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News Links - 2/15/09

Postby dleedlee » Mon Feb 16, 2009 3:51 pm

Scorsese plans film on early Japanese Christians
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Scorsese ... 27488.html

Director: Jackie Chan film (Shijuku Incident) too violent for China
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/art ... AD96CMNV00

Look For A Star: Looking for cheese
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 80/1/.html

John Rabe poster
Zhang Jingchu did not attend Berlinale
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-02-16/09262376875.shtml

Hit Taiwanese film "Cape No. 7" finally opens in China
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 29/1/.html

'Finding Shangri-La' to be released on Feb. 27
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/art/movies- ... gri-La.htm
Leading actors Zhu Zhiying and Wu Chung-tien
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-02-16/03492376713.shtml

Give Love
Gigi Leung and Wilson/Berlin Chen
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Hui Siu-Hung
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-02-16/02452376668.shtml

Zhao Wei plans on directorial debut after filming Mulan
Graduate requirement for her July Master's degree from Beijing Film Academy
Already filmed a MV in New Zealand
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-02-16/06552376780.shtml

Why Korean blockbusters went bust
The history of the Korean movie industry is divided by what happened before and after Shiri
http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/ ... id=2901109
Creativity needed to overcome slump: Kang
http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/ ... id=2901108

Against Conspiracy
Korea, U.S. to co-produce film on Korea's 'seductress spy'
http://enews.mcot.net/view.php?id=8626
Hyde Park, Activers to co-produce Korean Mata Hari story
http://www.screendaily.com/ScreenDailyA ... &Category=

Wu Yu praises Ah Jiao (Gillian Chung) saying she is in good form & has already accepted numerous ads
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Wu-Yu-pr ... 27183.html

A-Mei in Beijing for Valentine's Day press conference and to witness friend's wedding
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2009-02/1 ... 821760.htm

Peter Chan starts Beijing film co. to make H.K. co-productions
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/con ... a059544f8e
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2009-02-15/21502376568.shtml
HK, Mainland Directors Set up Film Company 'Cinema Popular'
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2009/02/16/1221s454112.htm
Peter Chan, Polybona establish production company Cinema Popular
http://www.screendaily.com/ScreenDailyA ... tegory=467

Chow Yun-fat to Visit Korea Following 15-Year Absence
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Chow-Yun ... 27560.html

Alec To's mother, singer Chang Loo, recently passed away at age 76
Tony Leung attends memorial service
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Husband and two sons
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2009-02-16 ... 6982.shtml
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/y/p/2009-02-16/03252376698.shtml

Coco Lee focuses on her work, no wedding date planned yet
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Coco-Lee ... 27459.html

Robert De Niro opens up shop in Shanghai - presumbably a shanzhai
http://shanghaiist.com/2009/02/16/rober ... n_shan.php

For many Chinese, literary dreams go online
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/BUSINESS/02 ... ublishing/

Fury at Hong Kong airport becomes online hit
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/ar ... jiwO8mDhEw

Deceptive Photos I
The Suzhou University Incident
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200902a.brief.htm#030

Deceptive Photos II
Sichuan Earthquake: The Man Who Carried His Dead Wife
http://www.chinasmack.com/pictures/sich ... dead-wife/
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