Shu Qi in Bold Red Shines at the Taipei Film Awards Along with Top Taiwanese Star Attendees

I didn’t think head to toe red could stand out on an actual red carpet but it helps that the backdrop is all blue for the 2017 Taipei Film Awards. Top actress Shu Qi stole the event in a fiery red-orange suited outfit with matching pumps, turning the dress requirement on its head as well as the fashion no no of being too matchy or too one color. That orange red color seems to be in or coming in now as Gwei Lun Mei wore gorgeous strappy gladiator heels in that color as did a few other attendees rock the shade in traditional dresses rather than the modern feminine suit as Shu Qi did. Chris Wu took home Best Actor for White Ant and Ivy Yin beat out Shu Qi and Tiffany Hsu for Best Actress for The Island of River Flow. Nice to see so many talented Taiwanese actors and actresses continue to develop their craft and get recognition at high levels. Continue reading

Asian Stars Attend 2017 Cannes Film Festival with C-actress Fang Bin Bing Serving in Jury

The Asian stars were not out in force at this year’s 2017 Cannes Film Festival, though Bong Joon Ho‘s new Netflix movie Okja got plenty of press in the current debate over what films are eligible based on being released … Continue reading

Star Duo Pictures from the 2017 Baeksang Arts Award Doubles the Cuteness

Couples were not the focal point of the 2017 Baeksangs, whether onscreen pairings or real life couples, the event was mostly devoid of shippable moments for fans. An exception was seeing the Moonlight Drawn by Clouds couple Park Bo Gum … Continue reading

Crystal Liu Leads Off Actress Contingent at Red Carpet at the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival

This past weekend was the kick off red carpet of the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival, only in its 7th year since starting in 2011 and with plenty of catch up needed to rival the biggest Asian film festival granddaddy … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

C-stars Out in Glamorous Force at the 2017 Chinese Drama Awards

It’s the annual Chinese Drama Awards in Beijing and this year’s gala including plenty of popular and familiar faces of C-ent. 2016 was a decent year for C-dramas though nothing hooked me quite like Nirvana in Fire did in 2015 … Continue reading