Cantopop King Leon Lai Takes on Theme for “White Vengeance”

Cantopop King Leon Lai Takes on Theme for “White Vengeance”

One of China’s four kings of Canto-pop, Leon Lai (黎明), has put his own special twist on the theme song of the upcoming film ‘White Vengeance‘ (鸿门宴). Lai, along with Feng Shaofeng and Liu Yifei star in the film, which retells the story of the feast at Hong Gate. The official website of the historical […]

Another Poor Film for Model-turned-Actress Lin?

Another Poor Film for Model-turned-Actress Lin?

Famous for her sweet albeit affected voice and stunning body, model-turned-actress Lin Chiling turned heads when she joined hands with award-winning actor Chen Kun for the movie, “Love on Credit.” (幸福额度) Amid skepticism from the media and audiences, Lin and cast members Chen Kun, Liao Fan, Tony Yang long with the director Leste Chen stepped […]

Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Awards to Hold Taiwan and Hong Kong Film Festival

Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Awards to Hold Taiwan and Hong Kong Film Festival

It has been confirmed that six Taiwanese films will be screened at the Taiwan Film Festival during the 20th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Awards (GRHFA), according to the website of the organizing committee for this year’s event. Director Lin Yu-Hsien’s gymnastics-themed movie, “Jump! Ashin (翻滾吧!阿信),” will open the Taiwan Film Festival which runs from […]

Chinese Flims Line up for Foreign Lauguage Oscar

Chinese Flims Line up for Foreign Lauguage Oscar

A full list of entrants from 63 countries and regions for this year’s Oscar foreign language film award is released at the academy’s website on October 13, 2011. Mainland director Zhang Yimou’s “The Flowers of War,” Hong Kong director Ann Hui’s “A Simple Life” and Taiwan director Wei Te-sheng’s “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale” […]

Zhou Xun and Zhang Ziyi vie for role in Keanu Reeves’ movie

Zhou Xun and Zhang Ziyi vie for role in Keanu Reeves’ movie

Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves, who is part Chinese, will make his directorial debut in the movie ‘Man of Tai-Chi,’ which is set to begin filming next year. The inspiration behind ‘Man of Tai-Chi’ comes from Keanu’s love for Chinese martial arts. The actor has already spent two years preparing for the movie. It is believed […]

4th EU Film Festival to Open in China

4th EU Film Festival to Open in China

The press release from Delegation of the European Union to China: 4th Annual European Union Film Festival in China Following the great success of the previous annual European Union Film Festivals in China, we are pleased to announce that the 4th Annual EU Film Festival in China will take place from November 1st to November […]

Golden Rooster Awards Ceremony Approaches

Golden Rooster Awards Ceremony Approaches

The Golden Rooster Awards ceremony, regarded as the Mainland’s Academy Awards, will be held in Hefei, Anhui province, on October 22. During the ceremony, the winners of 18 awards will be announced, Yangtse Evening Post reports. Since the nomination list for this year’s Golden Rooster Award was first announced, two films have commanded the attention […]

Image Ambassador for this Year’s First Film Festival Comfirmed

Image Ambassador for this Year’s First Film Festival Comfirmed

Under the authority of the organizing committee of the fourth First Film Festival, Liu Ye, star of “Beginning of the Great Revival”, has been appointed as the image ambassador for the event, which is set to run from October 26 to November 9. Liu will appear at the opening ceremony of this year’s festival on […]

Tom Lin Confident about ‘Starry Starry Night’ in Busan

Tom Lin Confident about ‘Starry Starry Night’ in Busan

Director Tom Lin (林书宇) yesterday took his latest movie, “Starry Starry Night” 《星空》, a co-production between the Mainland’s Huayi Brothers and Taiwan’s Atom Cinema, to the 16th Busan International Film Festival, which runs from October 6 to 14 in South Korea. The director was accompanied to the event by two of the movie’s lead actors, […]

The Film “Kora” Listed in the 48th Golden Horse Awards

The Film “Kora” Listed in the 48th Golden Horse Awards

Director Du Jiayi’s (杜家毅) adventure drama, “Kora” 《转山》, has been listed in the 48th Golden Horse Awards to compete for “Best New Director” and “Best Adapted Screenplay,” after it short-listed for the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival a few days ago, according to a report from mtime.com. Based on the best-selling book of the same […]