Friday, May 29, 2015


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Coffee Lam says that if the film reaches HK$40 million at the box office she may consider teaching yoga naked
The cast surprises the audience with an appearance
Gregory Wong gives away film posters
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Artists Gregory Wong Chung Hiu two nights ago along with co-stars Justin Cheung Kin Sing, Coffee Lam Chin Yu and Deon Cheung Chung Chi attended their film IMPRISONED: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR RICH AND PRODIGAL (YUT YUK YUT SAI GAI)'s audience appreciation event in Mongkok. Their surprise appearance at the cinema immediately caused an uproar.

Speaking of the box office, Chung Hiu very confidently said, "The goal is to break HK$ 20 million. Because it is a normal Hong Kong film, its word of mouth and box office have been good. HK$ 20 million is an entrance, anything over would be bonus. (How would you repay the audience?) Earlier Cheung Kin Sing said that he would take off his clothes and show off his muscles. I will keep him company and go swimming together. If it will reach HK$ 40 million, we will go skinny dipping! (Would the actresses go?) Don't sacrifice others, they have to get married." Cheung Kin Sing also said that he definitely would "pay his bill".

However Cheung Kin Sing did not spare the only female attendee Coffee, asking her to join the "skinny dipping". Coffee said, "If you go skinny dipping, I will hold your clothes for you. I will teach yoga next door. Naked yoga is very popular overseas! (Will you teach?) Sure! I would consider it, next question!" Cheung Kin Sing even joked that internet users could vote to support Coffee to muster up the courage to get naked.

Cheung Kin Sing was very confident about the film box office, but he hoped that even more viewers would attend to show their support. "Because we really put an effort into making it, Hong Kong people really have to help and support the domestic stuff. If this film really is bad, I wouldn't promote like this. I wouldn't be in prison for 72 hours to ask you to go."

Thursday, May 28, 2015


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Coffee Lam praises Chiu Wing Ming's endurance
Coffee Lam leaves a kiss
Chiu Wing Ming performs the fire basin leaping ceremony
Chiu Wing Ming's twin brother picks him up upon his "release"
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Artist Coffee Lam Chin Yu yesterday picked up the final participant in the film IMPRISONED: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR RICH AND PRODIGAL (YUT YUK YUT SAI GAI)'s "mobile solitary confinement cell" promotion, the "14 slap HK man" Chiu Wing Ming. He not only performed a leap over the fire basin ceremony and washing with pomelo leaves, but also got an indirect kiss from Coffee! Coffee admired Chiu Wing Ming's endurance. She saw see the video of him being slapped, but she did not know that he and his girlfriend have already broken up. Coffee said, "He really loved his girlfriend. If a boyfriend can take 14 slaps from his girlfriend, he can be forgiven."

Speaking of similar situation, Coffee said that during struggle physical confrontation was inevitable. However she absolutely would not hit anyone. Later she even revealed that she had an odd habit. "I bite, I bit until he was bruised all over! I am very intense. Like when he picks me up from work, I would be so happy that I would bite! Now that I am not dating, I don't have that habit anymore."


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Artists Nina Paw Hee Ching, Kitson Shum Leung Kit and Sim C. yesterday attended their film SAND PEBBLES (DAI LONG TOH SA) press conference. Paw Hee Ching said that the film was a low budget domestic production, but the salary was decent. She even praised the new comers Shum Leung Kit, Sim C. and Choi Si Kei who played her grandchildren for their good character and willingness to learn. Speaking of attending former ATV worker's "A's Alumni Association", Paw Hee Ching said, "That day I asked everyone not to be upset, to look ahead. The end of ATV is a historical fact." She also said that with elders guiding former co-workers, she was not worried about her former colleagues' future. Only that artists had to wait for opportunities.


Amber Kuo and Louis Koo keep riding their bicycles after the shoot
Louis Koo and Amber Kuo have so fun on and off camera, no wonder they are linked in rumors
Louis Koo still studies the details of the film on his break
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Louis Koo Tin Lok and Taiwan star Amber Kuo earlier worked together on the romance PARIS HOLIDAY (BA LAI GA KEI) were "ordered" to be "romantic". The film was shot on location in Paris, France. The bicycle scene was even shot under the famous landmark bridge Passy. In the compelling scenery of Europe, they were not only extra involved in their romantic scene but after the shoot they kept riding their bicycles for fun.

