Thoughts on films “But Always” and “My Old Classmate”


My Old Classmate and But Always are both recent films following the nostalgic trend after the success of So Young and American Dreams in China, but did they succeed, or were they mere capitalistic ventures to ride on the commercial success of their predecessors? Warning: There might be spoilers.

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Trailer for But Always with Gao Yuanyuan and Nicholas Tse, hitting screens on September 4

This is the first time I’ve seen test tubes and a lab look so easy on the eyes.

I almost feel like there’s no need to watch the movie after seeing the trailer; it’s like a microfilm unto itself. Anyways, But Always 一生一世, featuring Nicholas Tse and Gao Yuanyuan, is hitting theaters on September 5th (synopsis here). Let’s use Gao Yuanyuan’s pretty test tubes to toast to a movie that’s hopefully as pretty as it looks…and doesn’t use a terminal disease as a gimmick. See trailer and more stills below.
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More prettiness from But Always with Gao Yuanyuan and Nicolas Tse

It’s hard to see in this still, but he’s bleeding around the head. Look below the cut to see suggestions as to why.

There’s been a steady of stream of eye candy released in promotion of Gao Yuanyuan and Nicholas Tse’s upcoming film, But Always 一生一世. Look below the cut, as Gao Yuanyuan’s character evolves from a white bloused student to a young lady, and Nicholas Tse’s character shows off his really toned abs ability to smile adorably in the rain. No trailer or music releases so far, but look forward to an excuse to post more stills when they do. (Edit: I lied. There is already a Hong Kong trailer).
Look below the cut to see more pictures.
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