Friday, September 2, 2011

9.2.2011 - News

WSJ: ‘Seediq Bale’ Opens at Venice
John Woo: ‘I Was Too Artistic’ (WSJ)

Variety: Love and Bruises review
After stirring controversy at home, Chinese auteur Lou Ye tackles a fresh setting while retaining his gratingly pessimistic view of human relations in the mostly Paris-set "Love and Bruises."

A Grand-Scale Adventure Filled With Household Names You Don’t Know
“Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame” opens in the United States on Sept. 9.

In the 60s, many Hongkongers happily hummed away to Western musicians such as the Beatles and John Denver. It wasn’t until songwriter Joseph Koo (known to most as “Brother Fei”) and his peers appeared on the scene in the early 90s that Hong Kong finally developed its own music culture.

Stills from a fierce fighting scene in Herman Yau's The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake
Wong You-Nam

Huang Yi

To Yu-Hang

Hung Yan-Yan

Wong You-Nam (Sina)

Charlene Choi in Venice promoting It's Love/The Sorcerer and the White Snake.

Brigitte Lin opened a Weibo account today, in advance of her Mainland book launch, and greeted fans (Sina)

Determined to undo their fate of a doomed relationship, the pair was said to have secretly married nine years ago in Canada

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