Sunday, December 30, 2012

Anita Mui Yim-Fong: et lux perpetua luceat ea

Anita Mui succumbed to cancer nine years ago today (or yesterday, depending on which side of the international date line you are) having made an impression on untold numbers of film and music fans, as well as her fellow artists, during her too short career.

People's Daily had the official English language version of her obituary and the web was full of remembrances of the effect she had on people. She was an astonishingly sexy performer--the camera loved her full lips, perfect for bright red lipstick, and her remarkable hooded eyes with their heavy lids and come hither look.

This fan site has pictures from her last concert.

There are a lot of images from her films and concerts (plus some from civilian life) on various tumblr pages such as this one. A quick search of will return scores of sites.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Karen Mok drinks whiskey with Jude Law

Diageo plc gave a party for the opening of "Johnnie Walker House Beijing", described as the world's largest embassy for luxury Scotch Whisky outside of Scotland. Who knew that distillers had their own embassies, just like sovereign nations? Karen Mok was there decked out in striking but turquoise and black:

She earned her money by holding up the product while looking great:

Chatting with Jude Law who looked as if may have had a few drinks before things started:

And had a big smile (even by Karen Mok smile terms) when the brand execs showed up:

Pace Wu was at the event as well, also dressed in green, and looking lovely which seems to the the case generally with her.

Sina; Yahoo China; Zimbio