Wednesday, August 31, 2016

[2016.09.01] FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 2016

For Sunday August 28 2016
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10 ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE
    d. Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
    Animation
    English Voices: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo
    Cantonse Voices: Jim, Donald, Sam Lee Chan Sam, Chrissie Chau Sau Na,
     Kabby Hui Nga Ting, Bonnie Wong Man Wai



 9 BEN-HUR
    d. Timur Bekmambetov
    Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro


 8 THE BFG
    d. Steven Spielberg
    Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton



 7 LIGHTS OUT
    d. David F. Sandberg
    Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello


 6 CHIBI MARUKO-CHAN: THE BOY FROM ITALY
    d. Akane Kazuki
    Japanese Animation
  Rating : I
  Length : 94 mins.
  Opening August 11 2016
  Trailer: https://youtu.be/WBmOHa5QuSg

[ BROADWAY CIRCUIT ]
    The story is about Hanawa’s home had six friends come from different countries, under the request of the students, these foreign friends admitted Chibi Maruko and other students’ home. Andrea from Italy, who lived in Maruko’s home. Although they get along with a variety of cultures and backgrounds, they gradually became friends. Maruko and Andrea have developed a romantic love story.


 5 WEEDS ON FIRE
  Can : Dim Ng Bo
  Lit : Point Five Step
    d. Chan Chi Fat
    Lam Yiu Sing, Liu Kai Chi, Wu Tsz Tung, Hedwig Tam Sin Yin
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 95 mins.
  Opening March 26 2016 at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
  Opening August 25 2016
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/jl715Our5Jg

[ HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ]
    Inspired by the true story of Hong Kong’s first teenage baseball team, director Chan Chi-fat’s Weeds on Fire proves a surprisingly relevant youth sports drama. In the 1980s, two childhood friends join the Shatin Martins, a Band 3 school baseball team managed by the school principal (Liu Kai-chi). From these humble beginnings, the boys experience camaraderie, fall in love and make fateful decisions that resonate throughout their lives amid a changing Hong Kong and its sporting world.

[ BROADWAY CIRCUIT ]
    In the year of 1984, the Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed, and the future of Hong Kong became unclear. In the stream of history, this story of a baseball team beneath the Lion Rock had gradually been forgotten. In that year, "Shatin Martins", the first Hong Kong youth baseball team, was formed. The 10 young players were living an uneasy and restless life as Hong Kong was being humiliated by one defeat after another and the fate of the “Shatin Martins” and their strong rival, the Japanese Buffaloes, hanged in the balance. However, the hardship only brought out their bravery to surmount themselves and overcome the struggles. Living in the golden age, these players ignited their glory with every game as they grew together with their city. Eventually, it all comes down to the final game facing their greatest rival yet...


 4 SUICIDE SQUAD
    d. David Ayers
    Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis,
      Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach,
      Karen Fukuhara, Cara Delevingne


 3 SHIN GODZILLA
    d. Hidaki Anno
    Yutaka Takenouchi, Hiroki Hasegawa, Satomi Ishihara
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 120 mins.
  Opening August 25 2016
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/DgL8TV301dE

[ BROADWAY CIRCUIT ]
    Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.


 2 CALL OF HEROES
  Can : Ngai Sing
  Lit : Dangerous City
  AKA THE DEADLY RECLAIM
  AKA : Ngai Sing Chi Ba
  Lit : Dangerous City Assassinate Tyrant
    d. Benny Chan Muk Sing
    Sean Lau Ching Wan, Louis Koo Tin Lok,
      Eddie Peng Yu-Yan, Wu Jing, Liu Kai Chi,
      Yolanda Yuan Quan, Jiang Shuying, Liu Kai Chi,
      Philip Keung Ho Man, Berg Ng Ting Yip, Sammy Hung Tin Chiu,
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 119 mins.
  Opening August 18 2016
  Trailer: https://youtu.be/yVoTH1QstFM

[ THE FILM CATALOGUE ]
    During the warlords era after falling of Qing Dynasty in China, a village located in rural area called Pucheng fell into dangerous situation when its government allocated all its military force to the frontline, the cruel young general Cao from the enemy troops arrived the village and killed the innocent, the leader of self-defense team of the village was desperate to fight against Cao for justice and to protect their homeland...


