyo!” offers a triptych portrait of Japan’s most intriguing city as rendered by three profoundly offbeat filmmakers.

Korean Indie Film, “Breathless”, Wins at French Film Fest

China’s Band of Brothers Hits Small Screen
After his successful 2007 hit “Soldiers’ Sortie”, director Kang Honglei has hit the headlines again.

Strugglers Find Love, Fame
“CAPE No. 7″ is perhaps one of the best romances to come from Taiwan, combining box office success and award-winning performances.



‘The Horsemen’, a latest Hollywood horror film starring American actor Dennis Quaid and popular Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi

Sofia’s Life A Huge Hit in Cyberspace
Sofia’s Diary weaves product placement, short attention span and interactivity into web-based series

Karen Mok’s new leading man

Twins again - Gillian and Charlene meet for dinner in Taiwan...more

Gillian Chung in The Myth?
Gillian Chung is reportedly being considered for the leading role in a soap opera version of Jackie Chan’s The Myth. The male lead will be Hu Ge. An announcement is expected March 24 and filming will start in April at Hengdian studio and Gansu.

Pace Wu - Chasing Shadows

Pace Wu - Chasing Shadows

Chao Shun
Cape No. 7 actor Chao Shun now delivering lunches to avoid bankruptcy. Hypertension and diabetes prevents him from filming late at night.

Buried Treasures From Japanese Vaults
DVD Talk: Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu - Eclipse Series 15

Announcement of the case today determines their fate
Kelvin Kwan and Jill Vidal may face charges when they return to Hong Kong
Michael Tse hires a driver after drunk driving conviction
Angela Tong admits drink-driving

‘Late Actress Jang Ja-Yeon Was Forced to Have Sex With Showbiz VIPs’

Edison laughs off death threat
Second letter sent to Apple Daily office
Stamps with ’sinister’ meaning

Zhang Yimou’s Fireworks to Dazzle on Oct 1

February 20, 2009

February 20, 2009 (Dev #2)

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Fan Bingbing and Zhang Ziyi featured in film (非常完美/Very Perfect/Perfect Life)(formerly Sophie’s Revenge) this summer

Men Behind the Sun:  Hong Kong’s First Cat-III Film Premiered on the Mainland!
Sex and violence in mainland Chinese cinemas


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