Faye Performs at Famen Temple on May 8

sutra01aClick here for more May 8 photos from Famen Temple performance. Click here for opening article. Click here for the video and audio of faye’s performance. (Source ent.QQ and CFP 9 May 2009)

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Faye in the Lead – World’s Sexiest Vegetarian

According to Christopher Toh (Todayonline.com 8 May 2009), Faye Wong (王菲) is in the lead for the annual World’s Sexiest Vegetarian poll conducted by PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) Asia Pacific. Faye won the title in 2008! The poll ends on May 29, and the winner is decided via public vote. So cast your vote for Faye at the PETA site!
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Faye Wong to Sing ‘Heart Sutra’ on May 9

XKB.com reports that Faye Wong (王菲) will attend today’s Buddha’s finger bone relic ceremony at the Famen Temple, in Shaanxi Province, which is only three kilometers away from the resort where she’ll be staying. She arrived at the temple on the 7th. She is purportedly scheduled to sing “Heart Sutra.” The audio below is from the album Loving Kindness and Wisdom (EMI, 23 Nov 2001). Click here for photos from the performance. [Update 5.12.09:] Click here for the video and audio of Faye’s performance.

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Wubing: CKE – Criterion Collection

Article and photos from Wubing on 7 May 2009:

Yesterday while I was waiting for my friend in HMV Singapore, I came across this interesting Chungking Express DVD, known as the Criterion Collection. This new wide-screen format was believed to be release only in 2008. When I saw it, I was immediately drawn to the sideview of Faye. I feel that the concept is really good so I decided to take some photo secretly using my handphone for your website.

cke_cc3I also placed the normal edition beside the new version. As you can see, even the price is different. The new edition cost SG$88, while the normal edition is $16.95.

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The Disc Features:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Remastered Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack supervised by director Wong Kar-wai
  • Audio commentary by noted Asian cinema critic Tony Rayns
  • U.S. theatrical trailer
  • Episode excerpt from the BBC Television series Moving Pictures, featuring Wong and cinematographer Christopher Doyle
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Amy Taubin

For more infor – http://www.criterion.com/films/226