A Chinese senior citizen rediscovers the power of the heart in the beautifully observed and played “Addicted to Love.”
Reign of Assassins - Michelle Yeoh’s swordplay gem
Pang went to the cinemas to observe the opening day crowd for “The Child’s Eye” on Thursday in Hong Kong, and saw firsthand the three main advantages that 3D brings to the film industry as a whole.
Also: Filming for “The Sleep Walker” is scheduled to start at the end of this month in Hong Kong and Thailand for a 2011 release.
Indomina Releasing has acquired domestic rights to Hong Kong martial arts thriller “Bodyguards and Assassins” from We Distribution.
Indomina also recently acquired “Griff the Invisible,” “Wasted on the Young,” “True Legend” and “Fire of Conscience.”
Midnight Heartbeat/Midnight Pulse new poster
The Simon Yam, Francis Ng hospital horror film has finally received an official release date after passing a final cut and review following another round of edits. The release date is set for December 24th. Ho, Ho, Ho! (Sina)
Ning Hao’s film No Man’s Land has finally been freed from limbo. Originally scheduled for a December 8, 2009 release, the film had been held up by authorities and now finally granted a December 18, 2010 release. Reportedly too dark for censors, the film has been reedited many times. Though Ning Hao had previously said the changes were minor, netizens were expressing doubts. (Sina)
Zhou Dongyu, Shawn Dou Xiao
Zhang Yimou brought Under the Hawthorn Tree to the Hawaii International Film Festival. As Dou Xiao is fluent in English, he acted as Zhou Dongyu’s translator.
Alec Su, Pace Wu
The cast of Jingle Ma’s Dynamic Angel (Race Car) celebrate Jimmy Lin’s 36th birthday.
Cecilia Cheung, Jimmy Lin, Tang Wei, Chie Tanaka, Han Jae-Seok
Jimmy Lin, Rene Liu, Jingle Ma (Sina)
On the set of Love Island
Simon Yam, Francis Ng
The cast also includes Song Jia, Janice Man, Chang Chen and Joan Chen
(Sina) (Thanks, to Valerie)
Stanley Fung appeared on a Beijing TV program recently (Sina)
Charlene Choi’s father (Xinhua)
“Occasionally, I like to drink and hit the discos. Why should I stop doing all this just because I’m a mother?”