Oscars 2013: gong xi Ang Lee!!!

Most of this year’s Oscar winners were expected but nothing could be more pleasing than Ang Lee’s win as best director, his second, for LIFE OF PI. Here is Ang Lee thanking the movie god: We know what we love about Ang Lee, one of the few Asians to really enjoy bona fide success in…

from Blue Gate Crossing to Golden Gate

Last night as I was monitoring the 2012 Golden Horse Awards, I was hoping that Gui Lun-mei will win best actress for GF*BF. I rather had a selfish reason for wishing so and that is because Chen Bolin won as best actor at the Golden Bell a month or so earlier. If she wins, it…

and the award goes to…

(this post is dedicated to mehmeh) So another award-giving season is over in Taiwan (though there is still the Golden Horse next month) and what of the results? I am happy that Bolin Chen won best actor. He deserves it. His role as Daren Ge in In Time With You was the more difficult one.…