Wednesday, November 25, 2015

[2015.11.26] FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 22 2015

For the week ending November 22 2015
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    d. Eli Roth
    Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas

  Can : Seung Sun
  Lit : Possessed
    d. Chan Pang Chun
    Kara Wai Ying Hung, Kenny Wong Tak Bun,
      Yanny Chan Wing Yan, Petrina Fung Bo Bo
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 86 mins.
  Opening November 19 2015

    Sharon is an outstanding psychiatrist, and has a daughter named Jenny.

    Her patients are mostly wealthy people and public figures. Sharon wants Jenny to meet a public figure named Mr. Lin. However, Jenny does not like Mr. Lin at all. Sharon forces Jenny to attend a banquet with Mr. Lin, but she doesn’t want to go out with Mr. Lin and has some unusual behaviours, she stands on a table and wets herself. It embarrasses Sharon and affects her clinic business as everybody knows she has a mentally ill daughter.

    Sharon does not think that her daughter is mentally ill. However, desperately, Sharon turns to an exorcist priest for help. The priest affirms that Jenny has been demon possessed. As a psychiatrist, Sharon never believes in any theories that are not scientifically proven. However, Jenny's condition is getting worse, Sharon is forced to choose between science and religious belief.

    d. Eli Roth
    Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns

    d. Steven Spielberg
    Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan

    d. Christopher Landon
    Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan

  Can : Ngor Dik Siu Nui Si Doi
  Lit : My Teenager Girl Era
    d. Chen Yu-Shan
    Vivian Sung, Dion Lee, Darren Wong
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 135 mins.
  Opening October 15 2015
  Trailer :

    We all had to live through and rise above the awkward years in high school, and regardless how long it may have been a distant past you wish to forget, there’s always a beautiful memory somewhere waiting to be awaken. A joyful moment that truly belongs to you. An ordinary and unnoticeable high-school girl, Truly, has a crush on the most popular guy in school. Taiyu, a ruffian and a bully, is in love with the campus belle. By a quirk of fate, Taiyu invited Truly to enter a pack for the losers in love, an “Association of the Dumped”. Their mission is to tear the golden couple apart and helped each other to get the ones they love. In the 90s when floppy discs is the most common way to transfer files, and Internet is connected through a dial-ups system. Truly met Taiyu. They missed, they confessed and they bid goodbye. Eighteen years later, when the trendiest things have become old memories, when Truly meets her ‘puppy love’ once again, will they be able to rekindle their friendship and relive again the good old times?

  Can : Na Yat Tin Ngor Moon Wui Fei
  Lit : When Can We Fly
  AKA : Cha Yut Dim Ngor Moon Wui Fei
  Lit : We Can Almost Fly
  AKA : Oi Dik Gung Yuen
  AKA : Root Of Love
    d. Adam Wong Sau Ping
    Miriam Yeung Chin Wa, Jan Lamb Hoi Fung,
      Gill Mohindepaul Singh (Kiu Bo Bo)
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 110 mins.
  Opening October 28 2015 at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
  Opening November 5 2015
  Trailer :

    Unfulfilled at work and dissatisfied with her marital life, a middle-aged woman attends a high school reunion and finds a floodgate of flashbacks of her salad days open before her mind’s eyes. She was inseparable with two boys 20 years ago but married one of them eventually. All the memories eventually zero in on one critical incident that changed her life and those of the boys forever.

  Can : Sup Yuet Chor Ng Dik Yuet Guong
  Lit : Moonlight of October 5th
    d. Patrick Kong (Yip Lim Sum)
    Julian Cheung Chi Lam, Charmaine Sheh Si Man, Nancy Sit Ka Yin,
      Kwok Fung, Steven Ma Chun Wai, Michael Tong Man Lung, Law Kar Ying
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 103 mins.
  Opening November 12 2015

    Since Kwan-Ho and Szeto Lai-Sun migrated to the US after marriage, Man-Cho, his business partner Wing and Wing’s daughter Tin-Tin decides to move back to Macau living with Aunty Q. While Kam-Sing comes to congratulate Aunty Q‘s marriage with her first love Mao, he is arrested on illegal casino operation and sentenced to seven years.

    Time flies by. Wing’s ex-wife suddenly turns up to claim Tin-Tin’s custody. Wing surrenders to her demand. Tin-Tin makes a promise to be Man-Cho’s wife in the future before leaving.

    One day, Man-Cho receives the news that Lai-Sun has died in a car accident, and soon a reticent Kwan-Ho returns to Macau solitarily.