Amber Kuo said that Passy was also where the Leonardo DiCaprio starred INCEPTION was shot. Thus she felt even more romantic. Was she worried that riding privately with Goo Jai would make their rumor even hotter? She said, "No, he is my mentor! He has taught me a lot about acting, I am very appreciative of him."


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The Shu Qi and Richie Jen (Yam Yin Chai) starred eloping romantic comedy ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (LOK PAU BA OI CHING) yesterday held a Beijing press conference. The GRANNY's PENGHU BAY music video and film footage were shown. Before the start of the event "fake Siu Chai" Lu Kung-Wei (Jiu Kong) performed HEART TOO SOFT and even want into the audience to shake hands with the "authentic" Siu Chai.

Then Shu Qi and Siu Chai appeared hand in hand. First time director and actor Siu Chai was asked why he made this romantic film. He said that he wanted to take everyone's eyes on vacation. LOK PAU meant "sneaking off". He hoped that everyone would bravely do so and bravely chase what they were after. In the film Shu Qi dumped someone tall, rich and handsome. She joked that she did not want to but the story called for it. Siu Chai took the chance to thank Shu Qi. He said that when she had a film that was postponed, he immediately grabbed her for this film. Shu Qi also was the one who told him the old captain story in ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE. In the film Siu Chai even sang a song with Shu Qi.

Shu Qi said that she tried to play a prank on Siu Chai on the set. She said, "Everyone said that he was no temper, so I want to see for myself. We deliberately had bad takes, which almost made him miss his flight. However he still didn't get mad." Siu Chai said that his weakness was "dark faced Shu Qi". Because the shoot location was a sunny beach, there was nowhere to hide. When a girl got a tan from the sun, how would he make up for that?

Shu Qi said that everyone in love would run into a bottleneck. Only after leaving for awhile would they finally the truth about love. Back then she in order to avoid her Taiwan boyfriend ran to Hong Kong to make movies. Did Siu Chai play matchmaker for Shu Qi? Shu Qi immediately gave him an angry stare, which made everyone laugh. Siu Chai replied in a hurry, "It was a misunderstanding, this film was only Jiu Kong, how could I push my sister into the fire?"

Did Shu Qi pay attention to the "little fresh meat" that appeared in the film industry in recent years? She thought for awhile and said, "Lately I noticed (Kris) Wu Yifan. He is decent. (Do you want to work with him?) I am almost retired, save him for the pretty girls."

As the event ended, everyone opened bottles of champagne to wish ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE soaring success at the box office.


Aaron Kwok, Vivien Leung
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The film PORT OF CALL (DAP HUET CHUM MUI)'s star Aaron Kwok Fu Sing would receive the New York Asian Film Festival Star Asia Award. Currently working on a film in Bangkok, he said, "I am very happy, but the award belongs to the entire team. I hope everyone would like the film, thinking about it after watching it." Playing a veteran cop in the film, Sing Sing did not forget to thank the costume director, costume designer, photographers and others for their effort.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

[2015.05.28] FOR THURSDAY, MAY 21 2015

For Thursday, May 21 2015
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  Can : Si Yuet Yun Chai
  Lit : Paper Moon Wife
    d. Daihachi Yoshida
    Rie Miyazawa, Sosuke Ikematsu, Yuko Oshima, Siichi Tanabe
  Rating : II(
  Length : 126 mins.
  Opening May 21 2015

  Rika, an ordinary housewife, works as a contract employee for a bank. She appears to want for nothing, but feels emptiness inside due to her husband's indifference to her. One day, she meets university student Kota and falls into an adulterous relationship with him...

