Wednesday, March 14, 2012

3.14.2012 - News [Roast Pork Sliced From A Rusty Cleaver] (飲水思源)

PR: HK Film Archive's "The Strange Case of Hong Kong Amoy Cinema" (HKFA)
To tie in with the programme, the HKFA will publish a research monograph entitled "The Amoy-dialect Films of Hong Kong" in late March.

A terrific trio of leads, plus an atypical script, keep the China rom-com bar high.

TimeOutHK: Chow Yun-Fat interview 

The film was directed by Chinese director Huo Jianqi, the director of "Postmen in the Mountains", a smash hit in Japan. A China/Japan/Hong Kong/Taiwan co-production, "Snow Fall in Taipei" is a romantic film starring popular Taiwan actor Berlin Chen along with the mainland actress Tong Yao

Wong Jing's upcoming film "Marrying Mr. Perfect" is set to hit cinemas nationwide on March 16. Prior to its release, a series of still photos featuring gorgeous Liu Yan have been released.

A series of stills featuring Ruby Lin in "Blood Stained Shoes". Lin plays a virtuous mother who transforms into a demon/ghost.

In a recent newspaper interview, Vincent Zhao claimed that script changes on "Special Identity" lead to an argument between director Clarence Fok and cinematographer Peter Pau. Also, Zhao said that the changes reduced his role to that of a supporting cast member.
Vincent Zhao (Sina)

Following the high-profile filming of "The Viral Factor" in Kuala Lumpur last year, it seems that more Hong Kong filmmakers are looking to Malaysia for filming locations for their movies and this year, award-winning actors Aaron Kwok and Nick Cheung are that batch of Hong Kong stars, having arrived here recently to shoot Oxide Pang's detective thriller titled "Conspirator".
SGYahoo: Han Geng collaborates with Vicky Zhao

A program about two-time NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury, who has adjusted well to life in China after moving here in 2010, will be the first of 14 nonfiction documentaries from the Vibrant China series.


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