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The upcoming Hollywood adaptation of the popular comic book "Dragon Ball" released promotional posters featuring the lead actors on Wednesday.

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• Elaine Paige's Concert (12/14)
• Christmas Eve Concert (12/24)
• Lang Lang Recital (Jan 3)

'Man' Is Coming!
A star-studded cast including Kung Fu star Donnie Yen Chi-Tan attended the world premiere of the Hong Kong martial arts biopic 'Ip Man' in Beijing.
• Serious-minded Films Dominate Golden Globe Awards Nominations
Serious-minded films dominated nominations for the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced here Thursday in a Beverly Hills hotel by organizer the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
• 'Milk' Gets New York Film Critics' Vote
"Milk", director Gus Van Sant's portrait of gay activist Harvey Milk, was hailed by the New York Film Critics Circle as the best film of 2008 on Wednesday.
• Michael Jackson's Neverland Gates for Sale
The gates of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch and one of the white gloves first unveiled in his "Billie Jean" video are going up for auction in a sale organized by the King of Pop.
• Post 80s Bring New Life into Cross-Talk
Xiangsheng, or cross-talk, is a Chinese comedic art especially popular in Beijing and Tianjin. Cross-talk is attracting many young performers, born after the 1980s.
• Jakarta International Film Festival Closes
The 10th Jakarta International Film Festival (JiFFest), opening from Dec. 5 to 9, closed on Tuesday.
• Costumes Unveiled for Opera 'Red Cliff'
A new Peking opera show directed by Zhang Jigang, assistant director of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, will offer a panorama of the opera art's apparel, its costume designer says.
• Hollywood Actors Union to Mobilize Members before Strike Vote
Hollywood's major actors union will hold a town hall meeting Monday night to mobilize its members as the union prepares to seek a strike authorization vote.
• Opera Film Cleans up at Box Offices
Director Chen Kaige's latest film, "Forever Enthralled," has had a great opening weekend with a box office income exceeding 42 million yuan.
• Countdown to 2009
• Real-name system can effectively curb the high price tickets reselling
• US Retailers Feel Chirstmas Chill amid Unfavorable Weather
• Christmas drives Chinese People to Churches
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• John Woo to Present Oriental Titanic in "1949"
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• Chow Steps Down as Director of "Green Hornet"
• New Report on 'Comfort Women' Published
• 'Dragonball' Posters Published

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It's not only about carrying bags. It's also about opening doors, holding chairs, and a bunch of other behaviors that says "lady first". Should guys carry bags for girls? [China Drive]
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Movie "Forever Enthralled"
Director Chen Kaige has assembled a star-studded cast for a biopic of the late Peking opera master, Mei Lanfang.

Awards & Festivals
Peter Chan's "The Warlords" has claimed the best film prize at the 45th Taiwan Golden Horse Film Awards, seen as the Chinese-language Oscars.
• 'Man' Is Coming!
• 'Dragonball' Posters Published
• 'Milk' Gets New York Film Critics' Vote
• New Posthumous Award for Ledger's 'Knight' Role
• Jakarta International Film Festival Closes
• Hollywood Actors Union to Mobilize Members before Strike Vote
• "All About Women" Premieres in Hong Kong
• Opera Film Cleans up at Box Offices

• Lisa Ono to Present China Concert Tour
• Jolin Tsai Set to Sign With Warner Music
• Sex-Bomb Set to Explode
• Rapper and Rocker Team up for One-off Event
• Industry Outsider Penny Tai to Hold 1st Shanghai Gig
• Chinese Musicians Make Breakthroughs with Grammy Nods
• Lil Wayne and Coldplay Lead Grammy Field
• Coldplay: 'We'll Never Split up'
Literature & Arts
• Post 80s Bring New Life into Cross-Talk
• Costumes Unveiled for Opera 'Red Cliff'
• Witness of Life as A Legend's Son
• A Marriage of Music and Ideas
• Buying a Piece of History
• Demand from Potter Fans Prompted New Book: Rowling
• Traditional Porcelain Sheds New Glaze
• Chinese Kungfu Show to Hit Broadway

• Michael Jackson's Neverland Gates for Sale
• Cover Girl Vivian Chow
• Stefanie Sun in LV Spring Fashion
• Zhang Ziyi - Hot Now!
• HK Girl Wins 1st 'Miss Asia by Public Vote'
• Gillian Chung Revisits Quake-hit Area
• Actress Yu Nan Poses 'For Him'
• Bai Yansong Tops Public Satisfaction on Host Survey Ranking