Bottom Line: Breathtaking sets and effects give this youthful martial arts film a modern air.
Li Bingbing (Xinhua)
Beautifully mounted but wafer thin story of two sisters running a boutique Taipei coffee house.
Writing, directing and starring in romantic film Ice Kacang Puppy Love, Malaysian singer/ songwriter Ah Niu is enjoying his broadened repertoire and spoke with the Global Times after the film’s Chinese mainland premiere Monday in Beijing.
After spy suspense film The Message (Fengsheng) and Western action film Wind Blast (Xi Feng Lie), director Gao Qunshu announced the third of the Feng Trilogy A Romantic Affair (Yichang Fenghuaxueyue De Shi) Thursday in Beijing.
Zhang Yimou’s latest work Under the Hawthorn Tree opens nationally on Thursday with the famous filmmaker meeting the press Sunday evening in Beijing, talking about his choice of young actors, film festivals and the ideals of love.
Dou Xiao, Zhou Dongyu, Zhang Yimou
Zhou Dongyu (Sina)
Legend of the Fist poster (Sina-gallery)
A Seven Little Fortunes reunion? Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao are trying to bring the old gang together. Besides Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah and Yuen Qiu, Eason Chan and Ronald Cheng are said to be in the cast. The film would be about the history of the Seven Little Fortunes and is reported to start shooting in October. (Sina)
Former general manager of Television Broadcasts Ltd. Stephen Chan Chi-wan has been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for alleged corruption and conspiracy to defraud offenses when handling TVB business affairs, the ICAC announced on Thursday.
Color Me Love poster and trailer release conference in Beijing (Sept.14)
Director Alexi Tan, Yao Chen, Zhu Hong, Monica Mok (Mo Xiaoqi)
Monica Mok, Yao Chen, Zhu Hong
Joan Chen called in to the conference from the US. (Xinhua-slide show)
Wang Xinjun, Andy Lau in costume for Founding of a Party (Sina)
Reign of Assassins: Jung Woo-Sung, Michelle Yeoh, Su Chao-Pin
Wedding scene stills (Sina-gallery)
Kelly Lin, Guo Xiaodong poster
Don Quixote poster featuring Miao Pu
Shu Qi napping before Beijing premiere after dressing and makeup, taken by hairdresser Sev Tsang