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Chinese melodrama "Mystery" and veteran Filipino performers Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia were honored with the top prizes at the Asian Film Awards.
Hong Kong's Ann Hui has won the best director award for her movie "A Simple Life" at Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival.
Chinese movie stars gathered Wednesday to launch a blockbuster movie celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party.
"Lust, Caution" star Tang Wei's role in a Chinese propaganda blockbuster as the first love of Communist China's founding father, Mao Zedong, has reportedly been dropped, raising the prospect that the actress is still suffering backlash after playing a traitor in the 2007 World War II-era spy thriller.
Hong Kong's annual film awards on Sunday honored a sentimental favorite with its top prize _ a quirky, low-budget action comedy about a kung fu master who briefly wakes up from a 30-year-old coma to train two aging students and two newcomers.
Jackie Chan, Andy Lau and a host of Asian performing artists staged a three-hour charity concert in Hong Kong on Friday to raise funds for victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami.
Hong Kong has produced Chinese cinema's biggest names, but for this former British colony's actors and directors, the future now lies in the thriving mainland market.
Hong Kong has produced Chinese cinema's biggest names, but for the former British colony's actors and directors, the future now lies in the thriving mainland market. One of the territory's biggest stars, Andy Lau, is no exception.
Hong Kong's action film master Tsui Hark returns to the big screen with "Detective Dee and the Mystery of Phantom Flame", a new cloak-and-dagger martial arts blockbuster set in the Tang dynasty.
A-List filmmaker John Woo is the first celebrity to join the cast of the second major film in the leading Chinese state film studio's campaign to reform the propaganda genre with a heavy dose of star power.
Gong Li and Andy Lau will star in a Chinese-language remake of the hit Hollywood romantic comedy "What Women Want."
Asked backstage why films from the greater China region did not fare well this year, Lau said his own theory was that it was just a cycle.
"I like films or performances that moved me," he said about how he decided his votes.