    A few years later, when Kam-Sing is released, he decides to express his admiration for Kwan-Ho on his birthday, but Kwan-Ho turns him down. Kam-Sing has disappeared since then.

    Further years later, Tin-Tin is back and announces to be Man-Cho’s wife. Kwan-Ho feels heart aches and uneasy after hearing the news. At the same time, Kam-Sing also returns for real estate projects development as a senior executive of an MNC. While they are happy for the reunion, Man-Cho has been unexpectedly diagnosed that his throat cancer has spread to the brain, leaving him less than half year to live...

    d. Sam Mendes
    Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux

    d. Francis Lawrence
    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth


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Elaine Jin's goal is to be nominated for awards as long as she is acting
Patrick Tam, director Philip Yung, Aaron Kwok and Michael Ning
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Patrick Tam and Aaron Kwok (right) congratulate co-star Michael Ning (center)
Jessie Li
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The film PORT OF CALL (DAP HUET CHUM MUI) two nights ago held its premiere. Its actors Aaron Kwok Fu Sing, Michael Ning (Bak Ji), Elaine Jin (Kam Yin Ling), Jessie Li (Chun Xia) and Patrick Tam Yiu Man attended. Sing Sing although was unable to win his third Golden Horse Best Actor with the film, he still appeared to be in good spirits. The actors even congratulated the Golden Horse Best Supporting Actor Bak Ji.

Sing Sing has seen the film four times but two nights ago he still went. Speaking of his Golden Horse defeat, he said that he would not feel disappointed. When Feng Xiaogang was announced the winner, he looked like he was pouting. Sing Sing explained. "I wasn't pouting because of the result. Only the media used that captioned photo. I am fine." Because he has not seen Feng Xiaogang's award winning MR. SIX, he had no comment but he would respect the result and congratulate all winners. He continued, "Every award have both wins and losses. (You were the pre race favorite) It's normal, losing an award isn't important. Just don't lose self confidence. (Will you have Hong Kong Film Award expectations next year?) No, the most important to make good movies and be able to answer to the audience." As for his future jobs, Sing Sing will still mainly make movies. After COLD WAR 2 (HONG JIN 2) wraps , he will go to Beijing and Shanghai for another film. Then he will return to Hong Kong to promote his Lunar New Year film THE MONKEY KING 2 (SAI YAU GEI ji SUEN NG HONG SAM DA BAK GWUT JING).

Fellow Golden Horse nominee Kam Yin Ling also did not win. She said that she was not displeased. Speaking of her sex same friend So Sze Wong despite her illness still worked with a cane because she promised to take care of her for the rest of her life, Kam Yin Ling said, "Thank you everyone, Ah So is great, I am great too. The illness is very hard to treat. Now we are looking for Chinese medicine to ease her pain. (Are you moved?) Not much to be moved about." Mainland actress Chun Xia in the film had passionate sex scenes with Bak Ji. She said that before the shoot they communicated very well. Was full nudity her bottom line? She felt that an actor should not have any bottom line, one should weigh the options for oneself. As for Bak Ji's Golden Horse award, Chun Xia said that during the announcement she was so emotional she broke down because everyone was very excited. She was not upset about not winning the New Performer Award.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


For the week starting November 21 2015

  Can : Mei Loi Jau Ji Yin Joi
  MP, A-Shin

  Can : Ga Jong But Liu
  Derrick Hoh Wai Kin

  Can : Bit Shuet Moot Oi Gor
  William Wei (wai Lai On)

  Can : Yuen Fong Dik Hai Ji
  Han Hong

  Can : Yun Sun Ma Lai Chung
  Eason Chan Yik Shun

  MoMo Wu (Ng Mok Sau)

  Can : Mo Gei Yung Po


  Can : Siu Hung Won
  Hebe Tien

  Can : Nin Siu Si Noi
  Victor Wong (Bun Guoon)

  Reno Wang (Wong Jung Leung)

  Can : Yi Lui Dik Tung Lui
  Tanya Chua (Choi Kin Nga)

  Can : Shun Gan
  G.E.M. (Tang Chi Kei)

  Can : Dut But Doh
  Pakho Chau

  Can : Ha Yu Dik Yeh Man

Monday, November 23, 2015


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Sandra Ng attends with Peter Chan for courage
Jacky Cheung and Tony Leung Ka Fai work together on ASHES OF TIME and have remained friends

