Tuesday, December 27, 2011

12.27.2011 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

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FBA: Magic to Win review
Lame college fantasy involving a girls' volleyball team and battling "magicians".
Unoriginal get-rich-quick New Year comedy hobbled by a clumsily written script. 
Does the film deserve the commotion it has caused?

CF:From Art House to Box Office
Director Xu Jinglei is exploring less experimental and more commercial territory.
"Dear Enemy" poster (Sina)

CF: "Hyperspace Rescue" Trailer Released
Hyperspace Rescue is the only film about "time travel" that integrates a large number of elements such as Hong Kong and mainland humour.
Director Chi Chung Lam also helped make the films "Shaolin Soccer" and "Kung Fu". He's confident the film will be a hit at the box office. (Sina-gallery)

CF: First Promotional Trailer of "I Do" Released
The movie is now in post-production and will be released on February 14 in time for the Valentine's Day slot.

The trailer of "Five Demon Traps" features actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai as a demon killer.
The movie will hit the national screens on January 12.

Hosted by Huayi Brothers, a concert of songs from prestigious Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's movies will be held on January 3, 2012.

"Glory Days" cast attend a publicity event in Chuxiong, Yunnan Province. The film is a tribute to old Hong Kong films. Kara Hui, Michael Miu, Ray Liu and the rest of the cast joined to make a new classic giving a salute to Hong Kong's past.
Co-director Eric Tsang
Xiong Xin-Xin

Felix Wong, Ni Hongjie, Max Mok

Rose Chan, Gigi Leung, Ni Hongjie

Rose Chan demonstrates "Blocking the Devil's Kiss" (Sina), 2

"Wanted" posters showing Nick Cheung appeared on the streets of Hong Kong on Christmas Eve.
The posters were to promote the Roy Chow film "Nightfall" co-starring Simon Yam.
The year in review: Pop Stop

TaipeiTimes: Worst-case scenarios
The Golden Shrimp Awards name and shame Taiwan’s greatest cinematic blunders
Just Call Me Nobody won the Golden Shrimp Worst Film of the Year Award.

A1: Jet Li to focus on combating injustice, (CF)
CF: Jet Li Jack of Many Trades, Master of Kungfu
A1: Laughing Gor gets serious
Laughing Gor was the only person who wasn't laughing at the recent 44th TVB Anniversary Awards on Dec 5.

MSN: Benny Chan has yet to donate
...when Josephine Siao -- veteran actress and founder of the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation -- was questioned about Benny's donation at a recent event, she said, "I've been waiting for someone to ask me about this. I heard that the media had placed him under tremendous pressure."

"We welcome any donation from kind souls. In truth, there are many perpetrators who have not been caught. If each of them makes a donation, we'll be rich. I hope Benny can help to drive this moment," she added, when probed if the foundation had received the actor's donation.

Josephine Siao Fong Fong

Foundation president, Josephine Siao thanks Stanley Ho's 3rd wife for 10 consecutive years of support.

Fan Bingbing, 30, went to court last week to battle claims that she eloped with the 65-year-old actor Wang Xueqi, and she appears to be winning the war.
MSN: Zhang Xinyu reacts to online verbal attacks
Despite the endless rumours, Xinyu's career did not seem to be affected. The model is currently in the midst of filming Legend of Yue Fei and had made an appearance at a new car launch in Suzhou, China yesterday morning. She was said to have made a whopping six-figure paycheck, for a mere 20-minute appearance.
A1: Hong Kong remembers 'Black Christmas' of 1941

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