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Final Teaser for C-Movie “Tiny Times”

I like this teaser better than the first one because it shows more plot and the relationships between characters are revealed. The vulnerable and strong side of friendships are shown between Yang Mi and Amber Kuo’s characters. And they finally show more of Rhydian Vaughan aka Feng Xiao Yue.  

“No one can stay forever young, but there’s always people who are living their youth” – Lin Xiao (Yang Mi)

Guo Jingming-directed Tiny Times has met with initially strong reception in China on June 27th, the movie premiere. 

According to Hollywood Reporter

Tiny Times broke the Chinese opening-day record for a solely 2D release by taking $11.2 million (69 million yuan) on Thursday…But the backlash has already begun for Tiny Times, with its staggering ticket sales running contrary to the mauling it received online – the film averaged ratings of 3.4 and 5.0 out of 10 on mtime.com and douban.com, two of China’s most-visited movie portals.

American Dreams in China – a rags-to-riches nostalgia story

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Three things I love already:

1) Deng Chao, Huang Xiaoming and Tong Dawei in one movie.

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2) The setting is the turn of the 1980s, so it plays upon nostalgia like movies You’re The Apple of My Eye and Zhao Wei’s debut film So Young. We get to see Dawei walk around campus in hippie hair and everyone riding bicycles.

3) All things entrepreneurship. How people can made a huge difference. I’ve always had lot of respect and fascination for the entrepreneurs.

Teaser and more pictures below

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First Teaser Out for TINY TIMES MOVIE! 小时代电影2013

I wanted to get this up right after I saw the trailer…

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In the first scene with our four leads getting ready to perform behind the curtain on a stage almost resembles a certain Jingle Bells dancing scene from Mean Girls… probably not intentional, but just sayin’…

Two things I take from this: lavish, very very grand (just like readers of the novel said it should be – designer bags, fancy clothing, mansions – those kinds of superfical things and yet totally nice to look at) and obvi, lots of pretty! There’s really not a lot of story revealed from the looks of the first trailer, but so far so good. And I like the first person narration thing going on throughout the teaser.

Li Bing Bing’s Secrets to Youthful Face At 40: Face Masks, Ice Water, and Yoga

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Born in 1973, Li Bing Bing, one of China’s most successful A-list actresses has turned 40 this Feburary. This is the age where women are freaking out about their skin and getting wrinkles. Despite the age, Bing Bing appears to defy the laws of nature by showcasing her gorgeous face with no signs aging at promotional and fashion events.

In a scene of American film “Snowflower and the Secret Fan”, actress Li Bing Bing had to become a highschool student along with 1981-born korean costar Jeon Ji Hyun. It is difficult to tell Li’s true age with her radiant, youthful face and beautiful smile that is comparable to Jeon.

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Introducing the Characters of Guo Jingming’s Tiny Times movie adaptation

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Despite what I said earlier about my hesitation for the chemistry of Yang Mi and Ke Zhen Dong in upcoming Chinese movie Tiny Times 1.0 (小时代), I am more than excited now that the entire cast is revealed, and the fact that first press for Guo Jing Ming’s movie was misleading after all, no Yang Mi and Ke don’t play lovers. This ensemble cast is the most beautiful I’ve laid eyes on in Chinese entertainment thus far. That’s saying a lot. You just need to know that it’s a lot of pretty. Below the cut are character stills (yay! we finally figure out who our main leads are for Tiny Times!). Oh my. Feng Xiao Yue is my new obsession thanks to this movie.Those sexy half-Asian chiseled model types who have the ability for explosive chemistry with a rock aren’t exactly bad for our eyeballs. .

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Feng Xiao Yue (aka Rhydian Vaughan) looking dapper next to Yang Mi

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The girls having fun posing next to famed author, Guo Jing Ming

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“Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” is Part Wuxia, Part Eyecandy, Part Epicness

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Why don’t you see Jet Li? Because Chen Kun’s evil enunch is too badass

Jet Li, Chen Kun, and Zhou Xun light up the screens in 2011 Chinese wuxia film, Flying Swords at Dragon Gate (龙门飞甲). Don’t let the long translated name put you off. Get this, the person who shone the most in this movie ain’t Jet Li. Granted, Li is the resident martial artist hero in most Hollywood and Hong Kong films other than Jackie Chan. However, co-star Chen Kun’s magnetic presence as the powerful enunch really brought it home for me. The cinematography was breathtaking; vividly portrays the majestic expansion of Read More…