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Michelle Yeoh

Live from the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Sunday, June 30

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

People occasionally ask me how I choose the films I see at a film festival. There's a long, complicated answer to that but let's go with a short one: Sometimes the films pick me.

'Crouching Tiger' Star Interested In Sequel

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment

HONG KONG — Michelle Yeoh is happy to be honored with the "Excellence in Asian Cinema Award" but says she hopes there's no hidden message. She ...

Bones' Tamara Taylor Has Overcome Shyness and Orthodontia to Conquer Hollywood

Tamar Abrams | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Show business was an odd career aspiration given that little Tamara was, by her own admission, really shy. "I was an only child and my mom threw me into some modeling classes to get me out of my shell," she says.

Movie Review: The Lady

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thanks to a marvelously full-bodied performance by Michelle Yeoh and a complementary one by David Thewlis, The Lady overcomes its own obstacles -- principally ones of pacing -- to present a moving portrait of courage, resilience and conviction.

Movie Gets Big Praise From Clinton

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- French director Luc Besson's biopic of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won an unusual endorsement. Hillary Rodham Clinton...

The Lady She's a Goddess: A Talk With Luc Besson and Michelle Yeoh

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

This month, an exceptional film about Suu Kyi and her struggles, directed by Luc Besson and titled The Lady comes to U.S. screens. It is a film that reminded me why I love cinema.

The Cinema of Liberty: The Top 10 Pro-Freedom Films of 2011

Govindini Murty | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Govindini Murty

It is greatly worthwhile to celebrate the notable movies of 2011 that took the risk of advocating for democratic freedom, the political principle that makes so much film artistry possible.

Women in Power: The Iron Lady and The Lady

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Just as this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners -- three women -- were announced, this film season features two films that focus on women rulers: one, Margaret Thatcher, a hawk; the other, Aung San Suu Kyi, a dove who is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Bond Girl Deported From Burma Over Iconic Role

www.moviefone.com | Posted 09.08.2011 | Home

Actress Michelle Yeoh -- best known for her roles in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies' and 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' -- has been deport...

Yeoh Reacts To Deportation From Myanmar

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

HONG KONG — Former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh, who plays Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in an upcoming biopic, says she is "saddened...

Actress Plays Dissident, Gets Deported From Myanmar

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

YANGON, Myanmar -- The military-backed government of Myanmar has deported Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh, who stars as pro-democracy leader Aung San ...

Crooked Cannes: Celebs And Their Asymmetrical Necklines (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In addition to many other red carpet trends, including bare backs, asymmetrical necklines were everywhere in Cannes. The festival ended Sunday after ...