Monday, September 5, 2011

9.5.2011 - News

TaipeiTimes: ‘Seediq Bale’ addresses harmony
ChinaPost: Seediq Bale premiere shines in Venice

CF: Jia Zhangke's worries about Chinese Films

THR: Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale review
ScreenDaily: Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale review, (HKMDBNews)
FBA: Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

'Seediq Bale' the pride of Taiwan's movie industry: producer
After the screening in Venice, another of the movie's producers Jimmy Huang revealed that American distributors had raised their offer to buy the rights to the film.
Taipei premiere, Sept. 4 (Sina-slideshow)

(Sept. 5) Beijing premiere for My Kingdom. Director Guo Xiaosong is still in jail serving time for a drunken driving sentence.

My Kingdom's action director Sammo Hung

Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

Han Geng, Barbie Hsu, Wu Chun

Yuen Biao 
Magician-actor Liu Qian

Variety: The Sorcerer And The White Snake review
THR: Film The Sorcerer And The White Snake review
ScreenDaily: The Sorcerer And The White Snake review, (HKMDBNews)
More bodies hit that ground that in any feel-good Rambo movie, and while flailingly unfocused in structure it is also a fascinatingly brutal history lesson.
FBA: The Sorcerer and the White Snake
Uncomplicated chunk of Chinese legend, with plenty of CGI, action and entertainment.
CF: Reporters Praise "Its Love" in Venice

FBA: Cai surprises at Venice
One more Chinese film competes for Golden Lion
The film "Ren Shan Ren Hai," or "People Mountain People Sea," was listed as the "surprise film" to compete for the Golden Lion in the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2011, reports. Gu Xiaobai, screenwriter of the film, confirmed that the film director CaiShangjun has left for Venice.

Hong Kong: Line-up defies expectations (Variety)

CF: Loving Birds in "Lee's Adventure"
The animation-based movie, "Lee's Adventure," released a batch of still photos featuring the two leading roles played by Jaycee Chan and Wang Ziwen. The film is about the imagination of a broken hearted young man in which he travels through time and space and finds his true love at last.

CF: New Trailer out for "1911"
The epic war movie marking the 100th anniversary of the Revolution in 1911 released its trailer in Hong Kong.

"My Sassy Girl" Director Takes the Helm of a Chinese Film
My Sassy Girl” director Kwak Jae Yong’s next project is a Chinese historical film starring Fan Bing Bing. He is the first Korean director to do so.
Strong buzz surrounds the possibility of Hong Kong-born superstar Chow Yun Fat taking the lead opposite Fan. Reports say Chow is the top candidate to play Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty.
Kwak Jae-Yong and Fan Bingbing (cri)

John Woo's "Pacific Steamer" has a new Chinese title, "Fatal Love". Zhang Hanyu, Chang Chen and Song Hye-Kyo have already been lined up. Woo said that he hopes Zhang Ziyi will also join the cast. Filming will take place in Taiwan, Shanghai and Beijing. In addition, John Woo said he will produce Zhang Meng's (Piano in a Factory) next film. (Sina)

Lin Peng, Jay Chou and Elaine Kam wrap up shooting of Viral Factor in Beijing

Tsui Hark and Kitty Zhang Yuqi at the GQ Man of the Year awards ceremony in Beijing

Zhou Dongyu's first day at college 

Huang Shengyi attended the premiere of Contagion in Venice, Sept. 4, before returning to Hong Kong.

That's a ponytail!

Heels by House of Frankenstein 

The Taiwanese actress supposedly woke up from surgery and told her husband that she wanted another child
Unhealthy working conditions on Taiwan drama productions have driven Taiwan singer-actress Ariel Lin to quit TV acting.


Walter said...

wow, Kitty Zhang Yuqi's heels where high too, but not nearly as high as Eva Huang Shengyi's shoes. She could be on stage with KISS wearing those. Those are almost like those shoes that Zhang Ziyi had to wear in "Geisha". I don't know how women don't twist their ankle nor trip wearing those things.

dleedlee said...

She could be on stage with KISS wearing those.

That's funny! Yeah, I'd be leery of breaking an ankle if I wore those.

Diana said...

Yuen Biao looks so young in those pix, what is he doing and can I do it too?

dleedlee said...

I think he plays a lot of golf! :D

Diana said...

Hmm, I think I should consider golf a little more seriously. :)