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Posted on 4 April 2018 | 4:15 am
What we know about the mysterious Insta-star
South China Morning PostWhat we know about the mysterious Insta-star Jing Tian ... so farSouth China Morning PostIn the last few years, 28-year-old starlet Jing Tian has ascended with unusual speed into the white-hot centre of China's entertainment world. After studying at the Beijing Dance Academy and the Beijing Film Academy, both reliable feeders into China's ...and more »
Posted on 2 April 2018 | 12:01 am
The Problem With East Asian Action Cinema
Flickering Myth (blog)The Problem With East Asian Action Cinema TodayFlickering Myth (blog)It's a pretty standard introduction piece for newcomers to HK cinema of course but it's not merely the astounding set pieces which make it infinitely repeatable, it's that dramatic touch that John Woo had and delivered with weight by two of the finest ...
Posted on 1 April 2018 | 3:12 am
Bagging bronze: 3 places making their Best
The Straits TimesBagging bronze: 3 places making their Best Asian Restaurants debutThe Straits TimesThey would share a pair of earphones plugged into a Sony Walkman to listen to audio recordings of TVB drama The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, starring Hong Kong actor Chow Yun Fat, which was showing that year. Ms Tan recalls: "We couldn't watch the video ...and more »
Posted on 31 March 2018 | 2:09 pm
Frances Yip: Hitting the highs and lows -
The Straits TimesFrances Yip: Hitting the highs and lowsThe Straits TimesHong Kong powerhouse crooner Frances Yip has sung Cantopop classic The Bund numerous times in her 50-year career, but it is only in more recent times that she truly understood the song. Her signature tune was the theme song of the hugely successful ...
Posted on 25 March 2018 | 2:01 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