Monday, January 3, 2011

1.03.2011 - News

HK Film Archive celebrates 10th anniversary with "The Best From the Archive Collection"
Twenty-five film classics that are documents of their times as well as timeless works of art will be shown in "The Best From the Archive Collection" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the HKFA.

Home of China's "Bigfoot" plans to shoot Avatar-like 3D film on the elusive beast

FBA: Let the Bullets Fly (8/10)
A richly entertaining Oriental Western anchored by a well-honed, ironic script and terrific performances.

After 17 days, Let the Bullets Fly breaks 500 million yuan at the box office.
Liao Fan, Jiang Wen, Shao Bing, Zhang Mo

Beautifully shot biopic of Lee's early life in '50s Hong Kong is more charming than dramatic.

Two Taiwan version posters for Chen Yen-Ping's (Treasure Hunter) martial arts comedy Just Call Me Nobody

Eric Tsang, Kelly Lin are among the cast that includes spoofs of Wong Kar-Wai's 2046, Wanted, The Terminator, Star Wars and the novels of Jin Yong (Louis Cha). (Sina)

Aaron Kwok performs at New Year's Eve countdown at APM Mall -- in shorts

Charlene Choi counts down to the new year in TST East
Deep Ng, Charlene, Vincy Chan
The following day, New Year's Day, Charlene collapsed from exhaustion at Shanghai's airport while enroute to her next activity. Posting on her Weibo, she said airport staff and colleagues came to her assistance so that she didn't make a fool of herself.
Twins, later New Year's Day

(Jan.1) The same evening, Charlene Choi, Yao Chen, Fahrenheit, Wu Chun, Wang Luo Dan and Han Geng performed in concert at the Shanghai World Expo Centre.

Yao Chen

Carina Lau and Tony Leung send New Year's greeting on Weibo

Faye Wong's five Hong Kong concerts in March are 93 percent sold out after half a day ticket sales. In addition, Faye has been leaving hints on her Weibo that she is pregnant again. (Sina)

Sandra Ng and George Lam were Andy Lau's guests at his New Year's evening concert

The next evening, January 2, Karen Mok, Connie Chan Po-Chu and her son joined Andy on stage

Top 10 cover female stars
...the shiniest female cover stars of 2010 according to their cover appearances on the Chinese editions of Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Harper's Bazaar.


ewaffle said...

"Let the Bullets Fly" sounds like a fun movie--and is really selling a lot of tickets. In US terms the 16 days would be three weekends and the 500 million yuan at today's close is over 75 million dollars, which is easily blockbuster territory.

dleedlee said...

I'm really looking forward to catching this. It's received across the board positive buzz.