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

SETTV Holds Lunar New Year Party with Plenty of Star Power Attendance

It’s Lunar New Year on February 19th this year, much later than the usual early February or late January dates during most years. That’s because the Lunar calender only has 30 days in every month so after a few years … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Bring the Glamour for the 2014 SETTV Drama Awards

It’s a bit of a downer to feel so nonchalant about the Taiwan idol dramas of 2014. SETTV dumped a lot of drama hours but overall the buzz seems to have died down. Despite producing one of my all-time faves … Continue reading

SETTV Holds Thank You Banquet with Stars and Brand Sponsors in Attedance

Taiwan’s biggest producer of nicely packaged idol dramas SETTV held a thank you banquet at the Taipei Le Meredien over the weekend, the second successive big celebrity packed event at the fancy hotel after Mark Chao and Gao Yuan Yuan‘s … 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

Winners and Star-studded Red Carpet at the 50th Anniversary Golden Horse Awards in Taipei

Two major Asian film awards took place this weekend, there was the Blue Dragon Film Awards celebrating Korean cinema held in Seoul, and further South in Taipei the annual Golden Horse Film Awards feted the Chinese-language movies of 2013. It … Continue reading