By LOUISE WATT Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Zhang Yimou says the disappointing U.S. performance of the biggest budget China-U.S. co-production to date, “The Great Wall,” may have been down to a weak story, but he hopes other filmmakers won’t be put off from attempting such ambitious Hollywood-Chinese collaboration. “The actors are all very good; […]
Nominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awards
AP Wire Service TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The golden horse statues have been awarded, but the drama hasn’t ended from one of Asia’s biggest film festivals. Chinese actress Gong Li called Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival unprofessional after she lost the best actress category to Taiwanese actress Chen Shiang Chyi. Sometimes called the Chinese Oscars, […]
How 8 Asians exemplify (or defy!) their snake traits
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly According to ancient Chinese wisdom, having a snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your loved ones
Hong Kong awards to honor Indian actor Bachchan
The Hong Kong International Film Festival plans to honor Indian screen legend Amitabh Bachchan with a lifetime achievement award at the event’s Asian Film Awards …
Vanessa Hudgens exposed … again!
Welcome back to another month of entertainment and pop culture news! The end of the summer included an awkward incident between U.S. airport officials and a Bollywood superstar, Michelle Kwan’s retirement, and oh yeah, Vanessa Hudgens naked … again.