Handsome but unengaging anniversary film about the founding of China’s first republic.
Unfocused, slackly directed fantasy with just a few good individual performances to its merit.
Taiwan shows box office clout, China guts, and superheroes spring up across Asia at the 8th Asian Film Festival. Chinese directors Wang Xiaoshuai and Lou Ye are named the Directors in Focus, and selections from Taiwan reflect the revival of the Taiwan film industry.
Alan Mak’s Windseeker
Alan Mak revealed on his Weibo that Zhou Xun would play the female lead joining Tong Leung Chi-Wai and Yang Mi in the Felix Chong-scripted film. (Sina)
A series of stills from Love on Credit featuring Liao Fan and Lin Chi-Ling, opening Oct. 20.
The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake opens Oct. 13
Stills from scene with Anthony Wong and Huang Yi
Updated posters now titled The Allure of Tears
Photos from Dangerous Liaison boot up ceremony in Shanghai. (Sept 27) Zhang Ziyi’s absence led to speculation that she was still upset over being perceived as having a secondary role to Cecilia Cheung.
Cecilia Cheung, Lisa Lu
In Beijing accepting an award for the First Youth Film Festival (Sept.28)
Irene Wan Pik-Ha signed a “lifetime” 29 year contract with Huayi Brothers and received a 29 ct. diamond necklace as a gift.
Huayi producer Yang Shanpu
The Hong Kong singer revealed that her husband would visit nightclubs four times a week
Apart from a soaring music career, Sammi is also making good progress in movies this year. The singer is involved in two out of three productions by director Johnnie To. Apart from that, she recently completed filming for High Altitude of Love 2 in June and will be joining Andy Lau in October, in the movie Blind Detective. (Sina-slideshow)
Furthermore, the singer let on that she now exercises in a gym because she was once chased by a pack of wild dogs when she jogged outside her residence.