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News Links - 12/17/08

Postby dleedlee » Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:43 pm

Edison Chen's 'Sniper' will air next year during Easter outside Mainland
Replaced in 'Jump'
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Edison-C ... 09796.html

Mainland Cinemas 'Will' Screen 'Cape No.7'
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/17/1261s433856.htm
Chie Tanaka dreams to be a singer
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081217/t ... bb342.html

Singapore
Local directors Eric Khoo and Royston Tan analyse movie scene amid financial crisis
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 68/1/.html

Mei Lanfang: A treat of an art house blockbuster
http://www.china.org.cn/culture/2008-12 ... 895102.htm

Feng Xiaogang Plans 1976 Earthquake Movie
Feng Xiaogang has laid aside his planned comedy "The Nobles"
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/17/1221s433797.htm

Preview of "If You Are the One" (production stills)
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http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/17/1722s433703.htm

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A film likely to have the last laugh
This year, with the exquisitely crafted If You Are the One, Mr. Feng has made a triumphant comeback to the comedy genre
http://www.china.org.cn/culture/2008-12 ... 965961.htm

If You Are the One in Beijing
Shu Qi and Feng Xiaogang
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Shu Qi and Vivan Hsu
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Che Xiao
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Hu Ke and Ge You
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/1 ... 515497.htm
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/2008-12-16/ba2298261.shtml

Ip Man comes to Hong Kong
Donnie Yen and wife
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Lynn Hung
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Kristy Yeung
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Catherine Hung and Cheung Chun
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/1 ... 516393.htm

Michelle Ye Xuan Eason'wife in Lady Cop and Papa Crook
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/2008-12-17/14312299953.shtml

Jacky Cheung Voices Disney's 'Bolt'
http://www.batgwa.com/story.php?id=1396
Jacky Cheung is voice of Bolt
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/1 ... 515959.htm

Beast Stalker! Plus upcoming H.K. films
http://www.hongkonghustle.com/movies/49 ... /#more-495

Nic Tse
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-12-17 ... 9388.shtml

Ah Sa/Charlene Choi attains 2.5 million votes, Hong Kong and Taiwan’s Best Actress
Zhang Ziyi appears with diamond ring
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Ah-Sa-at ... 09769.html

Zhang Yimou, John Woo selected as "Esquire Men of the Year 2008"
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Zhang-Yi ... 09773.html

China Film Group launches new media films production
Aim to make 1000 short films for digital platform
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7714/1/

Japan convicts first pirate subtitler
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7713/53/

Jet Li and Rosamund Kwan at recent charity event
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/2008-12-17/04162299237.shtml (more)

East Asia Capital Artists Concert A Hit
Anita Yuen, Roman Tam, Leslie Cheung remembered
http://batgwa.com/story.php?id=1391

China Beat
Chinese Popular Music of 30 Years (IV)
http://english.cri.cn/4026/2008/12/14/1221s432748.htm
Chinese Popular Music of 30 Years (III)
Alan Tam, Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung
http://english.cri.cn/4026/2008/12/13/1722s432619.htm

Final curtain for Cantonese opera
http://star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp ... oundnstage

Miss Asia Pageant results refuted
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081217/t ... bb342.html
Miss Asia Voting Scandal Dogs ATV
http://www.batgwa.com/story.php?id=1394
Black comedy as ATV goes from bad to worse
http://thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.a ... con_type=1
More Strange Occurrences At ATV
Sex and Politics behind the scenes
"Are your t*ts fake?"
Five Fuwas running television operations
"It is a dead end to work for the mainland blokes."
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200812b.brief.htm#021

Cops offer acid attack reward as clues elude them
http://thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.a ... 81217&fc=4

Dashan gets big recognition
Mark Henry Rowswell receives the Order of Canada
http://shanghaiist.com/2008/12/15/dasha ... nition.php

1,300 Graduate Students Compete to Sell Pork
http://www.chinasmack.com/stories/1300- ... sell-pork/

Where do Nanjing's stray cats end up?
http://www.danwei.org/front_page_of_the ... _trade.php
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Postby Brian Thibodeau » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:31 pm

Feng Xiaogang Plans 1976 Earthquake Movie
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/17/1221s433797.htm


Already have one of these.
http://hkmdb.com/db/movies/view.mhtml?i ... ay_set=eng
Of course, this new one will be an FX extravaganza, no doubt.

MV by Jacky Cheung:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F2WYafgB_A

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Where do Nanjing's stray cats end up?
http://www.danwei.org/front_page_of_the ... _trade.php


Describing the dish, the waitress said that cat meat has the medicinal property of "nourishing yin and boosting yang."


Well, since you put it that way . . . :D
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