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News Links - 2/19/09

Postby dleedlee » Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:43 pm

Jay Chou rejects the role as Bruce Lee ... 1b9bc.html

'Old Partner' draws buzz in Korea ... id=19&cs=1

'Oishii Man': Magic of Love, Youth
``Oishii Man'' is yet another small jewel of a film by Kim Jeong-jung, and despite its prevalent imagery of the frozen sea, the youthful romance seethes with warmth. ... 39855.html

Netizens produce Zhao Wei/Mulan illustrations

Image ... 2301.shtml (more)

'Dragon Ball' made into feature film
Chow Yun-Fat: "The Hong Kong film industry is in terrible condition right now and I don't know if I will consider a role in a Chinese film just yet"
"I've received so many scripts from Hong Kong filmmakers but they were all roles that would have suited me years ago. I would love to revisit the hard-boiled roles I've done in the past only if the conditions of the Hong Kong film industry improve and if my wife tells me to," he joked. ... 190058.asp

Taiwanese director, Tsai Ming-Liang, to shoot remaining scenes of 'Visages' in Taipei ... g=eng_news

Ang Lee To Adapt Life of Pi ... ife-of-pi/
Ang Lee circles 'Life of Pi' film ... 1&nid=2562
Ang Lee in talks to make Life of Pi ... r=20090219

Ip Man opens in Taiwan
Donnie Yen and Ip Man's nephew Lo Man-Kam
Image ... 2034.shtml

Star-Studded Film Celebrates China's 60th Anniversary
Tang Guoqiang and Huang Shengyi

From Screen Debut to a Celebrated Star

Udine secures 'Ong Bak 2'
Festival's focus is on Thai action films ... 00319&cs=1

Gillian Chung prepares to resurface

I spy: Cherie Chung attending friend's dinner party, seemingly 'red-faced'
Actor William Duen Wai-Lunin jean jacket
Image ... 846825.htm

Ariel Lin looks pale, denies having brain surgery ... 28440.html

China sponges 'SpongeBob'
Cartoon sweeps ratings on CCTV ... id=19&cs=1

Gigi Lai ... 1957.shtml
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Re: News Links - 2/19/09

Postby Brian Thibodeau » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:02 pm

Noticed this ad that will be running in our Sunday paper this week. Dominic Lam helps open a new Chinese restaurant in Toronto (very close to my office, too; I shoulda made alternate lunch plans that day :lol: ) Picture's not the greatest, but he's in the brown jacket at right:

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