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

Wallace Huo and Ruby Lin Tie the Knot in Romantic Bali Destination Wedding

And they’re married! Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Huo, or as they are known widely in the Chinese entertainment world – Ruby Lin and Wallace Huo have tied the knot in Bali this weekend surrounded by family, friends, and a … Continue reading

Taiwan and Chinese Top Actresses Aging Beautifully with Success and Happiness Under their Belts

There are always going to be younger and fresher faces in the entertainment industry, not to mention how annoying it is for fans or media to obsesses on actresses aging and/or not getting married. I like to dedicate a post … Continue reading

The Assassin Leads the Big Win at the 52nd Annual Golden Horse Awards

The glitz and glamour of big film awards didn’t just descend in Seoul this weekend for the Grand Bell Awards, down South a few hours Taipei hosted the 52nd annual Golden Horse Awards, the most prestigious film awards in Chinese-language … Continue reading

Shu Qi Funny and Gorgeous for the C-version of My Best Friend’s Wedding with Male Lead Feng Shao Feng

I find the Chinese remake of 90’s Hollywood movie My Best Friend’s Wedding ridiculously well-cast even if two decades too late in terms of timing. The movie script for the original was terrible but the whole thing coasted on the mega-watt … Continue reading

Chinese and Korean Stars Descend on the 2015 Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing

There was plenty of glitter across both sides of the strait this past week – Taiwan held its highest television honors with the Golden Bell Awards while the popular Chinese and Korean stars alighted for the Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing. I … Continue reading

TVBS Magazine Releases Top-10 Most Powerful Star Ranking in Taiwan

Given that this is just the subjective assessment of one major Taiwanese entertainment publication TVBS Magazine, it’s still pretty darn accurate in my estimation. The power rankings are out for the top Taiwanese entertainers of 2013 with ten selected from … Continue reading