  The more she spends with him, the more she is tempted to dip into her clients' money. Rika begins by borrowing a mere 10,000 yen, but gradually graduates to full-blown embezzlement as her predicament spirals out of her control... Based on a bestseller novel by Naoki Prize-winning author Mitsuyo Kakuta, PALE MOON has received over 30 film awards with a box office gross of 900,000,000 yen in Japan.

  Can : Gei Sun Sau Yuen Git Pin
    d. Takashi Yamazaki
    Shota Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Tadanobu Asano
  Rating : III
  Length : 118 mins.
  Opening May 7 2015

  Parasytes enter into human brains via ear canal and take control of their bodies. One of the parasytes tries to enter into teenager Shinichi Izumi's brain, but is blocked because of his headphones. Instead, it invades his right hand. Shinichi calls it Migi, which has now an eye and a mouth. Accepting the fact that one would die if another dies, they join forces against other parasites. Parasytes kill humans and humans kill Parasytes in return. It becomes all-out war. But nothing is black and white in this struggle. Which is it that ought to win? The planet needs to be preserved yet it is in our nature to protect our loved ones. Amidst this conflict of values, Shinichi and Migi have no choice but to hurl themselves into the fight against the ever more complex attack of the Parasytes.

  Can : Chet Doh
  Lit : Crimson Road
  AKA : Crimson Thieves
  AKA : Dai Hap Guk
  AKA : Grand Canyon
    d. Sunny Luk Kim Ching, Longman Leung Lok Man
    Jacky Cheung Hok Yau, Nick Cheung Ka Fai, Shawn Yue Man Lok,
      Janice Man Wing Shan, Chang Chen, Josephine Koo Mei Wa,
      Ji Jin-Hee, Choi Si-Won, Wang Xueqi, Feng Wenjuan,
      Yoon Jin-Yi, Tracy Chu Chin Suet
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 118 mins.
  Opening April 30 2015
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  Number one wanted criminal "Helios" and his assistant stole a number of uranium and plans to produce mass destructive weapons. They are planning to trade with a terrorist organization in Hong Kong. Chief Inspector Lee Yin Ming and Inspector Fan Ka Ming leads the Counter Terrorism Response Unit of the Hong Kong Police Force alongside with Chinese senior official Song An, Physics professor Siu Chi Yan and two South Korean weapon experts Choi Min Ho and Pok Yu Chit together to defuse a crisis sufficient to destroy the world.

  South Korea's most wanted criminal Red Bandit uses the uranium stolen from North Korea to make a mobile nuclear bomb, which is scheduled to change hands in Hong Kong in the next 6 hours.

    d. Lee Toland Krieger
    Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker

    d. Tadayoshi Yamamuro
    Japanese Animation
  Rating : IIA
  Length : 94 mins.
  Opening May 21 2015

  After peace returned to Earth following the battle with God of Destruction Beerus in the previous movie surviving remnants of Frieza's forces (Sorbet and Tagoma) approach the planet, seeking the Dragon Balls. Their objective is to revive Friezain order to bring his forces back to power. However, Emperor Pilaf and the rest of his gang encounter Tagoma and Sorbet, and they decide to help gather the Dragon Balls to help them revive Frieza.

  Can : Chuen Lik Kau Sat
  Lit : Full Force Kill
    d. Derek Kwok Chi Kin, Henri Wong Chi Hung
    Josie Ho Chiu Yi, Dior Cheng Yi Kin, Gardner Tse Kwan Ho,
      Ronald Cheng Chung Kei, Edmond Leung Hong Man, Wilfred Lau Ho Lung,
      Andrew Lam Man Chung, Susan Shaw Yam Yam, Wang Lin, Bao Chunlai
  Rating : IIB
  Length : 108 mins.
  Opening May 7 2015
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  Retired badminton player Ng Gau Sau runs into fellow badminton enthusiast and reformed robber Lau Tan. Lau's passion for badminton affects Ng, who becomes determined to compete in an amateur event. By accident she is qualified and by chance she meets Bao Chunlai and Wang Lin for a god class competition......

    d. George Miller
    Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult

    d. Joss Whedon
    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evan,
      Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson,
      Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen,
      Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie

 2 SPY
    d. Paul Feig
    Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, Jude Law

    d. Brad Bird
    George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy


Yue Fung and Johnny Ip have both close professional and personal relationship
Helen Ma worries that no one would take care of Johnny Ip
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Leung Jok Wa says his mother was a cancer fighter
Started in the film industry at age 15, Yue Fung was Shaw's youngest lead actress
Wu Ma, Yue Fung, Felix Wong
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Former Shaw star Yue Fung two nights ago passed away at the Queen Mary Hospital at the age of 64. Yue Fung once was married to Isabella Kau Hung Ping's current husband Leung Ting Cheung and had a son Leung Jok Wa. Her friend Susan Shaw Yam Yam confirmed the news. She said that Yue Feng two years ago stomach cancer, her work partner Johnny Ip Chun Tong hired a private nurse to take care of her. Sister Yam Yam said that earlier she visited Yue Fung. At the time she was already very thin and could not eat. Yue Fung once revealed that she did not want to die, but she knew that her condition was very severe. As for Brother Tong, she heard that he was calm. Brother Tong thanked friends in the media for their regards about Yue Fung's passing. At this time he was not in Hong Kong.

Yue Fung came from Taiwan and was Shaw's youngest lead actress at the time. She once participated in Lee Han-Hsiang directed erotic films and has worked with Jimmy Wang Yu. After she wed Leung Ting Cheung they immigrated to England and opened a restaurant.

Yue Fung's friend Helen Ma Hoi Lun yesterday said that the last time she saw her was two years ago. At the time they played mahjong together. Later Yue Fung went to Taiwan to treat her condition. After returning to Hong Kong they tried to get together for dinner but did. She continued, after learning about her hospitalization she wanted to visit but Brother Tong said that she did not want to see anyone.


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Best Actor Sean Lau Ching Wan yesterday with Tang Wei, Qin Hailu and Jing Boran attended the film A TALE OF THREE CITIES (SAM SING GEI)'s press conference in Beijing. First time collaborators Ching Wan and Tang Wei exchanged compliments. Tang Wei even described their collaboration as a dream com true. "As soon as I got the script I liked it very much. After the cameras rolled I never expected that (co-star) was Ching Wan, I was very happy." Ching Wan praised her acting as real and completely focused.


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Artists Gregory Wong Chung Hiu and Justin Cheung Kin Sing recently have been promoting their film IMPRISONED: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR RICH AND PRODIGAL (YUT YUK YUT SAI GAI), which held advanced screenings on Buddha's Birthday and received enthusiastic response. The film company two nights ago also treated viewers to free screenings of prison films with a marathon of IMPRISONED, PRISON ON FIRE and PRISON ON FIRE 2.


Julian Cheung's assistant had his Captain Cool suit, hat and shoes stolen

Charmaine Sheh wraps up RETURN OF THE CUCKOO production before her birthday.
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Julian Cheung
Anita Chui
Jacky Cai
Wilfred Lau
Derek Tsang
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Janet Ma with her daughters and husband Michael Wong
Candy Law and her son
Kam Kwok Leung and Paco Wong
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Yesterday Sun Entertainment executive Paco Wong, Julian Cheung Chi Lam, Andy Hui Chi On, Wilfred Lau Ho Lung and others attended the Galaxy Macau's opening ceremony. Paco was asked about his boss Chau Cheok Wa and Mandy Lieu's baby daughter rumors but he avoided the subject. He only said that he congratulated him on the great development of Suncity in Macau.

Chilam revealed that his film RETURN OF THE CUCKOO (SUP YUET CHOR NG DIK YUET GUONG) has already wrapped and is expected to be released in Autumn; he also revealed that his Captain Cool hat and shoes have been stolen and hoped that the thief would quickly return them to the police station. He said, "If money was stolen it would be reasonable." Chilam did not believe that a fan did not. The thief did not know the items belonged to him. He also believed that the cameras all around would have caught the act. As for Myolie Wu Hung Yi possibly joining Stephen Shiu Jr's company for HK$ 25 million, Chilam said that he has not heard. He would be happy if it was true and he would look forward to working with him.