Louis Cheung and Kay Tse pout to impersonate Michael Ning
Louis Cheung and Michael Ning are Performing Art Academy classmates
Amber Kuo says making a ghost film is tough.  She retained water from working all night.
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Jacky Cheung claims that he has not charged Nick Cheung a cent for  guest starring
Amber Kuo and Louis Cheung are confident about the box office
Kelly Chen
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Nick Cheung Ka Fai's second film as a director, KEEPER OF DARKNESS (TOR DEI KUI MOR YUN) two nights ago held a premiere. Aside from Amber Kuo, Louis Cheung Kai Chung, Deep Ng Ho Hong, guest star Jacky Cheung Hok Yau also showed his support. Ka Fai's friends like Sandra Ng Kwan Yu, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Kelly Chen Wai Lam and Shawn Yue Man Lok did as well.

Ka Fai and the cast posed for a group photo with the guests, then thanked the investors. Suddenly music arose, Ah Chung started to dance and Ka Fai joined in. The entire cast followed.

Ka Fai said that he was not too anxious about the box office. The most important was viewer comments. He said that Karena Lam Ka Yun also guest starred. He was very happy to learn that she won the Golden Horse Best Actress award, but because they did not have any personal relationship he has not congratulated her yet. This time Hok Yau only guest starred, did he feel he had too little screen time? Ka Fai said that "Ah Gor" did not know what he made. In the end actually he only used two of the shots, but the viewers would definitely have a deep impression of Hok Yau. Did he plan to make a sequel? Ka Fai said that if the audience liked it he could, but he would return to acting first. In the short run he would not direct again.

When reporters told Hok Yau that in the end Ka Fai only used two of his shots, Hok Yau jokingly asked if it was like Wong Kar Wai's films like Tony Leung Chiu Wai in DAYS OF BEING WILD (AH FEI JING JUEN). He said, "That would be great, I have wanted that for a long time." Did he guest star this time to help Ka Fai? Hok Yau said that he only would work for an afternoon. If he still charged a salary, would he still be considered human? He was afraid that he would be embarrassed just from saying it. Speaking of Lam Ka Yun's Golden Horse Best Actress victory, Hok Yau humorously said that Ka Yun this time won without working with him. At first he thought that the last time she won because of him.

Would Leung Ka Fai "help" Ka Fai? He said that with friends it was not as simple as just lending a hand, he would help as much as he could; he said that earlier when he worked on Kwan Yu's film he only took a big lai see. Kwan Yu immediately clarified that she gave the money that she made to friends. She instead did not take a salary. She also revealed that next year she will make an inspirational comedy and will ask friends to help out again.

Kelly said that she was quite daring. When she was little she went to friends to the High Street haunted house for an adventure. Her son "Shrimp Dumpling Kid" inherited her "courageous" nature. Earlier when she took him to visit the set, he said two people with ghost make up and was not phased at all. He even said that they were eating with the wrong mouth.

In addition, Michael Ning (Bak Ji) won the Golden Horse Best Supporting Actor. His friend Ah Chung watched with his wife at home on television and broke down in tears. He was happier than when he won an award. Speaking of Bak Ji publicly thanking him, Ah Chung joked that he was his real other half. His wife sometimes would be jealous of him.


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Sophie Ngan
Yeung Yuk Mui
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Michael Tong Man Lung, Rose Chan Ka Wun, Yeung Yuk Mui, Belinda Hamnett (Hong Kwan Ting) and Alfred Cheung Kin Ting yesterday attended a film strategy press conference in Shenzhen. Julian Cheung Chi Lam earlier while promoting their film RETURN OF THE CUCKOO (SUP YUET CHOR NG DIK YUET GUONG) said that he wanted to match up Charmaine Sheh Si Man with Tong Man Lung. Tong Man Lung who was linked in rumors with Ah Sheh said, "Don't mess around! He is being unreasonable, he is married but he didn't consider other people's feelings."

Tong Man Lung reiterated that Ah Sheh was a good brother and a good friend. They were impossible. They were both single so why would they be impossible? He said, "We have already known each other for over a decade, no way. She already has many suitors. (Would it be awkward when you run into each other?) Why would good friends be awkward?" Speaking of being absent from the RETURN promotion earlier, Chilam said that he wanted Tong to celebrate a good box office performance by being in the buff. He said, "He's just talking. I told him to go to the moon, would he really be able to?" Would he tell Chilam to be naked? He said he would not.

