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Remembering Leslie Cheung 張國榮

Hard to believe it's been seven years since Leslie Cheung 張國榮 has been gone.

Posted: April 1, 2010

Fang Yin 方盈 (1946-2010)

Another Shaw legend has left us. Actress Fang Yin [方盈] died on January 13th of cancer at age 63. Fang (aka Fong Yin) starred in many Shaw Brothers dramas and musicals in the 1960's, and later became a successful art director and costume designer, with credits ranging from "Flowers of Shanghai" to "Naked Killer". More photos to come of this beautiful lady on HONG KONG Movie World.

Posted: January 17, 2010

Chen Hung Lieh 陳鴻烈 (1943-2009)

Veteran actor Chen Hung Lieh [陳鴻烈] passed away yesterday after a sudden heart attack on the set of a TVB series. A Shaw Brothers contract performer, Chen played many main villain roles in films such as Come Drink With Me and Jackie Chan's starring debut, Not Scared To Die. He also directed several films, notably the kung fu comedy classic Bone Crushing Kid.
Click here for his photo gallery.

Posted: November 25, 2009

John Woo interview on Red Cliff

John Woo's epic Red Cliff, the biggest Chinese movie in history, is coming to US theatres this month. Check out a clip above, and read today's New York Daily News interview with Woo about the film (HONG KONG Movie World is also quoted).

Posted: November 17, 2009