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Can flowers be cursed? You bet just watch Curse of the Golden Flower Starring Chow Yun Fat (2006).

China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century.

On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor (Chow Yun Fat) returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai (Jay Chou). 489 more words

Movie Reviews

Film Review: 'Shanghai'

Perhaps the best that can be said for Mikael Hafstrom’s “Shanghai” is that in spite the five years it sat on the shelf before puttering into U.S. 649 more words


TIFF15: Johnnie To's 'Office' combines corporate intrigue with musical theatre

In Johnnie To’s new corporate musical, “Office,” Sylvia Chang (who wrote the screenplay) plays a no-nonsense top-level business executive, CEO Miss Chang. Dressed in blazers with sharp lines and sometimes pointy shoulders, or a bold, black sweater with striking sequins, the power suit is her armour she wears into battle. 748 more words

Film Reviews

Film Review: ‘Office’

With his flair for elaborate choreography and sinuous camerawork, it was only a matter of time before that Hong Kong genre mixmaster Johnnie To got around to directing a full-blown musical. 1,065 more words

Markets & Festivals

Shall We Talk: Coming Home and Office movie reviews

In an interesting coincidence, two famous Chinese-language film directors have films opening in the U.S. this weekend, but their respective movies might puzzle the casual viewer expecting a certain type of cinematic output from each director. 1,670 more words


Office (Johnnie To, 2015)

The world of Office, the latest from director Johnnie To, is a world without walls. Or, rather, a world where walls do nothing to differentiate space. 831 more words

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28th August 2015: 葉振棠 葉麗儀 - 笑傲江湖

Language – Cantonese

Translation – Swordsman

This song by Johnny Yip and Frances Yip was the theme song to the TV series ‘The Smiling, Proud Wanderer’.   21 more words