Saturday, March 13, 2010

3.13.2010 - News

Children of Invention (USA)
That American Dream: Scheme and Scramble (NYTimes)
Restraint proves a virtue of — and a shrewd if necessary choice for —“Children of Invention,” a modestly scaled, quietly effective independent movie about a struggling single mother and her two children.
We can’t live like this, hand to mouth, minute to minute, second to second.” The first words spoken in Children of Inventionare at once a lament and an exhortation.

General manager Stephen Chan often takes center stage at TVB.
One of the TVB executives arrested yesterday had been the producer of the now defunct Beautiful Cooking show.
Former executive producer Wilson Chin Kwok-wai's show drew heavy flak soon after it launched in 2006.
Chin was also the producer of popular game show Super Trio Supreme, hosted by Eric Tsang.

Captivating Ip Man 2
The sequel to the martial arts movie promises a richer story and better fight scenes

Wong Jing, Samantha Ko - Beauty on Duty
Charlene Choi
Wong Jing's Beauty on Duty will be competing against his own Future X-Cops starring Andy Lau. (ent21cn)

Sun Honglei, Yao Chen
Photoshop rendition

Mainland director Gao Xixi announced plans to engage Tony Leung Chiu-Wai and Shu Qi for the movie version of "Lurk" the wildly popular 2009 TV series starring Sun Honglei and Yao Chen.  (Sina)

Intriguing: Chow Yun-Fat, Jiang Wen - Let the Bullets Fly
Leon Lai and Richie Jen
Stills from Dante Lam's Fire of Conscience opening April.

Sandrine Pinna (Zhang Rong-Rong)

Asian Film Awards Best Actress Nominee for Yang Yang (Taiwan)

Steven Ma Chun-Wai, Carrie Ng

Carrie Ng made a rare public appearance when she guested on Steven Ma's TVB cooking program "Apprentice Chef".
Shanghai - Karen Mok promoting Canon

Andy Lau was named Goodwill Amabassador for the Shanghai World Expo

Twins on Stephen Chan's Be My Guest

Despite TVB GM and host Stephen Chan's troubles with ICAC, a previously taped program with the Twins was broadcast last night.

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