Sorrow and Happiness in “Legendary Amazons”

Sorrow and Happiness in “Legendary Amazons”

The production company of the heroine war epic “Legendary Amazons” (杨门女将之军令如山) released a bunch of still photos, featuring two extreme scenes: happy ceremony and sorrowful funeral. Starring Cecilia Cheung, Liu Xiaoqing, Cheng Pei-Pei, Kathy Chow, the film is about the legendary story of the widows and daughters of the Yang family in the Song Dynasty […]

Crystal Liu to Join Hands with Chow Yun-fat in “Bronze Sparrow Terrace”

Crystal Liu to Join Hands with Chow Yun-fat in “Bronze Sparrow Terrace”

Up-and-coming director Zhao Linshan’s latest historical romance film, “Bronze Sparrow Terrace” (“铜雀台“), kicked off its shooting schedule yesterday in Zhuozhou Studio, Hebei province. Actress Crystal Liu made a presentation at the press conference along with the director, xinhuanet.com reports. The movie revolves around a love story between Tsao Tsao, portrayed by Hong Kong mega star […]

Jet Li’s Movie Tops International Box Office Chart for the 12th Time

Jet Li’s Movie Tops International Box Office Chart for the 12th Time

Jet Li’s latest fantasy-action flick “The Sorcerer and the White Snake” (“Its Love” / 白蛇传说) has hit the top of the international box-office charts on its release from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October, taking in revenue of around $16 million, according to website Screendaily.com. The file gets a 6.5/10 rating on […]

Award Ceremony for FIRST Youth Film Festival Held at Qinghai University

Award Ceremony for FIRST Youth Film Festival Held at Qinghai University

A grand award ceremony for the FIRST Youth Film Festival was held yesterday at Qinghai University in Xining, Qinghai Province. More than 40 film stars and filmmakers, including Zhang Ziyi, Liu Hua, Jin Qiaoqiao, Jeff Bao, Tang Chun Yip, appeared on the red carpet during the event when the prestigious awards were presented to outstanding […]

Jackie Chan Plays Real-life Hero in “1911”

Jackie Chan Plays Real-life Hero in “1911”

Bernardo Bertolucci told the story of The Last Emperor in 1987, but now Chinese filmmakers are celebrating the 1911 revolution that ended the corrupt Qing Dynasty and ushered China into the modern age from their own perspective. In “1911“, Jackie Chan stars as a soldier who reluctantly takes up arms against the royal family, and […]

“The Tears” Scheduled to be Screened in White Christmas

“The Tears” Scheduled to be Screened in White Christmas

The sensational film “The Tears” (倾城之泪) unveiled its first feature posters of lead roles Dongyu Zhou (周冬雨) and Aarif Lee (李治廷) yesterday. As one of the New Year Movies along with “The Flowers of War” and “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate 3D “, “The Tears” is scheduled to be screened on December 24, 2011, the […]

Character Posters of “Legendary Amazons” Out

Character Posters of “Legendary Amazons” Out

The production company of the heroine war epic “Legendary Amazons” held a poster-releasing press conference on Monday in Beijing. Director Frankie Chan, along with cast members Jin Qiaoqiao, Liu Dong and Zhao Qianyu attended the event. The film is about the legendary story of the widows and daughters of the Yang family in the Song […]

Famous Directors Help Promote Brigitte Lin’s New Book

Famous Directors Help Promote Brigitte Lin’s New Book

Legendary Taiwanese film star Brigitte Lin appeared at Peking university yesterday to read excerpts from her new book as part of a promotion tour. After a 17-year absence from the film industry, the 57-year-old actress introduced her new book “Window in the Window” 《窗里窗外》: Brigitte Lin’s Puppetmaster” to mainland readers at the Beijing event. Jiang […]

Three Megastars to Star in “Dangerous Liaisons”

Three Megastars to Star in “Dangerous Liaisons”

The Zonbo Media Company recently revealed that film heavyweights Zhang Ziyi (who comes from the mainland), Cecilia Cheung (from Hong Kong) and South Korean actor Jang Dong-gun will join Jin-ho Hur’s new war-romance blockbuster “Dangerous Liaisons.” Zhang Ziyi, the female lead actress in the film, broke the remuneration record for Chinese female film stars, taking […]

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