Chinese Oscars the 2018 Golden Horse Awards Gets Star-studded Attendance and Teary Best Film Win for Young Deceased Director

The last few years have been meh with the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language film equivalent of the Oscars, due to flagging star-studded movies and creativity that also connects with the mass public. This year the ceremony staged a revival with so many famous stars and directors in attendance I was having whiplash. Acclaimed veteran director Zhang Yimou finally won his first Best Director award for his artsy wuxia film Shadow, but the film lost out on Best Film to an art house 4-hour long movie An Elephant Still Standing which took home the highest honor of the night yet sadly the young novelist-turned-director Hu Bo committed suicide last October 2017 at the age of 29 after suffering from depression and getting into a disagreement with the movie’s producer. His mother accepted the award for him and tearfully got a hug from director Ang Lee. I felt this year’s Golden Horse returned to glamour and meaning and the star nominees and attendees included Gong Li, Andy Lau, Hu Ge, Carina Lau, Zhou Xun, Chang Chen, Deng Cao, Sun Li, Roy Qiu, and many more. The fashion was lovely or different with the most unique being teen winner of the Best New Actor award the ethnic minority Si Pagoyod wearing his tribal attire. Continue reading

Female Cast of Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace Stun in Epic Bazaar Qing Dynasty China Fashion Pictorial

For anyone who loves fashion and photography this is going to be an eye-popping treat. Famous Chinese photographer Yin Chao teamed up with Bazaar China and the strong and gorgeous female cast of upcoming period C-drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in … Continue reading

Wallace Huo and Zhou Xun Slip into Qing Dynasty Life in Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace

It’s a relief that A-list Chinese movie star Zhou Xun‘s big C-drama return with the mega budget Qing dynasty drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace found her a leading man in Wallace Huo who can fully bring the nuanced … Continue reading

First Drama Poster for Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace Showcase the Tender Love Between Wallace Huo and Zhou Xun

The first poster is out for star-studded period C-drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace (Chronicles of Ruyi) and it’s legit captivating. Leads Zhou Xun and Wallace Huo are just exquisite together, with Wallace selling the tender love and affection … 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

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