Zhou Xun

Chanel jacket is star of the show

The LBD, or little black dress, is not the only outfit that is small, black and universally flattering, according to Karl Lagerfeld.

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 12:00am

Painted Skin: The Resurrection

Starring: Vicky Zhao Wei, Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Mini Yang Mi Director: Wuershan Category: IIB (Putonghua)

Resurrection? Regression more like, as director Wuershan's attempt to outdo Gordon Chan Ka-seung's Painted Skin trips on the same missteps of many a slammed mainland blockbuster of years past.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Zhou Xun joins Tom Hanks for screen adaptation of best-selling novel

The award-winning mainland actress and Hong Kong resident Zhou Xun is finally taking it to the international stage.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Chen Kun reveals he's a father

Mainland actor Chen Kun left the Hundred Flowers Awards last week with the best actor award, having surprised everyone with the revelation that he was a father.

23 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Unreasonable expectations

Crippled by a haphazard narrative and glaring plot loopholes, The Equation of Love and Death is an insipid love drama that could not be saved even by the superb performance of its female lead.

24 May 2009 - 12:00am

The Equation of Love & Death

The Equation of Love & Death

Zhou Xun, Deng Chao, Zhang Hanyu, Wang Baoqiang, Wang Yanhui

Director: Cao Baoping

11 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Clutch the moment

Handbag trends this season are plentiful: oversized clutches, structured bags and exotic skins were

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Straight shooter

Susie Au Suet-yee made her first foray into film-making in 1991. And it was a successful one. To Hide and Seek, an independent movie, won an outstanding film award at that year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. It's taken 16 years for Au to follow it up. MingMing, which had its premiere at the Pusan International Film Festival last October, opens today in Hong Kong.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Yao head and shoulders above others on celebrity rich list

Houston Rockets basketball star and national hero Yao Ming has topped Forbes magazine's mainland celebrity rich list for the third successive year, earning an estimated 260 million yuan last year - about 50 per cent more than he earned in 2005.

6 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

No perhaps, for her love is simply love

A day after winning the Golden Bauhinia best actress award for her role in Perhaps Love, Zhou Xun (left) was all smiles at a warm-up news conference on Monday for The Banquet, a US$20 million (HK$115.6 million) epic loosely based on Shakespeare's Hamlet by director Feng Xiaogang.

16 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

In the Cannes

Were it not for a make-up artist and a hairstylist fussing over her, it would be easy to miss Zhou Xun. Dressed in a black tube top and black-and-white striped trousers, she looks tiny and she has a way

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Love on West Lake

A crowd favourite at The 29th Hong Kong International Film Festival, A West Lake Moment explores the fleeting nature of love.

Mainland actress Zhou Xun plays the owner of a teahouse at West Lake, one of China's top tourist attractions. She comes across a scriptwriter (Chen Kun) who is about to get married but has doubts about his relationship.

8 May 2005 - 12:00am

Fresh ground for leading actress in eccentric role

Even with a reputation as one of the four leading actresses in China, Zhou Xun discovers some roles can still be difficult to play.

For Zhou, that challenge came with Baober in Love, the opening movie of the 28th Hong Kong International Film Festival, which ends on April 21.

8 Apr 2004 - 12:00am