C-actresses Walk the Red Carpet at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night

Monday night was the opening of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and I’m only posting pictures of the C-actresses in attendance. Disgraced from a tax evasion scandal but still hanging in there former top actress Fan Bing Bing, who used to always dazzle at Cannes, walked the carpet in a strapless gown with a half train made from a fabric painted of a tiger in a Chinese painting backdrop of mountains and trees. It’s creative but nowhere near her heyday years. Gong Li went for an all black mock neck ball gown, elegant but too dark and heavy. Jiang Meng Jie looked like a wannabee female flasher in her floor length double breasted coat over a bikini top column black down. I liked Guan Xiaotong‘s entire look the best thanks to the unique layered gown bottom but the top half was too short so it made her look uneven. Zhang Yu Qi splashed orange to break up the multi textured black down underneath but it didn’t look cohesive. All in all a disappointing turnout from the C-actress contingent.

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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 … Continue reading

Famous Stars Alongside Astonishingly Similar Filming Doubles

Wax figures at Madame Tussauds isn’t the only way for stars to have their own dopplegangers, ever since the advent of cinema there have been body and face doubles during filming. I’m not sure if there’s as lucrative a business … 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