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Postby dleedlee » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:02 pm

Brigitte Lin may make a comeback with Pai Hsien-yung's work
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/xin/20090121/t ... 1b9bc.html

Hopes are raised for Brigitte Lin comeback; leads Tony Leung and Jay Chou to act in 'First Generation Master' (Yip Man)
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Hopes-ar ... 19741.html
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-01-21/08542351780.shtml

Hong He" to Vie for Valentine's Box Office
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2009/01/21/1221s446299.htm
Zhang Jingchu collaborates with Zhang Jiarui again in 'Red River'
Valentines Day release scheduled, costars Danny Lee and Loretta Lee
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With Nick Cheung
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/p/2009-01-21 ... 1864.shtml
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http://news.sina.com.tw/article/20090120/1304022.html

'Look for a Star' in Cinema
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2009/01/21/1261s446038.htm
Andy thinks Shu Qi is worth marrying
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Andy-thi ... 19708.html

Two "Cliffs" tower over HK box office
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7892/1/
Local films pummel competition at latest Asian box office
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7894/1/

John Woo's 'Red Cliff' heads nominations for Asian Film Awards
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/ar ... BoYmBeSq1w

Wayne Wang Selected for Berlinale Jury
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2009/01/21/1261s446211.htm
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7891/1/

Long awaited film ratings system proposed in China
SARFT submits new law to cabinet
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7885/1/

'Gao Xing' opens Feb. 2
Director Ah Gan and author Jia Pingao
http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-01-21/10092351892.shtml


KOFIC Awards Danny Lee 2008 FDL Grant
The Korean Film Council’s 2008 Filmmakers Development Lab (FDL) named Korean-American director Danny Lee as recipient of the Best Project Award, a US $15,000 cash grant for his feature film script “Winter War.â€
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Postby Brian Thibodeau » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:34 pm

Sony opens Blu-ray plant in China
Shanghai plant fourth after U.S., Japan and Austria
http://varietyasiaonline.com/content/view/7887/1/


I can already see the headline in the Toronto Star about a year from now:
"Police confiscate thousands of pirated Blu-ray discs at Pacific Mall" ;)


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