Wednesday, February 18, 2015

冲上云霄: Triumph into the skies Gala Premiere!

When i first saw the email invitation to the gala premiere of 冲上云霄 movie, i rsvp-ed almost instantaneously. It has been about 11 years since i first watched the first drama serial on TV and i totally love the show! Till today, i can still sing along to the official theme song - "岁月如歌" by Eason. Fast forward 11 years, and 2 drama series later, here comes the movie. For this gala premiere, not only i get to watch the movie before it's being screened in cinemas, i get to meet 2 of the cast - Julian Cheung (张智霖) better known as Chilam, and Charmaine Sheh (佘诗曼) in person! Super excited :D
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Gala Premiere tickets thanks to Clover Films and
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By the way, the gala premiere was held at Marina Bay Sands. At about 8pm, the 2 stars arrived at the red carpet and the next thing you know, all the camera phones and hands were in the air, everyone was trying to get a good shot of them, LOL There is always this unreal feeling when celebrities that you have always been seeing on screen are suddenly right in front of you in real life. The photo above is the clearest i could get with my iPhone. Lazy to bring out my cam :|
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Had a mini Q&A session with the host as well as photo taking with the audience :)
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We then proceeded to the MasterCard Theaters for the movie. When i first learnt that the screening will be at MBS, the first question i had in my head was, "MBS got cinema meh?" Apparently they converted one of their theater to a "cinema" to screen the movie. The theater is like 3 level high. Just before the movie commence, both Julian Cheung and Charmaine Sheh came out to talk slightly about their role in the movie and also to give their CNY greetings to everyone.
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In cinemas from 19 February onwards.

Overall i really liked this movie. It brought back the memories when i first started watching the series 11 years ago. There were familiar faces in the cast, especially Francis Ng, (吴镇宇) This movie typically revolves around 3 relationships and i love the cinematic used in this movie to portray the romance. Out of the 3 romance stories, i specially love the romance between Louis Koo (古天乐) and Charmaine Sheh (佘诗曼) because it felt real and you see how they managed to get back together eventually. (spoiler alert) However i wished the show was in Cantonese instead (mainly because i grew up watching the previous 2 series in Cantonese, LOL) Definitely a must watch is you are a fan of the series. 冲上云霄 opens in cinemas from 19 February onwards, be sure to catch the "flight"! :D

Happy CNY!