Rose admitted that she really wanted to make a comedy or play some sassy or crazy characters with potential. Who would she like to work with? She said that since she was little she really liked Sammi Cheng Sau Man not only for her music but also her comedy. As for actors she would like to work with Chow Yun Fat. Yeung Yuk Mui attended as a producer and revealed that the film company will make four films in the first half of the year and expand to 8 to 10 for the year. The investment will be in several hundred million. She even revealed that a top Hollywood star was in negotiation, but she would not be able to make an announcement until the contract was signed and confirmed.

Sunday, November 22, 2015


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Karena Lam celebrates with potato chips
Feng Xiaogang is both happy and surprised to win Best Actor
Feng Xiaogang sings at the MR. SIX concert

Ha Ji-Won gets a photo with Ang Lee
Ang Lee, Jia Zhangke
Rainie Yang is very happy to receive praises from Eason Chan
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Hosts Lin Chiling and Mickey Huang
Lin Chiling tells Aaron Kwok to get married and Aaron Kwok nods
Huang Xiaoming posts photo with Best Actor Feng Xiaogang
Guan Hu puts Feng Xiaogang's award on the floor, which some online criticized him for being rude

Shu Qi encourages herself online
Sylvia Chang is not after awards and is even happy for Karena Lam
Michael Ning embraces Aaron Kwok
Ruby Lin and Alec Su 
Ang Lee already picked Karena Lam to win Best Actress from the trailer
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Ko Chen-Tung hesitates about attending the awards when no label is willing to loan him clothing
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Karena Lam Ka Yun with ZINNIA FLOWER (BAK YUT GO BIT) became a fresh out of the oven Golden Horse Best Actress. Two nights ago after the award ceremony she first attended the event's party with Ang Lee, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Sylvia Chang (Cheung Ngai Ga) and others then joined the team party.

Ka Yun said that she once auditioned for Ang Lee but in the end she was not chosen and she became very down. Speaking of Ang Lee praising her performance, she immediately smiled. She revealed that originally she asked director Lin Shu-Yu to let her keep the award in Taiwan, because she went from Taiwan to Hong Kong to work on movies and did not seem to have anything that remained in Taiwan. However, the director in the end told her to take the award back to Hong Kong because she would definitely regret it. She described this award as a great encouragement but she would not raise her salary, because running into a good script and a good character were actually very hard.

Ka Yun won Best New Performer and Best Supporting Actress with JULY RHAPSODY (NAM YUN SEI SUP). Now she has won Best Actress, which made her the first person in Golden Horse history to win all three awards. Ka Yun said that she was very grateful and she never thought about go onto the stage to accept an award. She and her husband talked over the phone, but both daughters were already asleep. She told her husband to buy potato chips to celebrate with upon her return, because for the evening gown she quit having salt for awhile. After the celebration, Ka Yun returned to the hotel and immediately received many bags of potato chips as congratulatory gifts. Currently performing a concert in Tianjin, Dior Cheng Yi Kin, Jordan Chan Siu Chun, Chin Kar Lok, Michael Tse Tin Wa, Jerry Lamb Hiu Fung, Lily Hong Chi Nei and Wilson Chin Kwok Wai sent videos to congratulate Ka Yun. Ekin even revealed that Ka Yun's nickname was "Fat Yun" as he praised how talented she was.

Aaron Kwok Fu Sing returned to Hong Kong at noon, he looked at his phone as he walked. Actually he was watching the coverage of a Grand Prix race. Was he disappointed about not winning Best Actor? He said, "Why would I be?" He was happy for all the winners and said that he has been both on the jury and nominee, he understood each award ceremony well. Would he set his sight on next year's Hong Kong Film Award? He answered that he would treat it normally and would continue to make good movies. Later he asked reporters not to keep him from watching the race, because of movies he had to stop racing for two years.

Best Supporting Actor Michael Ning (Bak Ji) yesterday also returned to Hong Kong and left the gate with his film PORT OF CALL (DAP HUET CHUM MUI)'s director Philip Yung Chi Kwong. Bak Ji admitted that he was still emotional and felt that the award was very heavy. He said that he read the reports and saw the photo of him kissing the award and felt very embarrassed. He did not know why he would jump up. Later he realized that many people asked him to. For now no director has asked him to make another film. Speaking of his co-star Jessie Li (Chun Xia) was moved to tears in the audience when he won, did they have a relationship over the production? He said that Elaine Jin (Kam Yin Ling) also cried. Actually the team was very close. Sing Sing took great care of them.