Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre
News 1998 - 2000

Current News  

Dec. 27th, 2000 - new in Links: a Michelle interview from Fandom (thanks to Kityi)

Dec. 22th, 2000
Holiday Greetings!
- the site has been re-designed. enjoy the new biography (with some exclusive photos ) and Q&A sections
- updated Links

Dec. 21st, 2000
- CTHD was honoured as the best film by Toronto Film Critics (news,   winner list). Michelle was the runner up for the best actress
- CTHD is nominated as the best foreign language film for the 2001 Golden Globe Awards, which will be presented Jan. 21 (list of nominees)

Dec. 19th, 2000
- various reports say Michelle is now being courted for Matrix 2 and 3 (thanks to Tim for this link). will Michelle accept the offer?

Dec. 18th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was named the best film of the year 2000 last Saturday by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gained more than U.S. 1 million last weekend for its only 31 screens in New York and L.A, and ranked #13 at box office nationwide. It's going to come to more cities this coming Friday. Get in line early!

Dec. 13th, 2000
- new in Links: the article of Michelle in TimeOut magazine (thanks to Yvonne)
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon box office: though only having been released in 16 theaters in U.S. (NY) last weekend, the film made amazingly $686,657 in its opening and ranked #15 nationwide (while other movies are showing in thousands or at least hundreds of theaters). It ranked #8 in Canada box office for its only 9 screens. (Links: U.S.   Canada )

CTHD will start its limited release in L.A. this Friday (Yay I will be in the line early before the tickets are sold out!) and it will expand to other cities from Dec. 22. to next January. To check when it comes to your city, go to the CTHD official site.

Dec. 8th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon officially opens in U.S. today (New York only)
- updated CTHD page. the cast photos and my review are added. more pictures and the production facts will come later

Dec. 6th, 2000
- if you missed the Michelle interview on NPR Fresh Air yesterday, you may listen to it on Links page
- Michelle is on the cover of the current issue TimeOut New York magazine

Dec. 4th, 2000
- new title picture on the main page: CTHD is included
- more CTHD articles/reviews in Links
- a Chat Room for Michelle fans from MYOFC! (see the link at left)

Nov. 29th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon's U.S. release dates: December 8th, New York; December 15th, Los Angeles; December 22th, expands to 50 cities. hopefully it will get a wilder release after January 12th
- Sony seems pushing CTHD for Oscars: Sony Awards Screenings
- read the Quotes & Reviews on CTHD

Nov. 27th, 2000
- more CTHD articles/reviews in Links
- and more about Michelle and Oscars - see EW's Eyes on the Prize

Nov. 20th, 2000
- new in Links: Astyle's report on CTHD New York Film Festival Press Conference. also interviews with Ang Lee and Michelle. many video clips. a ASTYLE membership is required to read the complete interviews. you can register by clicking "MY ASTYLE" at the bottom of the page to get a free membership.
- CTHD sound track has been released in U.S.

Nov. 13th, 2000
- some CTHD related articles are added in Links   (thanks to Yvonne for some of the links)

Nov. 6th, 2000
- new in Links: the article on Michelle from Cinescape Nov. 2000

Nov. 1st, 2000
- Michelle is nominated as the best actress for the 37th Taiwan Golden Horse Award.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is nominated in 12 categories, including best picture, best director, best actress, best script, best cinematography, best action director, best original score, best editing, etc. Michelle and Zhang Ziyi are both nominated for the best actress. The awards will be given at Dec. 2nd.

Oct. 28th, 2000
- redid the images for Wing Chun (from DVD)

Oct. 9th, 2000
- Michelle - entering Oscars? read They're at the gate from New York Post
- new CTHD articles in Links. a great review from The New York Times
(thanks to Yvonne for the links)

Oct. 5th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will open in New York on Dec. 8, in L.A. the following week, then spread to 50 more cities on the Dec. 22. The film will not break nationally until Jan. 12, ...
(see the full article from NY Daily News Online. Oops, they messed up Michelle with Zhang Ziyi in that pic)

Sept. 18th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon won the People's Choice Award at the 25th Toronto International Film Festival! see Links

Sept. 15th, 2000
- updates: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page and Links page

Sept. 8th, 2000
- new Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon trailer!

