Chow Yun Fat Profile
|Full Name:||Chow Yun Fat - Contact Chow Yun Fat|
|Birth Name:||Jau Yun Faat|
|Date of Birth:||May 18, 1955|
|Place of Birth:||Lamma Island, Hong Kong|
|Mother:||Chow Chan Li-Feng|
|Spouse:||Candice Yu (actress, 1983), Jasmine Chow (business manager, since 1986)|
|Education:||Attended Maoist school, Kowloon, Hong Kong|
|Claim to Fame:||As Master Li Mu Bai in movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)|
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THE BUSINESS TIMESChow Yun Fat GIFs a better tomorrow
THE BUSINESS TIMES
CHOW Yun Fat is a GIF. And that was not a typo. Though, no doubt, the Hong Kong actor is a remarkable gift to the Asian film industry (and for the purpose of this analysis, let's ignore Pirates of the Caribbean). But he has also been immortalised in a ...
NextSharkMeet the Hong Kong Superstar Breaking Asian Male Stereotypes in Hollywood
In the past, there have certainly been stars from Asia who've crossed over to Hollywood ? notably Jet Li, Chow Yun Fat, and Jackie Chan ? however, while they've starred as the lead role for most of their Western movies, they're still emasculated to a ...
The Mary SueI Need This Hong Kong Action-Style Squirrel Girl Movie Immediately
The Mary Sue
The news that Marvel's New Warriors television show will feature Doreen Green was something that set the internet abuzz with excitement and casting speculation. It'll likely be a while until we see Squirrel Girl on the screen though, so here's an ...
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Monkeys Fighting Robots (blog)Why 'Face/Off' is John Woo's Best American Gun Fu Film
Monkeys Fighting Robots (blog)
His creative peak was in the late 80s and 90s with his most successful films in A Better Tomorrow I and II, The Killer and Hard Boiled, all starred Chow-Yun Fat. After a 24-year run in Hong Kong and perfecting the genre what is known to be as Gun Fu, ...
NOW MagazineThe story behind Toronto's hidden vaults full of film paraphernalia
When NOW photographed items from the collection earlier this month, Geddes proved particularly fond of an Andy Lau action figure from Fulltime Killer, a collection of lobby cards from John Woo's Bullet In The Head and an iconic poster of Chow Yun-Fat ...
EJ InsightWhat should John Tsang consider for his next career?
After garnering such a wide range of support from all walks of life, Tsang is widely expected to continue his campaign in some form using his enormous political capital now that he is as popular as actor Chow Yun-fat with positive image. But what he ...
Hong Kong Chief Exec.-elect Carrie Lam says she had no knowledge of pro-democracy leader crackdown, reiterates ...
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- Romancing angels, vampires and zombies
The same year (1987) saw the release of Spiritual Love , another supernatural romance, which starred Chow Yun-fat and Cherie Cheung in the lead roles. The Korean film Ghost in Love , meanwhile, followed a jealous girlfriend who becomes a ghost and ...
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Crave Online'Free Fire' Review | They Shoot Everybody, Don't They?
And ever since John Woo threw Chow Yun-fat across the screen in slow-motion, both hands packing heat and firing rounds with suspicious accuracy, we also expect our shootouts to look really, really ?cool.? Ben Wheatley's Free Fire acknowledges the ...
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- 'Ambiguously Yours': How Hong Kong challenges gender norms through art
The exhibition also depicts male Cantonese superstars who are often considered the epitome of masculinity -- like Chow Yun-fat from "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and Andy Lau from "House of Flying Daggers" -- in a soft, tender, feminine and even ...
The GuardianMonday's best TV: Broadchurch, Panorama, Child of Our Time
In a mythic Chinese past, heroic warriors Chow Yun-Fat and Michelle Yeo fight to keep the Sword of Destiny out of evil hands. The special effects ? in a tavern brawl, a rooftop chase and an extraordinary treetop swordfight ? are mesmerising, but it's ...