a8327315a42a56944c299d0e257ecc7f.jpga8328595ff490661a2053a339f6e0415.jpgPang Ho Cheung, Miriam Yeung, Shawn Yue
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The film LOVE OFF THE CUFF (CHUN GIU GAU JI MING) yesterday held a Beijing press conference. Leads Shawn Yue Man Lok, Miriam Yueng Chin Wa and the director attended. The host tested their memory of the classic lines and scenes from the first two films. Chin Wa and Lok Jai performed LAN MONG CHUN GU in a mini karaoke room. Chin Wa even revealed, "Romance usually starts at the KTV. My husband and I also met at the KTV."

The host asked them whose song they would sing at karaoke? The director said, "When I was little and at school, I would sing Chin Wa's songs at KTV." The mischievous Lok Jai added, "Me too, what song did you sing? YOUNG GIRL'S PRAYER?" Chin Wa struck back. "Are you psychic? Singing my song when you were little." The two big kids cracked up. Later the host invited Chin Wa and Lok Jai to the mini K room on the stage to reprise their scene. Lok Jai only focused on joking around with the director, so Chin Wa could only drag him into room and said, "I sing, you dance!" Lok Jai danced as Chin Wa sang LAN MONG CHUN GIU. Later they even posed for a loving photo outside the K room.

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0323-00282-019b1.jpg?t=1490233240151Ai Wai and Rachel Lam get sick from working too hard
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Ai Wai and Rachel Lam Hei Tung yesterday promoted their film LA LOL (NGOR LO POR MEI GIT FUN) on the radio. The film will end its run soon. Lam Hei Tung joked that she neither dare nor want to ask about the box office. She revealed that because she was busy with the promotion she had a fever. Ai Wai said that earlier after working all night on Tai Mo Shan he fell sick as well. "I am older, this morning I went for acupuncture. Luckily it was no big deal."

In addition, Lam Hei Tung revealed that the new film will have a premiere in the U.S. "No date or release has been confirmed, but Hong Kong has an online platform that asked us if we would be interested in putting the movie online for people to watch. Actually it would another space to survive." Ai Wai admitted that his effort in promoting the film was a responsible performance to the investors.

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With over 30 films, Sammi Cheng Sau Man two nights ago received the 11th Asian Film Award excellence in Asian Cinema award. She said that after finding out that the event would present this award to her, she was not only grateful but also told herself to have the most humble heart in order to be able to carry the meaning and the weight behind this award. She also said that after calming down she no longer had the impulse to have a child immediately.

Sammi thanked each director who gave her a chance but felt that she was still far from excellent. She felt that veteran filmmakers who kept contributing to film were the real excellence in her heart. Sammi said that she really wanted to share the award with Johnnie To Kei Fung, Wai Ka Fai and Andy Lau Tak Wa. They were very important mentors on her film journey, permitting her to continue to dream with all the film workers in this "dream factory" of film and head toward her own dream.

Later Sammi admitted that the award was like a promise to the audience and to herself. Her range will have big breakthrough, so in the short run she would not work on romantic comedy. Sammi pointed out that in the next three films she would play interesting and a little ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Wednesday March 22, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Leon Lai (黎明) attended the press conference of Wine War (搶紅) movie directed by him for the first time in Beijing on 19 March. Asking about the reason for choosing gun theme movie, Leon said: "I am not a person who is good at filming love theme movie and I have better understanding in brotherly ties."

When Du Juan (杜鵑) was asked about her feelings working with Leon for the first time, she said: "Leon is a very strict, serious and domineering director. As an actor, he has many years of experience and he takes care of his junior well."

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
Translated by: tvfan @ Asian E-News Portal
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Wednesday March 22, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Aaron Kwok (郭富城) and Jimmy Lin (林志穎) become good friends after filming China reality show, Back to Youth (我們十七歲). Three days ago during press conference, Aaron hopes to compete with Jimmy in terms of car teams and when asked if he wished to compete with him based on one-to-one, he said: "In fact, my car racing skills is not as good as Jimmy and I will text him not to drive too fast at times."

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
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Andy Hui is willing to become "Guinea pig" when his wife, Sammi Cheng cooks for him

Wednesday March 22, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Andy Hui (許志安) films health supplements advertisement and expressed he had been eating healthily in private and his wife, Sammi Cheng (鄭秀文) had been cooking for him. He was willing to become a "Guinea Pig" and his most unforgettable experience was when Sammi cooked for him the first time as it was awful.

When mentioned about Sammi and he went for vacation to Japan earlier and he happened to get in the way of the camera when people were filming advertisement, Andy replied it was a coincidence: "In fact, I am very sensitive towards the camera but will put my guards down when travelling overseas."

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
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Gillian Chung becomes the third party between wealthy man's son and his girlfriend?

Wednesday March 22, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Mainland China media exposes Gillian Chung (鍾欣潼) watches wealthy man's son playing basketball at the court and both look at each other smiling sweetly. Hence, rumours of them dating begin to circulate. As the man's girlfriend attends an event on 21 March and when asked if they had broken-up, she said: "We are fine and thank you for your concern." The netizens point that Gillian becomes the "third party" but her fans continue to defend her and point the arrow at the man's girlfriend instead. Gillian is currently filming China show, Familiar Taste (熟悉的味道) and her manager, Mani Fok (霍汶希) clarifies they are friends and film reality show with her assistant at that time.

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
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THE 11TH ASIAN FILM AWARD NOMINATIONS
http://www.asianfilmawards.asia/

BEST FILM
I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY

BEST DIRECTOR
NA Hong-jin (THE WAILING)

BEST ACTOR
Tadanobu ASANO (HARMONIUM)

BEST ACTRESS
FAN Bingbing (I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
LAM Suet (TRIVISA)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
MOON So-ri (THE HANDMAIDEN)

BEST NEWCOMER
KIM Tae-ri (THE HANDMAIDEN)

BEST SCREENPLAY
Asghar FARHADI (THE SALESMAN)

BEST EDITING
Lee CHATAMETIKOOL, Natalie SOH (APPRENTICE)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
LUO Pan (I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY)

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC
MOWG (THE AGE OF SHADOWS)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
JO Sang-gyeong (THE HANDMAIDEN)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
RYU Seong-hee (THE HANDMAIDEN)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Tetsuo OHYA (SHIN GODZILLA)

BEST SOUND
FANG Tao, HAO Zhiyu (CROSSCURRENT)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Tsui Hark

EXCELLENCE IN ASIAN CINEMA AWARD
Sammi Cheng Sau Man

RISING STAR OF ASIA
Jelly Lin Yun

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Tuesday March 21, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Benny Chan (陳浩民) and his wife bring their 3 children to watch Beauty and the Beast (美女與野獸) movie on 19 March. When mentioned about the school requested the parents to boycott the gay relationship in the film, Benny replied he had no idea and said: "We have watch it and cannot see if there is any gay romance. I will not bring my children to watch it if aware of it and they sleep in the theatre when the filming is airing halfway anyway."

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
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Tuesday March 21, 2017 Hong Kong

 

 

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Aimee Chan (陳茵媺) has been taking care of her family since giving birth to 3 children and brings her children to see fishes in aquarium on 18 March. It is a tiring day for her and she is supposed to have a good night sleep but Aimee wakes up in the middle of the night, as her daughter, Camilla is feeling unwell. Nevertheless, Aimee expresses she has MaMa Power and she is indeed a good mother. When the netizens asked about resuming the filming, it is believed that it will take some time as Aimee is busy taking care of her family.

Source: Ming Pao (HK)
Translated by: tvfan @ Asian E-News Portal
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