Slick fantasy vehicle for three Mainland stars is in a different league to the 2008 film.
Bottom line: Spectacular if blemished Chinese fantasy aiming for high lyricism should pull in female viewers and fans of the 2008 original.
Slim but likeable second feature by the director of Pinoy Sunday.
Light, cross-cultural rom-com has few of the usual cliches and awkwardnesses.
Double Trouble seems less about honestly dissimilar and abrasive characters, and more about contrived friction.
Once a cult favourite known for his nihilistic vision, Soi Cheang has since mellowed into one of our cinema’s leading helmers. He talks to Edmund Lee about his latest outing, Motorway.
The film’s story chronicles the human drama as a devastating famine struck Henan Province in 1942, a time when China was already at war with and partially occupied by Japan.
A news conference to promote the August 10 release of Tony Leung’s newest spy movie, “The Silent War” was held on June 17 during the 15th Shanghai Film Festival,
A different two minute trailer
Tang Wei and Wu Xiubo (”The Four”) were introduced to the press yesterday in a Shanghai press conference. They will co-star in Xue Xiaolu’s (”Ocean Paradise”) new romantic comedy, “Finding Mr. Right” (Chinese title, “Beautiful Destiny”).
Director Xue Xiaolu
Tang Wei, Wu Xiubo
Huang Yi’s first directorial effort, a micro film called “Exchange”, will screen at the SIFF on June 21. She plays a country girl and a surprise guest star is promised.
Keanu Reeves’ “Man of Tai Chi” has officially begun filming yesterday. Shooting started in Wan Chai last night. Despite blocking off the road, it attracted a large number of passersby and onlookers.
Trailer for “Holding Love” (aka “Hold on to Love”) starring Yang Mi real-life BF Hawick Lau and Chrissie Chau.
Shanghai trailer release conference
Hawick Lau, Yang Mi
The cast of “The Bounty” promote the film while Chapman To recuperates in the US
Director Fung Chi-Keung, Fiona Sit, Stephanie Cheng, Charmaine Fong
Li Bingbing, director Feng Xiaofang and his wife Xu Fan, cast members of Jackie Chan’s “CZ12″ and 3D “Sex and Zen” star Lan Yan were spotted at the red carpet ceremony.
Edison Chen makes a guest appearance in American rapper Sammy Adam’s MV for the song “Only One”.