News Links - 12/4/08

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News Links - 12/4/08

Postby dleedlee » Thu Dec 04, 2008 3:46 pm

'The Warlords' and 'Cape No.7' vie for Golden Horse
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 86/1/.html
Jet Li eyes top acting prize at Chinese Oscars
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/12/ ... review.php

"Chaser" runs away with Korea Film Awards
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7632/53/

"Dada's Dance" waltzes to Sundance
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7628/1/

Hong Kong's Film Development Council is to launch a publicity campaign featuring 33 of the territory's up and coming directors
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7631/1/

Read my lips-China again orders no lip-synching
http://www.reuters.com/article/televisi ... LG20081204
China: No lip-synching in year's biggest TV show
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/12/ ... nching.php

Jackie Chan: Will donate everything to society
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Jackie-C ... 05384.html

Zhao Wei, Zhou Xun at "Painted Skin" Taiwan Premiere
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/12/04/1221s429672.htm
'Painted Skin' Taipei premiere; Vicki Zhao & Zhou Xun miss Taiwan food
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/-Painted ... 05362.html

All Women Not Bad
Kitty Zhang Yuqi
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-12-04/02152278771.shtml

Mei Lanfang
Zhang Ziyi
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/p/2008-12-04 ... 8898.shtml
'Forever Enthralled' Leon Lai in Wax
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/12/04/1261s429695.htm

Zhang Ziyi premieres new epic "Forever Enthralled"
http://www.cctv.com/program/cultureexpr ... 1904.shtml

China's Chen eyes comeback in biopic of opera star
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/12/ ... anfang.php

The many faces of Zhou Xun
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 36/1/.html

Lunar New Year's comedy 'Happy'
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Huang Bo
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Miao Pu
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/p/2008-12-04 ... 8795.shtml

Wong Kar-Wai visits set of Beggar So
WKW and Jay Chou
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Secretly enlisting Yuan Woo-Ping and Jay for his Yip Man film?
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-12-04/04502278888.shtml

Jia Zhangke, Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Nantes Film Festival
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Jia's Short film Ten Years
Zhao Tao, Yu Entai
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/p/2008-12-04 ... 9226.shtml

Miriam Yeung And Louis Koo designed scarf for fund raising
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Miriam-Y ... 05136.html

Miriam's return after three years absence draws media scrutiny
http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-12-04 ... 9200.shtml

Taiwan Blockbuster "Cape" Could Miss Mainland's Spring Festival Film Season
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/12/04/1821s429858.htm
Taiwan leader urges China to screen Japan-themed film
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Taiwan-l ... 05342.html
Taiwan hopeful for Chinese release of hit Japan-themed movie
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 41/1/.html

TVB's The Gem Of Life offends mainland netizens
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200812a.brief.htm#005

Jolin Tsai move to Warner bumps Vivian Hsu as Big Sister
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Heavenly ... 05135.html

Bona Group set for capital injection
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7624/1/
Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bain to buy into China film firm Poly Bona
http://www.reuters.com/article/industry ... ZI20081203
http://www.reuters.com/article/innovati ... YX20081203

Jet Li: China ready for volunteerism 'explosion'
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/12/ ... Jet-Li.php

Award winning artistes may not get re-contract with TVB
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081203/t ... bb342.html

What Jane Wants
http://english.cri.cn/3086/2008/12/04/1261s429683.htm

Jade Liu (Super Girl contestant) involved in drunk fighting
She became rowdy but her companions could not dissuade her until a male friend came forth and taught her a lesson. Her head bleed and had to be stitched.
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081203/t ... bb342.html

News report on Obama's half-brother Mark Ndesandjo in Shenzhen, China
http://shanghaiist.com/2008/12/03/news_ ... ther_m.php

H is for Hong Kong
http://www.hongkonghustle.com/art-desig ... eth-briel/
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