Wednesday, January 25, 2012

1.25.2012 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

THR: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry review
Doc about dissident artist is long on political friction, short on art

Classy period comedy with meaty roles for its name cast.

Is Hong Kong director Dante Lam the next John Woo?, (A1)
His knack for kinetic action sequences laced with pumped-up melodrama has earned Hong Kong director, Dante Lam comparison to veteran director, John Woo.
Poster for "Eat Drink Man Woman 2"
Huo Siyan

Huo Siyan will lead the team to the opening ceremony at the Berlin Film Festival

Although the 55-year-old actor [Zhao Benshan] cited exhaustion, there was widespread speculation in the television industry that the skit he submitted this year didn’t get approval.


ewaffle said...

I know there are lots of reasons for remakes and sequels and many of them makes sense from an artistic point of view but--doing a sequel to "Eat, Drink, Man, Woman" is like betting that lightning will strike at a certain time and place. It is going to be a tough one to sell to those who love the original.

dleedlee said...

Food porn for a new generation!