Famed Director Park Chan Wook’s New Movie Decision to Leave with Park Hae Il and Tang Wei Receive Rapturous Standing Ovation at Cannes and Contender for Top Prize

Who says awarding winning top K-director Park Chan Wook can’t keep surprising this long into his exceptional career. His first movie in 6 years since The Handmaiden debuted at the Cannes Film Festival this week to thunderous reception, with a 5-minute long standing ovation by the audience after the screening of Decision to Leave. While this movie has thriller elements in that it’s a detective mystery, it’s also described as a romance, and definitely differs from Park Chan Wook’s most famous prior movies including Old Boy, Lady Vengeance, Thirst, and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance. Leads Park Hae Il and Tang Wei were in attendance with Park Chan Wook at Cannes and the three really lit up the red carpet coming in to remind the world that before K-dramas got majorly big in the last two years it was K-movies that garnered the first toehold into the Western media and audiences.

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C-stars Out En Masse in Beijing at 17th Annual China Film Huabiao Awards

The temperature majorly dipped in Beiji ng and despite the real and also politically frigid temperatures roaring through C-ent it appeared nearly all the stars were out to attend the 17th annual China Film Huaobiao Awards. The ladies walked the … Continue reading

Vogue China Features the Ten Top Chinese Female Stars for 10th Anniversary Edition

Those wondering who China’s top female entertainers are need look no further than the upcoming September issue of Vogue China celebrating its 10th anniversary edition. The ten ladies to grace the cover and pages of the Chinese edition of top … Continue reading

Acclaimed C-actor Chen Jian Bin Nets Triple Win at Star-studded 2014 Golden Horse Awards

The 51st Golden Horse Awards took place last night in Taipei to celebrate the best of film in Greater China for 2014. It was an unprecedented triple win for Chinese actor-director Chen Jian Bin (who walked the red carpet in … Continue reading

The Chinese-language Movie Contingent Beautifully Descends on the Busan Film Festival

It’s early October which means Busan International Film Festival time! There were sooooo many K-stars in attendance my eyes crossed trying to write up something about dresses and suits. How about highlighting the small but impressive Chinese-speaking contingent attending Busan … Continue reading

The Fashionable Stars Descend on the 2012 Busan International Film Festival

It’s fashion time, baby! Despite finding awards shows completely inaccurate in predicting quality, I enjoy it solely for the pretty. It’s a chance for stars to dress up and be unashamed of their extraordinary natural or enhanced prettiness and just … Continue reading