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 in theaters versus streaming. Two of China’s top actresses picked very similar soft blue color dresses, with Fan Bing Bing in old school glamour with a chiffon and cape drafted confection and Michelle Yeoh going for a lace patterned strapless A-line dress. J-actor Kimura Takuya looked handsome as ever with a well fitted suit and a fun modern pompadour. A D-list internet star from China stole thunder with a dress made from the PRC flag that hopefully doesn’t land her in hot water back home but was a fashion miss other than being a talk piece. I liked Fan Bing Bing dress, color and how high couture it was, but wished it showed off more skin and looked less heavy. Continue reading

Snapshot of the Most Popular Japanese Actors of 2014 From Popular Year End Polls

The end of the year starts counting down now and with it comes the unending stream of polls, surveys, and lists. Which makes it a good time to check back in with Japan entertainment to see how the tastes have … Continue reading

A Look at the Leading Actors of Japanese Entertainment

A couple of months ago I did a write up on TW-actors and TW-actresses, which was relatively easy to do since there just aren’t that many of them occupying the perch as certifiable leads. The same isn’t true elsewhere, which … Continue reading