Chinese drama The Imperial Doctress (HD)

Promotional images for Chinese drama series The Imperial Doctress, starring Liu Shishi, Wallace Huo and Huang Xuan. The drama is based on famous female doctor Tan Yunxian [1461–1554, wiki] in Ming Dynasty, the plots seem fictional though.

Regardless of the storyline, the costumes look really neat and attentive to details. It’s also said to adhere to the real fashion in that era.

Liu Shishi Imperial Doctress Chinese drama

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Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014) movie trailer

Trailer for Chinese movie Black Coal, Thin Ice (白日焰火) which won the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin International Film Festival in February. Directed by Diao Yinan, starring Liao Fan (best actor in Berlin), Guey Lun Mei and Wang Xuebing…

It follows the story of an ex-cop who lost his job five-years ago following his blunder in a murder case (with body parts found in coal factories across a small town). He became a drunkard but decides to re-investigate the old files after identical murders begin again, and discovers that everything links back to the wife of the first victim.

Zhang Ziyi in Coldplay’s Magic music video

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi starring in British rock band Coldplay’s Magic music video. The song is the first single from the band’s upcoming Ghost Stories album.

Hong Kong Film Awards 2014 nominees (HD)

The HK Film Awards Association [Cn] has released photos (for its special publication) of the main nominees of the 2014 awards which will be presented on April 13 (updated, winners in bold text, congratulations).

Hong Kong Film Awards 2014 best actress nominees
Best Actress – Cherry Ngan, Tang Wei, Zhang Ziyi, Sammi Cheng, Nina Paw

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Angelababy Horsey New Year

Hong Kong actress Angelababy wishing everyone a Happy Chinese New Year. 2014 is the year of the Wooden Horse according to Chinese astrology, and red is the de facto colour in Chinese New Year. Photos by Sohu [Cn]…

Angelababy Chinese New Horse Year

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