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  • Martial arts master Ip Man reigns large in film

     Martial arts master Ip Man reigns large in film
    HONG KONG — There is a scene near the beginning of Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster" in which the main character, the martial arts expert Ip Man, expounds on the ethos of his practice. "Kung fu: two words. One horizontal, one vertical — if you'...
  • China's Wanda Unveils Global Domination Plans

    HONG KONG -- China's Dalian Wanda Group has unveiled plans to become one of the world's biggest film companies. At a glitzy ceremony in the port city of Qingdao, attended by top stars from China and Hollywood as well as senior Hollywood executives, Wanda...
  • Hong Kong Picks "Grandmaster" for Oscars Fight

    HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" has been selected as Hong Kong's nominee in the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film stars Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Zhang Ziyi in a story about the martial arts master Ip Man, who in later life...
  • John Woo Sets Sail on 'The Crossing'

    HONG KONG - Production got underway today on "The Crossing," the first film in over four years to be directed by "A Better Tomorrow" and "Face/Off" helmer John Woo. Set against the upheavals of revolutionary China in 1949, the film is the story of...
  • Zhang Yimou Joins Le Vision Pictures

    BEIJING -- China's most prominent helmer Zhang Yimou was named artistic director of the private Chinese shingle Le Vision Pictures at a gala event in Beijing on Monday. He will also oversee a new in-house production fund. "Signing with Le Vision Pictures...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Space Voyage Auctioned for $1.5 Million at AIDS Benefit

    "This is the coolest thing I've ever seen at an auction," said Harvey Weinstein at Amfar's annual Cinema Against AIDS benefit Thursday night, just before taking bids for a space voyage on Virgin Galactic alongside fellow passenger Leonardo DiCaprio...
  • Cannes Film Festival Opening: A ‘Great’ Evening

    There was plenty of Baz-razzmatazz as the 66th Cannes Film Festival bowed with a mix of fun, lofty hopes and melancholy that F. Scott Fitzgerald would have appreciated. In the spirit of opener “The Great Gatsby,” a troupe of dancers dressed in 1920s-...
  • Cannes 2012: China has a dangerous liaison with a classic

     
    A chinese-South Korean remake of "Dangerous Liaisons" played the Cannes Film festival this week; it stars Cecilia Cheung and is directed by Jur Hin-ho...