Ziyi Zhang, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li and Ken Watanabe star in
Memoirs of a Geisha, directed by Rob Marshall, which opens in the U.S. on Dec. 9, 2005
Based on the novel by Arthur Golden, 'Memoirs of a Geisha' is a romantic epic set in Japan. In the years before WWII a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house. The girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri (Ziyi Zhang). Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret
love for the one man who is out of her reach (Ken Watanabe).
Directed by Rob Marshall ("Chicago"), produced by Steven Spielberg and featuring an international all-star cast including Michelle Yeoh ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"), Koji Yakusho ("Shall We Dance?"), Youki Kudoh ("Snow Falling on Cedars"), Gong Li ("Raise the Red Lantern"), Kaori Momoi, Tsai Chin, Cary Tagawa, Mako, Randall Duk Kim, Thomas Ikeda and Zoe Weizenbaum.
Memoirs of a Geisha is now playing in select cities and opens nationwide on Friday, December 23.
On Monday, November 14, 2011, the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Flagship store in New York unveiled the 2011 Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Christmas Windows.
This year, the windows were inspired by children’s drawings of “What is Christmas Made of?” and an illustration by Carl Wilson from 1941 that shows tiny illustrations and asks “What is Christmas Made of?” Lord & Taylor asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of. The mechanical holiday windows were inspired by their art and feature 125 of the original drawings.
The 2011 Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Christmas Windows unveiling was live streamed online and a video of highlights can be viewed atwww.lordandtaylor.com/christmas
The celebration began with performances by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City™ who were joined by Kathie Lee Gifford, co- host of the fourth hour of NBC’s Today Show for one number.
Prior to the unveiling, the Young People’s Chorus of NYC performed “What is Christmas Made Of” a holiday song composed exclusively for Lord & Taylor....
Trekkies and newbies - your wait is over!
The franchise boldly goes where no one has gone before - with a new movie starring Chris Pine as a young James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, and yes, John Cho as Sulu.
Check out the huge cast at the STAR TREK premiere in Hollywood, photographed by our very own Jenny Woo.
Trekkies and newbies - your wait is over!
Tonight the franchise boldly goes where no one has gone before - with a new movie starring Chris Pine as a young James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, and yes, John Cho as Sulu.
Click here to view our photo gallery of the huge cast at the STAR TREK premiere in Hollywood, photographed by our very own Jenny Woo.
Paul H. Juhn and James Saito co-star in the one act play "Drizzle" by Sung Rno presented as part of the Drama League's Directorfest 2005, the twenty-second annual presentation of one-act plays staged by The Drama League Fall Directing Fellows, Dec. 8-11, 2005 at the 45th Street Theatre, 354 W. 45th St. in New York.
Paul H. Juhn and James Saito co-star in the one act play "Drizzle" by Sung Rno presented as part of the Drama League's
Directorfest 2005, the twenty-second annual presentation of one-act plays staged by The Drama League Fall Directing Fellows, Dec. 8-11, 2005 at the 45th Street Theatre, 354 W. 45th St. in New York.
Based on a story by Hwang Sung Won,"Drizzle" directed by Abigail Marateck, is a mysterious, witty, and suspenseful play that tells the story of two men, colleagues in the same real estate firm, who after failing to close a deal, retire to a nearby coffee shop for a bit of a break. When the topic of conversation shifts to the Korean War, deadly secrets are revealed. One of the men has a sinister past, but both of their futures will never be the same again after this seemingly harmless coffee break.
Three other new plays Gary Sunshine's "Kahn and Kant", directed by Michael Goldfried; Elizabeth Meriwether's "The Sketch Comedian", directed by Alex Timbers and Michael John Garces' "Audio-video", directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel are in the evening's lineup.
In Gary Sunshine's "Kahn and Kant", Issac K. Kahn is a neurotic, gay 20-something intellectual...
The seventh annual Asian Pacific Filmmakers Reception at this year's Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals.
From left to right, bottom row: J.P. Chan, Director (BEIJING HAZE ); Yung Chang, Director (UP THE YANGTZE ); Tadashi Nakamura, Director (PILGRIMAGE ); middle row: Joanna Vasquez Arong, Director (NEO-LOUNGE ); Jennifer Phang, Director (HALF-LIFE ); Sonali Gulati, Director (24 FRAMES PER DAY ); Julia Kwan, Director (SMILE ); Gloria Kim, Director (ROCK GARDEN ); Chikae Honjo Yamada, Producer (PUUJEE ); back row: Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung, Director (BECAUSE WASHINGTON IS HOLLYWOOD FOR UGLY PEOPLE and GAS ZAPPERS ); actor Cheech Marin; Kenneth Bi, Director (THE DRUMMER ); and Geoffrey Quan, Producer (THE SECOND LINE ).
Over 500 Asian actors, actresses, agents and filmmakers attended the Michelob Ultra Asian Pacific Filmmakers Reception at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on January 20, 2008, including Yung Chang, Director, UP THE YANGTZE, Julia Kwan, Director, SMILE, Tadashi Nakamura, Director, PILGRIMAGE, and Jennifer Phang, Director, HALF-LIFE.
The Asian Pacific Filmmakers Reception at Sundance began in 2002 to acknowledge the strong presence of Asian filmmakers at the nation's top film festival. This year, more than 30 films from Asian American filmmakers and Asian international artists were presented at Sundance and Slamdance.
Below is the complete list of 2008 Sundance and Slamdance filmmakers invited to the seventh annual Asian Pacific Filmmakers...