Category Archives: Movies

“十年修得王小贱,百年修得柯景腾,千年修得李大仁” The Men We Love

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Painted Skin:The Resurrection (画皮2) – 2012

I realize that I should probably review Painted Skin before I talk about Painted Skin II, but I just can’t be bothered to write about the first one when the second one appeals to me more. I actually watched the … Continue reading

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Flowers of War (金陵十三钗) -2011

  The year is 1937. A group of school girls run through the smoke-filled streets. They scream, as shots fill the air. Heavy footsteps grow louder, and the girls scatter frantically. One of the girls tries to hide inside a … Continue reading

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Love You You (夏日乐悠悠) -2011

Wow, I did not know this film was directed by Jingle Ma. That man covers a lot of genres. I’ll need to remind myself to write down my thoughts on Mulan (2009). Hm. This was a pretty generic romantic comedy…heartwarming, … Continue reading

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Love on Credit (幸福额度) -2011

Li Xiaohong and Mo Xiaoqing are gorgeous twins, both played by model/actress Lin Zhi-Ling. Their parents divorced when they were young, hence the different surnames. Since it’s assumed that the audience can’t ever tell twins apart unless there are some … Continue reading

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To Live (活着) -1994

To Live is a 1994 Chinese film directed by Zhang Yimou, starring Ge You (If You Are the One) and Gong Li (Memoirs of a Geisha), and based on the novel of the same name written by Yu Hua.

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If You Are the One (非诚无扰) – 2008

If You Are the One (非诚无扰) is a 2008 Chinese romantic comedy film directed by Feng Xiaogang, starring Ge You and Shu Qi. The film was a huge success at the Chinese box office, prompting an sequel merely two years later. … Continue reading

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