Aug. 30th, 2000
- some new links are added at Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page

Aug. 19th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon song pages:
      "A Love Before Time" (English lyrics)
      "Moonlight Lover" (Chinese lyrics w/English translation)
the lyrics of the two versions are written by different writers and they are quite different.

if you've downloaded these two songs from this site before - you may download the new ones which are from the sound track and slightly differ in flavors from the old ones

Aug. 18th, 2000
- a few more pictures are added at Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page

Aug. 8th, 2000
in Theatre: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page updates -
- download the U.S. theatrical trailer
- new links to some Chinese websites on CTHD

- according to UpcomingMovies.com, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will open at Dec. 8th in New York, Dec. 15th in L.A., and expand to other cities at later dates

Aug. 6th, 2000

H A P P Y    B I R T H D A Y

time flies! now it's also the time to celebrate the second anniversary of Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre. our beloved Michelle looks great as ever in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - see it at the first chance you can grab!

also, we're getting more Michelle movies - yay! The Touch (Media Asia) starts shooting this year. Mint Condition (MGM) will start early next year. hang on, we fans!   :-)

Aug. 2nd, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon news!   the U.S. release date of the film has been moved to December 8th for a wide release
(note: unfortunately it seems incorrect. apparently Dec. 8th is only a platform release in New York)

July 14th, 2000
- a behind scene video clip and two more Chinese sites are added at CTHD page

- NOTE: there will be no update on this site until August. i'm heading for Beijing tomorrow. wish me good luck to catch this loooong waited film -- CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON!   :-)

- SPECIAL: a CTHD trailer biult by Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre

July 10th, 2000
- sound track of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: see CTHD page in Theatre
- both CTHD trailers can be viewed/downloaded from Theatre
- Special: CTHD Singapore Press Conference   (thanks to Yvonne)

July 7th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has opened in Hong Kong and various Asian countries. see reviews/articles in Links

July 5th, 2000
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon news:
- the second quicktime trailer is now available at the official website
- Michelle and Chow Yun-Fat are on the cover of Time magazine. see cover story in Links   (thanks to Yvonne)

June 27th, 2000
- the second trailer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon! the link can be seen at Kityi's news page (Thanks, Kityi!). you will need a newer version of Windows Media Player to play it.

For better viewing and full control of the display, open the Windows Media Player, choose "File" -> "Open URL", and type in
you may use "View" -> "Zoom" to change the display size. enjoy!
(note: now the quicktime version can be viewed/downloaded in Theatre)

June 23rd, 2000
- new in Links: a great webpage for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - movie clips, behind scenes shots, and interviews... Thanks to Kityi!

June 14th, 2000
- new in Links: Michelle Yeoh Interview (ASTYLE)

June 7th, 2000
- updated Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page. new pics
- updated Links

June 5th, 2000
- listen to or download the title song(s) of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon at Multimedia -> Sound (in mp3 and real audio)
- redesigned the Theatre page

May 31st, 2000
- the browser skins work for Netscape now. so get Michelle pics on your browser toobars!
go to Multimedia -> Fun Stuff (4 different choices available)

May 25th, 2000
- a detailed movie story as well as other info of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon can been seen at CTHD page or Links (thank to Yvonne)
*spoiler warnings*

May 22nd, 2000
the true winner at Cannes was film presented out of competition, Ang Lee's martial arts costume drama Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
-- BBC News

- new pic at Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page
- updated Links

May 19th, 2000
- see the great new reviews and articles on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in Links. Oh my, do we have to wait until DECEMBER?!

May 14th, 2000
- see movie posters for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Michelle's next movie The Touch (will start shooting this summer) at Kityi's news page
- updated Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page
- some new pics in Executioners: Select Images

May 4th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page has been updated

May 3rd, 2000
- due to hacker's attack, this site had been down for a while. now we're back on business with better security (hopefully). the old Guestbook is disabled and a new one is set up with dreambook.com.

many thanks to all of you for your support and patience!

Apr. 20th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will be premiering on May 18th at the 53rd Cannes Film Festival (May 10 - 21, 2000)

Apr. 7th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon page is now up in Theatre
- Tomorrow Never Dies trailer is added in Multimedia

Mar. 31st, 2000
- pictures of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in Links    (note: now moved to Movies: CTHD)

Mar. 21st, 2000
- if you read Chinese... there is a detailed movie story of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in Links (no special software needed)    * Spoiler *    (note: now moved to Movies: CTHD)

Mar. 15th, 2000
- updated Links
- finally, our Gallery got updated

I'd like to take this chance to thank Johnny, Ileana, and Danny, who contribute their wonderful art works to us. we hope to get more art works of Michelle -- from the viewers like you :-)

Mar. 9th, 2000
- in Multimedia: mp3 files are added for The Soong Sisters, Ah Kam, and Tai-Chi Master

Feb. 29th, 2000
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon trailer! Get it here
- see more information on the film in Links

Feb. 25th, 2000
- updated Links
- Ooooo, someone has seen the trailer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon already! here is a description posted on alt.asian-movies

Feb. 9th, 2000
- Supercop trailer is added in Multimedia

Feb. 1st, 2000
- the trailer of Executioners (Quicktime movie) is added in Multimedia

Jan. 16th, 2000
new in Multimedia: fun stuff
- get Michelle pics for your browser toolbars (browser skins)
- send Michelle internet greeting cards to your friends

Jan. 12th, 2000
- some QuickTime movie clips are added in Multimedia

Jan. 1st, 2000
Happy New Year!

