Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum reveals 23 hot new projects

Projects include new work from Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Barbara Wong Chun-chun. The 17th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum has unveiled the 23 projects in search of financing, co-production partners ...

Weekly Update for March 30: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Outside In”Films About Women Opening This Week Gemini “Gemini” A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke), and her Hollywood starlet boss ...

Weekly Update for March 9: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“A Wrinkle in Time”Films About Women Opening This Week A Wrinkle in Time — Directed by Ava DuVernay; Written by Jennifer Lee A reimagining of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel that takes Meg Murry ...

China Box Office: Matt Damon Strikes Back With Elysium

South African director Neil Blomkamp's Hollywood debut, Elysium, scores a solid RMB72 Million opening weekend, while Hong Kong's own Barbara Wong continues to enjoy cross-border success with romance, ...

Shanghai to kick off with Monsters University

Shanghai to kick off with Monsters University Guests will linclude Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford, Oliver Stone, Tom Hooper. The 16th Shanghai International Film Festival (Siff) is set to open tomorrow (June 15) with the Asian premiere of ...

The Allure of Tears (2011) Movie Review

Hong Kong film maker Barbara Wong, known for romantic comedies that tackle modern issues, such as the recent “The Perfect Marriage” and “The Break Up Club”, returns with something a little more bitter ...

Back in action: the fall and rise of Hong Kong film

Hong Kong's 'golden age' gave John Woo to the world – then collapsed in a heap of overproduced tosh. Now the nation is squaring up to its rivals once more In the mid-90s, the Hong Kong film industry ...

Break Up Club (2010) Movie Review

Barbara Wong, noted director of hip modern Hong Kong youth films returns with “Break Up Club”, teaming again with writer producer Lawrence Cheng, who she worked with back in 2003 on her first hit ...

Tiff 2010: Romance, heartbreak & new media. Trailer for Barbara Wong’s The Break Up Club

Ah, the internet. A thing to love, use and abuse. It also lends itself well to abusing others and Barbara Wong’s The Break Up Club fits into this latter category. The film stars up-and-coming Hk star ...

Tiff 2010: 104 films added to complete lineup

Wow, that's a lot of flicks. Everything from Peter Mullan's Neds to Benedek Fliegauf's Womb (that's right, it's a trailer!) to more Greek weirdness in Athena Tsangari's Attenberg. I wish I was going. ...

The Complete 2010 Toronto International Film Festival Line-up

Rachel Weisz in The Whistleblower The Toronto International Film Festival has added even more films to their line-up today as the complete line-up was announced, which ended up causing the festival's ...

Carancho, Bad Faith, 22Nd Of May And More Headline The Tiff 2010 Contemporary World Cinema Program!

The sophomore film from the director of Ex Drummer, Swedish thriller Bad Faith, Pablo Trapero's Carancho (my personal favorite film from Cannes 2010), Tsui Hark's Detective Dee, Tom Tykwer's Three and ...