Wong Ka Kui(10 June 1962 – 30 June 1993) was a Hong Kong singer-songwriter. He was the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and the founder member of the Hong Kong rock bandBeyond.Wong Ka Kui won the Best…Continue
Editior’s note: I started with this idea several days ago when John and I were discussing something about Changchun and China. I felt it a helpful and practical idea to edit a weekly report on what’s going on in the City of Not-That-Spring and China. Each issue consisted of local news and the hottest key words searched by millions of Chinese on Baidu.com will be posted on every Friday night or Saturday morning.
Though I started with the idea of writing a recommendation on the 20 best Chinese movies in my own eyes, the article turns out to become an introduction to hundreds of thousands of Chinese people’s preference on a website named douban.com, the most popular IMDb-like website in simplified Chinese. With over half of my choices differing from the ones voted by populous douban.com users, I realized that personal choices vary, but mass appeal tells us some cultural, socialogic, aesthetic……Continue