News Links - 10/31/08

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News Links - 10/31/08

Postby dleedlee » Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:35 pm

John Woo takes on China's greatest literary work and a Western audience
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/features/ar ... Y12001.htm

'Cape No. 7' up for nine Golden Horses
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/a ... 2003427370

Cicakman’s back in Cicakman 2: Planet Hitam
Sharifah Amani plays the character of Iman
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/ ... xpull_html

"Waiting in Beijing"
Pretty but no big awards for this effort
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/article ... 378845.htm

Sweet Rain
Takeshi Kaneshiro as the grim reaper
http://www.bcmagazine.net/hk.bcmagazine ... sweet.html
High Noon
From the director of Winds of September
http://www.bcmagazine.net/hk.bcmagazine ... -high.html
The Magic Hour
From the director of Welcome Back, Mr McDonald
http://www.bcmagazine.net/hk.bcmagazine ... magic.html
Kim Ki-duk's Dream
http://www.bcmagazine.net/hk.bcmagazine ... dream.html
Wushu
Martial arts films and realism really don’t mix.
http://www.hk-magazine.com/feature/wushu

30 Years of Chinese Cinema
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/10/30/1261s419489.htm

New Year's film 'Happy'directed by A Gan
Cast includes Guo Tao, Tian Yuan, Hai Yitian, Feng Li

Tian Yuan (and secret McCain supporter?)
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Guo Tao
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Feng Li
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Director A Gan
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/p/2008-10-31 ... 9474.shtml

Ekin Cheng and Karena Lam wish to be invited to Oscar
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Ekin-Che ... 94778.html

Michelle Yeoh shooting a new advert
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http://i3.sinaimg.cn/ent/s/h/p/2008-10- ... 150849.jpg
http://i2.sinaimg.cn/ent/s/h/p/2008-10- ... 150849.jpg
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-10-31 ... 0159.shtml

Reel China
Chinese documentaries screened at NYU
http://www.columbiaspectator.com/node/56563

Taiwan Pop Stop
Singing, shopping, shooting and sh*tting
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/ar ... 2003427401

Maggie Poon identified as 3rd party in The Fox Hunt
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200810c.brief.htm#041

Viva la Vivian(Chow)
http://justwoman.asiaone.com/Just%2BWom ... 96663.html

Michelle Yeoh campaigns for crash helmet use in Vietnam
http://www.france24.com/en/20081030-act ... se-vietnam

Andy Lau not affected by financial crisis
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Andy-not ... 94923.html

Charlene Choi's Journey in Denmark
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Charlene ... 94900.html

Chinese want a piece of movie 'Action!'
Thousands of would-be extras arrive at the gates of Beijing Film Studio each year
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld ... 8874.story

Chinese comics find inspiration in traditional culture
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008- ... 271542.htm

Local Cantonese Opera receives new lease of life
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/6523230.html

Microsoft sued over their malware update in China
http://shanghaiist.com/2008/10/31/micro ... ware_u.php

Crash revives talk of Asia's Bermuda Triangle
http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/1 ... index.html

Barack Obama Targeting Chinese Voters?
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http://benross.net/wordpress/?p=249

Jury concludes death of senior inspector suicide
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_ ... r=20081031

Human Flesh Engines Hunt Down "Senior Government Official From Beijing" Who Molested An 11-year-old Girl
Shenzhen Marine Affairs Bureau party secretary caught on video
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200810c.brief.htm#039
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200811a.brief.htm#001


Avril Lavigne sings in Mandarin
http://www.danwei.org/featured_video/av ... andari.php

Hong Kong desserts! Part One
http://www.hongkonghustle.com/food/473/ ... /#more-473
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