Posts Tagged ‘china’

  • A Game of Shark and Minnow – Immersive Long Form Journalism

    November 4, 2013 • Storytelling, TechComments Off on A Game of Shark and Minnow – Immersive Long Form Journalism

    StoryCode News: The New York Times continues to keep exploring long-form immersive storytelling with its latest offering, “A Game of Shark and Minnow“. The story focuses on a long-disputed region in the South China Sea and features the parallax

  • A Simple Life (2011) Trailer

    November 3, 2013 • Film, TrailersComments Off on A Simple Life (2011) Trailer

    A Simple Life (Chinese: 桃姐; Mandarin Pinyin: Táo Jiě), also known as Sister Peach, is a Hong Kong drama film directed by Ann Hui and starring Andy Lau and Deanie Ip. Ip, in the titled role as Sister Peach, won the Best Actress Award at the 68th Venice

  • Takeshi Kaneshiro

    August 24, 2012 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Takeshi Kaneshiro

    Born in October 1973 in Taiwan to a Taiwanese mother and Japanese father, Takeshi (or Aniki as he’s known to friends) can speak fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Taiwanese and English. He is best known for his star turns in Wong Kar Wai films such

  • Sydney Film Festival 2007

    June 23, 2007 • Film, NewsComments Off on Sydney Film Festival 2007

    This week the Sydney Film Festival premiered a new Hong Kong film, Eye in the Sky, another cops and robbers movie that highlights the city’s steamy Blade Runner-esque backstreets. Australian News by Glenda Korporaal This week the Sydney Film Festival

  • Zhang Yimou Talks to CNN

    May 14, 2005 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Zhang Yimou Talks to CNN

    My guest this week is one of China’s most famous and influential film directors, Zhang Yimou — the man behind such visually opulent period films as Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern. by Lorraine Hahn LH: Lorraine Hahn ZY: Zhang Yimou LH:

  • Din Tai Fung Dumpling House

    May 2, 2005 • FoodComments Off on Din Tai Fung Dumpling House

    Address: 1108 South Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia Phone: 626-574-7068 Hours: T-Sun 11am-2pm/5pm-9pm Cuisine: Chinese Specialty: dumplings URL: Wallet dent: $

  • Chinese Opera Making A Comeback

    March 5, 2005 • Film, NewsComments Off on Chinese Opera Making A Comeback

    Mao banned traditional Chinese opera and put on propaganda musicals instead. Now, according to a new film, they’re making a comeback, reports Geoffrey Macnab. Guardian Unlimited Like almost every art form, traditional opera was banned during

  • Hero (2002)

    September 5, 2004 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Hero (2002)

    Director: Zhang Yimou Producer: William Kong, Zhang Yimou Writer: Wang Bin, Feng Li, Zhang Yimou Cinematographer: Christopher Doyle Fight Choreographer: Ching Siu Tung Cast: Jet Li, Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Donnie Yen, Zhang Ziyi Country: China