Oscar Rants - RealClearPolitics
Oscar RantsRealClearPolitics(You don't get the feeling that Streep's take on Trump and his supporters is tinged with a sense of self-superiority and entitlement, do you, artless Chow Yun-Fat fan?) Left-leaning lectures have haunted the Oscars since 1973, when Marlon Brando, who ...and more »
Posted on 26 February 2017 | 5:24 am
Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film
ScreenAnarchy (blog)Hong Kong goes West - When Hong Kong film makers attempt to break the Western market - part 2ScreenAnarchy (blog)As well as Hong Kong losing Jet Li to Hollywood, it was to be hit by another blow with the announcement that Chow Yun Fat would be following suit. Chow had not made a film since Peace Hotel (1995), so fans were eager to see what Hollywood had in store ...and more »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 7:15 pm
In praise of Keanu Reeves, the nicest of
New StatesmanIn praise of Keanu Reeves, the nicest of meatheadsNew StatesmanHe might stab people in the head with pencils, break necks and shoot guns into crowded rooms like Chow Yun Fat after three espressos, but he's ultimately a man of feeling. This narrative of a career of sensitive but slightly dumb simplicity isn't quite ...and more »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 5:16 am
Hey, Hollywood: #OscarsSoWhite Means We Need
Hey, Hollywood: #OscarsSoWhite Means We Need More Asians & Latinx, TooRefinery29By the early aughts, Asian-Americans like Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat, Lucy Liu, and Margaret Cho were on the rise, as well, leading major films and proving that Asian-American stories can perform just as well as other movies ...and more »
Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:53 am
Freeview film of the day: Crouching Tiger,
Radio TimesFreeview film of the day: Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonRadio TimesChow Yun-fat, a renowned swordsman, asks Michelle Yeoh, a female warrior and bodyguard, to present his legendary sword “Green Destiny” to a mutual friend. And that's when the trouble begins. Many people want this sword, among them another woman, ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 4:09 pm
Aussie winemakers court Asian tastebuds
Aided by brand recognition – his father Andre was a vineyard manager at Chateau Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac, a French label made famous in China by Hong Kong star Chow Yun-fat's 1989 movie "God of Gamblers" – Portet has seen Asian demand rise steadily.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:11 pm
Alas. We spent our summer swimming, watching X Files, sucking down gallons and gallons of ramen, eviscerating countless watermelons, making a meticulous survey of the entire lifework of the master cinematographer Chow Yun Fat, and creating various kinds of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:59 am
Bona Film Group's (BONA) CEO Yu Dong on Q2
We expect these films to achieve great box office result in the next year. On August 3 in our first conference in Hong Kong to launch The Man from Macau 3 starting Chow Yun-Fat, Ze Lau, Jackie Chan, Nick Cheung, Carina Lau, Yu Chen Li and Charles Heung and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:07 pm
From Vegas to Macau II
Hong Kong, the present day. Veteran master gambler Shek Yat-kin, aka The Magic Hand (Chow Yun-fat), joins a yacht party thrown by his old friend Wai (David Chiang), who says his adopted son Lok (Shawn Yue) could be of help when the all-powerful DOA Group ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:13 pm
The Many Faces Of Gong Li
Finished and shown at festivals in 2010 already, people may wonder about the youthful appearances of its killer cast, which includes people like Chow Yun-fat, John Cusack, David Morse, Ken Watanabe, Franka Potente, Rinko Kikuchi, and Gong Li. Wowzers!
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:00 am