Monday, March 28, 2011

3.28.2011 - News

FBA: Don't Go Breaking My Heart review (6/10)
An entertaining but shallow rom-com from Johnnie To that doesn't really engage the emotions.

Movie preview: '3D Sex and Zen' is all about abstinence (CNNGo)
Soft porn in 3D leaves us with a warm and fuzzy feeling inside. The wholesome kind
It's all naughty good fun and there isn't a single boring scene. From the moment the first pair of jiggly 3D breasts appears -- prompting the male audience members to collectively gasp -- through to the fight scenes with 3D daggers thrown at the audience, this is 3D movie magic at its low-brow erotic best.

Feng Xiaogang is in Chongqing to prepare for his upcoming film (Wen Gu 1942). Shu Qi, Betty Sun Li and Jiang Wenli are expected to be joining the cast. Feng visited the General Stillwell Museum, the general's war time residence in Chongqing. He also inspected the Botanical Gardens and the many old foreign embassy buildings. (Sina)

Training Day' Director to Tell Chinese Love Story
Ancient Chinese beauty Yang Guifei will be the protagonist of American director Antoine Fuqua's new film.


New Deadly Will poster



Guo Tao, Han Xue camp horror comedy resembles a Republican era Sherlock Holmes story involving a bizarre murder.

Simon Yam's latest film is generating online controversy. With the release of The Man Behind the Courtyard House, netizens are posting opinions such as this one, "[The film] tests the water is too bold for the first time, many areas are not in line with the habit of domestic films, including the shooting style, narrative structure of these macro aspects people have to try to figure out viewing the process of reasoning. And although the plot of the film, after carefully pondering the idea is reasonable, but somewhat incompatible with the logic of ordinary people."
 However, there are opposite views too, "the film has a lot of innovation, whether temporarily or not mature, this spirit to be encouraged. And the innovative effects of the film did not live up to the expectations of the audience, the kind of shock is very enjoyable audio-visual stimulation. especially the large-scale plot is very hot, they can bring the audience's emotions. and the film itself is able to mobilize the audience thinking, along with the advancement of all branches of the film appears interwoven stories, characters relations are complicated, the vital need for the audience slowly into the role of scrutiny, is a test of logical reasoning ability is also a kind of exercise. you can say [Courtyard] is the rare movie IQ. " (Sina)

More than a hundred Hong Kong celebrities will come together on 1 April at a Jackie Chan-organised charity concert in a bid to raise donations for the earthquake, tsunami and radiation relief efforts in Japan, according to Chinese media reports.

CRI's Tom McGregor reviews "A Dream of Red Mansions" ("Hong Lou Meng"), a masterpiece in Chinese literature
A netizen allegedly witnessed the heated exchange
Chen Chao Yang, CEO of Sohu.com, who is currently being sued by Barbie and Xiaofei for the live broadcast of their wedding, was also present at the wedding.
CNA: Barbie Hsu warns errant wedding guest, Chinese CEO refuses to apologise
Wang Xiao Fei: I really regret inviting Mr Zhang to my wedding
Taiwan media in particular criticised Hsu for her perceived favouritism towards the Chinese media and even speculated that she had been bribed, resulting in a call among Taiwan media outlets to shut her out of the Taiwan media completely.




Kelly Lin's guests water house
Shu Qi

Kelly's good friend, Shu Qi, posted photos from the Malidives on her weibo



When the reporters told Sammi, netizens are calling Andy 'Pig Trotter On', she replied: "Am I Ox Tongue Man then?"

2 comments:

duriandave said...

Love the Shu Qi pics!

And I'm most definitely intrigued by Deadly Will. A couple of months ago, I read a collection of 1920s Shanghai detective stories by Cheng Xiaoqing, who modeled his characters after Holmes and Watson. So, it would be fun to see something similar on the screen.

dleedlee said...

She's just charming isn't she?

That collection looks cool!