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A Beautiful Life (不再讓你孤單)

June 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Don’t be fooled by the title of Shu Qi’s (舒淇) latest film “A Beautiful Life” (不再讓你孤單), a romantic tragicomedy that lures you into a false sense of security before pulling the chair from under you. What promises to be a light and airy romcom comes crashing down halfway in and a completely different […]

Super 8 (超級8)

June 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – “Super 8” is the rarest of things this time of year: a summer blockbuster that’s completely earnest and irony-free, not filled with cheeky pop-culture references or cheesy product placement. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

Kung Fu Panda 2 (功夫熊貓2)

May 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – The roly-poly Po is back in “Kung Fu Panda 2,” with high energy, some lovely visuals and peppy, playful voice work, as always, from star Jack Black. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

My Name Is Khan (我的名字叫可汗)

May 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Bollywood storytelling, in all of its butt-numbing glory, is much in evidence in “My Name is Khan,” an India-to-America odyssey with a “How Others See Us” message. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (神鬼奇航:幽靈海)

May 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – At two hours and 16 minutes, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” — the fourth film in the ridiculously successful Disney franchise — is the shortest in the series. But it still feels overlong and overstuffed; needlessly convoluted yet, at the same time, phoned-in. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

Sound of Noise (噪反城市)

May 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Swedish musical crime-comedy Sound of Noise (噪反城市) is a satire of the crime genre and the classical musical establishment about a group of musicians who terrorize the city of Malmandouml; with a series of musical crimes. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

The Other Woman (愛與親愛的)

May 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Playing the other woman in “The Other Woman” is an uncomfortable fit for Natalie Portman. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

A Chinese Ghost Story 2011 (倩女幽魂2011)

May 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – A remake of Tsui Hark’s (徐克) classic 1987 film starring the late Leslie Cheung (張國榮), “A Chinese Ghost Story 2011” (倩女幽魂) shifts the focus to a supporting character in an attempt to retell an oft-told tale. Alas, it was to no avail and despite the remake’s multi-million dollar budget, it’s still a poor […]

Young at Heart: Grandma Cheerleaders (青春啦啦隊)

May 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Golden Horse Award-winning director Yang Li-chou (楊力州) strikes the perfect balance between entertainment and education in his latest documentary, “Young at Heart: Grandma Cheerleaders” (青春啦啦隊), about a Kaohsiung-based cheerleading team with an average age of 70. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

Honey Pupu (消失打看)

May 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – “Honey Pupu” (消失打看) is a meditation on the transience of things and a girl’s search for her boyfriend who disappeared on New Year’s Eve without a trace. China Post Online – Taiwan Movies

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