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Joan Chen

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  • Cinema without borders: Placing a new world order

    Foreign films are definitely among the good things in life that come to those who wait. Today, any home can be an art house. You can satisfy your wanderlust without sweating passports or custom forms. Indeed, the best foreign directors often place a...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • On Location: HBO's 'Hemingway & Gellhorn' sets global stage in San Francisco

     
    In the upcoming HBO movie “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” actors Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman bring to life the passionate and stormy relationship between Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, the inspiration for his novel “...
  • “Mao’s Last Dancer” — not showing in a Chinese cinema near you

     
    You would ’d think that a period piece that celebrates the accomplishments of a Chinese born and trained ballet dancer would have a ready-made audience in the country where it was filmed and set. But Mao’s Last Dancer won’t be coming to Ch...
  • Movie Review: Mao’s Last Dancer

     
    Here's a quaint little artifact from those dark days when Chinese youth were raised to believe that everyone was starving in evil, imperialist America, that all any good Chinese citizen needed was a copy of Mao's Little Red Book to get by. OK, maybe it'...
  • Indie film 'Mao's Last Dancer' has impressive legs

     
    Critics mostly thought that the movie "Mao's Last Dancer" had two left feet. But thanks to word of mouth and a steady stream of ticket buyers, this Australian movie about a Chinese ballet dancer is proving to have a sturdy......
  • Ang Lee film gets NC-17 rating

    Ang Lee film gets NC-17 rating
    Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's erotic espionage thriller, "Lust, Caution," has been given an NC-17 rating by the Motion Picture Assn. of America, signaling to parents that the film may be inappropriate for audiences 17 and under, and restricting...
  • Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke takes new approach with '24 City.'

    Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke takes new approach with '24 City.'
    CANNES, France -- By necessity, Jia Zhang-ke is a filmmaker who responds to current events with the instincts of a newshound. Not only is the 38-year-old director the most prominent Chinese filmmaker of his generation, he also has come to assume the...
  • Asian Film Awards shortlist announced

    Asian Film Awards shortlist announced
    HONG KONG -- Ang Lee's spy thriller "Lust, Caution" and Peter Chan's historical epic "The Warlords" led with six nominations each in the shortlist for the second Asian Film Awards announced Thursday. Other top contenders include Jiang Wen's "The Sun Also...