 1 TRAIN TO BUSAN
  Can : Si Sat Lit Cheh
  Lit : Corpse Kill Express
    d. Yeoh Sang-Ho
    Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-Mi, Sohee
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 118 mins.
  Opening August 25 2016
  Trailer : https://youtu.be/2X0246N4UVI

[ BROADWAY CIRCUIT ]
    A mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency! As an unidentified virus sweeps the country, Korean government declares martial law. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival...453 km from Seoul to Busan.

    The struggle to survive by those who have others to protect! Get on board to stay alive! TRIAN TO BUSAN was selected for the Cannes Film Festival.

[2016.09.01] LOUISA MAK POUTS OVER BAD TAKES

Despite Louisa Mak's efforts she still has 12 bad takes
Dominic Ho and Louisa Mak
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Miss Hong Kong Louisa Mak Ming Sze two nights ago worked on Patrick Kong (Yip Lim Sum)'s new film SUT LUEN YUT with Dominic Ho Ho Man near Central's Man Mo Temple. Working together again after a television series, Louisa had plenty of expressions in her performance and had to deliver her lines while walking with Ho Ho Man. However because the director wanted to try a variety of gestures, they kept shooting repeatedly. Louisa pouted and started over again, finally after 12 takes the shoot was finally finished.

Louisa said that she gained a lot from her first film. As for the frequent bad takes, she said, "The director asked for many shots, I feel I still have a lot of room for improvement. (Did Ho Ho Man try to cheer you up?) He didn't just talk with me, he constantly tried to get other people to chat." Earlier they worked on the film with Nina Paw Hee Ching, Shek Sau and Snow Suen Wai Suet and posted photos online. Playing Paw Hee Ching's daughter, Suen Wai Suet praised her elder's great acting.

[2016.09.01] SHALLY DAVIES DOES NOT NEED HER ACTING ADVICE FROM HER DAUGHTER

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Peggy Davies 

All of Shally Davies' children are present except Cecilia Cheung
Yu Xiaonie
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Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi's mother Shally Davies two nights ago attended her film's premiere. Her children Peggy Davies (Dai Bik Chi), Ronnie Cheung Ho Lung, his wife and Parkman Cheung showed their support. When asked why Cheung Pak Chi did not appear, Pak Chi's mother said, "She has been busier later, I asked her to buy a ticket later." She said that when she first took the role she did not tell her children right away, because she wanted to surprise them. She hoped to have a chance to work with her children on a movie in the future.

[2016.09.01] CELIA KWOK'S BED SCENE ENDS UP ON THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

Celia Kwok and Carlos Chan
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Opening next Thursday in Hong Kong, the new film HAPPINESS (HUNG WON SI NGOR) had a fiery love scene that exceeded censorship limits. Newlywed Celia Kwok Wing Yi in the film had a daring bed scene with her on screen boyfriend Carlos Chan Ka Lok, as her final release before her wedding.

The Chan Ka Lok played "youth on the edge" had to live in a subdivided room in the film. Although he was very poor he still had Celia K. as his girlfriend. She even "delivered" to the tiny room to "battle" Chan Ka Lok. Actually director Andy Lo (Law Yiu Fai) has seen Chan Ka Lok in the AIDS prevention film FOR LOVE, WE CAN (OI, BUT LAN), in which he had a series of make up and bed scenes with another actor Neo Yau Hawk-Sau. Director Law felt that Chan Ka Lok was very daring and had no bottom line. At the same time HAPPINESS had a bed scene, so he asked him to give it a try. Chan Ka Lok joked, "After FOR LOVE, WE CAN, I really got an offer from a man!"

That fiery scene took place in an old Sham Shui Po building. Celia K. lay topless on top of Chan Ka Lok and got intimate for two full minutes. Although she was married, Celia K. did not feel that her husband would mind. "Marriage doesn't affect my on screen work. It's a part of life. Even when I will have a child in the future, I feel playing a wife or a mother role may be even more 'appropriate'." Unfortunately the audience would not be able to see this scene because the film received a category IIB rating. Due to censorship limits Law Yiu Fai could only remove this bed scene. He hoped to be able to include it in the video release.

