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04-26-2013, 03:48 AM
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04-26-2013, 03:49 AM
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(04-26-2013 03:42 AM)EVILYOSHIDA Wrote:  
(04-26-2013 03:39 AM)Otsuka Wrote:  btw, the last HK flick I watched was Ip Man: Final Fight. No, this is not Donnie Yen's Ip Man 3D (which is in the works). It stars Anthony Wong, who usually plays the villain in triad movies. But he is a much better actor than Yen. Though the fights are not as good as Yen's, obviously, this one has a better story, and paints a better and more accurate picture of 50s and 60s Hong Kong.

I want to watch Grandmasters by Wong Kar wai. it looks very stylish.

it is another movie about Yip Man. huge yip man craze in that last few years.

I wanted to see this too, but it had appalling reviews here so wifey decided to wait for the rental. Go watch Final Fight.
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04-26-2013, 03:49 AM
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east asia is too rich now. Can't make good art with too much money.

Hong Kong had an awesome film culture from the 80's to the late 90's.

it's basically shit now.

Asian film has really dropped off the map.

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04-26-2013, 03:52 AM
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these songs have soul.

they can't do this anymore. people are too blase.

Jpop also has a lot of good ballads.

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04-26-2013, 03:55 AM
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this version is better:





canto version.

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04-26-2013, 03:56 AM
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These songs are making miss my girl harrrrrrrd. so emotoinal. i wish i'd bump these songs all day instead. it makes you more romantic and in love as a person. I think.


Who is the biggest star in Asia now? Still Jay Chou? Or Jacky Cheung?
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04-26-2013, 03:59 AM
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this is one of my favs. These songs are DEEP. it's fucking crazy and I generally don't like chinese music




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04-26-2013, 04:00 AM
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I can't stand Cantopop. But there are some good indie bands here. I've been to concerts where the opening act is a local band, and they ROCKED. But most likely will never get any recognition unless they sellout and go full on Cpop.
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04-26-2013, 04:01 AM
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(04-26-2013 03:56 AM)DONG JOHNSON Wrote:  These songs are making miss my girl harrrrrrrd. so emotoinal. i wish i'd bump these songs all day instead. it makes you more romantic and in love as a person. I think.


Who is the biggest star in Asia now? Still Jay Chou? Or Jacky Cheung?

Hmmm. PSY?

haha. He's popular all over Asia.

Among Chinese singers, yeah probably still Jay Chou. But they are losing out to Kpop BADLY.

Jay Chou is more original than any Kpop. It's not my style, but I appreciate his originality.

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04-26-2013, 04:03 AM
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this is the full version. theme for Farewell My Concubine. Poverty can create beauty! China is culturally bankrupt now with all this wealth. cultural desert. it's sad.




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04-26-2013, 04:05 AM
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another good film. Phantom Lover. very underrated. This movie transports you to a diff. universe. it's very trippy.




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04-26-2013, 04:07 AM
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(04-26-2013 04:03 AM)EVILYOSHIDA Wrote:  this is the full version. theme for Farewell My Concubine. Poverty can create beauty! China is culturally bankrupt now with all this wealth. cultural desert. it's sad.




yup it makes me almost sick to watch shit like this. they are trying to compete with the arab princes on money wasting douchebaggery. i love how in China when they negotiate on a plane they say shit like "it's not expensive. not expensive." lol



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04-26-2013, 04:10 AM
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It looks like they changed Tang Hui to Sports Car club. I've been there.

Chaoyang clubbing area.

these kids are called "2G" 2nd generation wealth.

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04-26-2013, 04:13 AM
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all of this shit happened in 10 years.

it's fucking amazing.

it's amazing in a way, but also sad in a way.

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04-26-2013, 04:17 AM
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yeah you think there's a big real estate bubble in China ?



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