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.

Hong Kong Film Awards 2014

The HK Film Awards Association [Cn] has released photos of the main nominees of the 2014 awards which will be presented on April 13. The images will feature in a special publication for the gala event.

[Update] The main winners include The Grandmaster (film), Zhang Ziyi (actress), Nich Cheung (actor), Kara Hui (supporting actress), Max Zhang (supporting actor), Wong Kar Wai (director) and Babyjohn Choi (newcomer). 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 – Can We Smile Together (The First Time OST)

Chinese music video for Can We Smile Together (loose translation) by Chinese actress Angelababy; it’s a movie soundtrack for The First Time which she’s co-starring with Taiwanese actor Mark Chau. The song is written by pop star Jay Chou, lyrics by Vincent Fang. Decent song, and Angela actually sounds ok.

The movie is a loose remake of a 2003 Korean film …ing, about the unconventional romance between a chronically-ill girl and a free-spirited rocker.

Deanie Yip crowned best actress at Venice

Hong Kong actress Deanie Yip was awarded the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress at the 68th Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The 63-year-old veteran won the award with her role in A Simple Life (English subbed trailer below). She’s the first Chinese actress in 19 years (Gong Li in 1992) to received the gong. Congratulations.

Directed by Ann Hui and co-starring Andy Lau, A Simple Life is adapted from a true story which tells the mother-and-son-like relationship of a servant and her young master.

The Sorcerer and The White Snake (2011) trailer & pics

Trailer of Chinese movie The Sorcerer And The White Snake, starring Jet Li, Eva Huang, Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi, Wen Zhang and Vivian Hsu etc.

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