[2016.09.01] FIONA SIT MEETS GIRLS BUT STAYS STRAIGHT

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Fiona Sit thinks lips are the sexiest part of a woman
"second generation stars" Denice Lam, Zaneta Cheng, Isabella Tong, Fabienne Kwan and Beatrice Ho
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Ankie Bielkel will soon wed
Ankie Lau has nothing but praise for her son in law to be
Rosemary
Fabienne Kwan is interested in on camera work but would not ask her father to make connections
Fiona Sit
Denice Lam, Zaneta Cheng
With a communication degree, Isabela Tong is interested in behind the scene work
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Fiona Sit Hoi Kei, Jessica C., Rosemary, Paisley Wu Pui Wai, Ankie Beilke and many "second generation stars" like Eddie Kwan Lai Kit's daughter Fabienne Kwan Fung Hing, Kent Tong Chun Yip's daughter Isabella Tong Oi Ka, Wilson Lam Chun Yin's daughter' Denice Lam Yuk Fui, and Lawrence Cheng Tan Shui's daughter Zaneta Cheng Yiu attended a l ipstick product line event last night. Fiona revealed that she just finished her film GIRLS 2 and would jump into her new record after returning to Hong Kong.

Fiona revealed that she worked on the film in Vietnam for several months and spent several thousands to keep from getting a tan. Her biggest gain was becoming good friends with her co-stars Janine Chang and Ivy Chen. They often wore couple hats, couple cups and had couple breakfast. However, Fiona stressed that she still liked girls and absolutely would not check her orientation.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

[2016.08.31] FOR THE WEEK STARTING AUGUST 27 2016

GLOBAL CHINESE MUSIC CHART
For the week starting August 27 2016


15 FORCE (POWER YOUR LIFE)
  Can : Yuen Lik (Power Your Life)
  Pakho Chau, Jason Chan Pak Yu, Ken Hung Cheuk Lap, Alfred Hui Ting Hung

14 HALF A GOODBYE
  Can : Boon Gui Joi Gein
  Stefanie Sun Yanzi

13 EDGE OF HEAVEN
  Can : Tin Tong Bin Yuen
  Kit Chan Kit Yi

12 SENSE OF EXISTENCE
  Can : Chuen Joi Gum
  Chris Lee Yuchun

11 FALL IN LOVE TOO SOON
  Can : Seung Oi Hung Jo
  Natasha Na Ying

10 SPOILED INNOCENCE
  Can : Tin Jun Yau Cheh
  Yoga Lin

 9 THIEF
  Can : Chak
  Penny Tai (Dai Pui Nei)

 8 RED ROSE WHITE ROSE
  Can : Hung Cheung Mei Bak Mui Gwai
  G.E.M.

 7 INFINITY AND BEYOND
  Can : Chiu Yuet Mo Han
  JJ Lin (Lam Chun Kit)

 6 ROMANTIC COMEDY
  Can : Oi Ching Siu Bun
  Phil Lam Yik Hong

 5 JUST RIGHT
  Can : Gong Gong Ho
  Jacky Xie (Sit Ji Him)

 4 FLOW
  Khalil Fong Datong featuring Wang Leehom

 3 HOW HAVE YOU BEEN?
  Can : Nei Ho But Nei
  Eric Chou (Chow Hing Jik)

 2 WHEN YOU ARE GONE
  Can : Yu Bor Dung Yeung
  Hebe Tien


 1 HERE, AFTER, US
  Can : Hau Loi Dik Ngor Moon
  Mayday

[2016.08.31] JUST FOR FUN: ALAN TAM, ERIC TSANG AND JACKIE CHAN REUNITE 30 YEARS LATER

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Alan Tam Wing Lun and Eric Tsang Chi Wai often saw each other, Chi Wai often saw Jackie Chan; but Alan, Jackie Chan and Chi Wai have not taken a photo together in 30 years. Alan posted a photo of them online to test everyone's memory on when they have worked together. They actually worked together on ARMOR OF GOD (LUNG HING FU DAI) 30 years ago. "The last time these three people were in the same photo was probably the 1986 when they made ARMOR OF GOD. Today I also realize that Jackie Chan and I both like to drive!"