Dec. 1st - 29th, 1999
- enjoy the new section - Multimedia! (the section is still under construction and more stuff will be coming.)
- updated almost all the sections. special thanks to Yvonne for all the helps!

Dec. 20th, 1999
new in Links:
- a new article from "The New York Times" on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
...The film, which is to be released in the United States late next year by Sony Pictures Classics, will be shown in the West with subtitles...

Dec. 3rd, 1999
new in Links:
- some photos for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- a song for Michelle! (thanks to Yvonne for the information)

Nov. 30th, 1999
- a new section about Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is added in Links
(thanks to Tim for the SCMP article!)

Nov. 8th, 1999
- The Soong Sisters: some pictures of real Soong sisters
- updated Links

Oct. 10th, 1999
- end title song for Project S

Oct. 1st, 1999
- end title song for Tomorrow Never Dies
- also MP3 file of the complete song of Butterfly & Sword

Sep. 23rd, 1999
- Wing Chun song: go to the bottom of the song page to listen to the complete song - thanks to Tetsuo Takagi for kindly providing it!
note: the song is recorded from a audio CD rather than the movie. It is slightly different from the one in the movie

Sep. 18th, 1999
- new music files: two Anita Mui's songs from The Heroic Trio. Also new version of the Real Audio files for Butterfly & Sword and Wing Chun -- the clip information are included

Sep. 10th, 1999
- new Wing Chun song page: lyrics and music file

Sep. 3rd, 1999
- okay now I've got the sound working. The first one is, of course, Michelle's singing!  :-). Go to Butterfly & Sword: Shooting Star. Currently the files are available in Real Audio and MP3 format. If you'd like any other format, let me know and I'll try my best.
Also, the beginning plot synopsis of the movie is added to Movie Stills.

Aug. 31st, 1999
- a new Wing Chun page is added in Links

Aug. 16th, 1999
- updated Links

H A P P Y    B I R T H D A Y

To my dear visitors:

At its first anniversary, Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre has completed all of the 20 Michelle movies up to date. I'd like to take this chance to thank all of you Michelle fans for your visiting and support. Hopefully we will get more new Michelle movies in the near future. Meanwhile I'm going to work on movie music files and more animations. Any suggestions or comments are welcome. You may drop a line on my Guestbook or e-mail me. Thanks again!

Jane, Aug. 6, 1999

Aug. 5th, 1999
- Wonder Seven is completed
- in Links: the article from the Walking magazine has been typed in

July 21st, 1999
- Moonlight Express is completed

June 16th, 1999
- updated Links. See the Pics and articles of Michelle on 'Walking' June 1999

June 2nd, 1999
- Tomorrow Never Dies is completed

April 18th, 1999
- the movie Wonder Seven is added (partially completed)
- the new movie Moonlight Express was released this month in Hong Kong. Michelle makes a cameo appearance in it

April 7th, 1999
- some new Michelle sites are added in Links

Mar. 20th, 1999
- new song page for Butterfly & Sword

Mar. 6th, 1999
- Supercop is completed

Jan. 30th, 1999
- The Heroic Trio is completed

Jan. 20th, 1999
- a new Michelle site is added in Links

Jan. 1st, 1999

Dec. 31st, 1998
- new movie: The Heroic Trio (partially completed)

Dec. 11th, 1998
- some pictures are added for Tomorrow Never Dies

Dec. 3rd, 1998
- Royal Warriors is completed
- some new Michelle sites are added in Links

Nov. 17th, 1998
- complete lyrics for the Project S end title song

Nov. 12th, 1998
- new movie Royal Warriors (partially completed)

Oct. 17th, 1998
- new title picture for Executioners

Oct. 13th, 1998   Yes, Madam is completed

Oct. 11th, 1998   new title picture for Wing Chun

Oct. 4th, 1998   Yes, Madam is added (partially completed)

Oct. 1st, 1998   The Soong Sisters is completed

Sept. 24th, 1998   Michelle movies will be on TNT! check the MYOFC Message Board for details

Sept. 22nd, 1998   this site is now a member of the Michelle Yeoh Webring. To visit other Michelle sites in the ring, go to Main and follow the webring links

Sept. 13th, 1998   the movie Holy Weapon is added

Sept. 5th, 1998   Easy Money is completed

Aug. 29th, 1998   Butterfly & Sword: thanks to Johnny.K, i finally got to know the original ending of the movie which is cut on most of tapes/disks. a picture is added at the end of More Movie Stills (page 2)

Aug. 27th, 1998   Tai Chi Master is completed

Aug. 19th, 1998   i just saw two new Michelle sites on web. you may go to Links, check for 'new' sign

Aug. 18th, 1998   new movie: The Soong Sisters (partially completed)

Aug. 16th, 1998   Project S is completed

Aug. 8th, 1998  
-   added movies: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars, Easy Money
-   added outtakes to Ah Kam
-   updated Links

Aug. 6th, 1998  

Aug. 5th, 1998   the site currently contains the following 10 movies:
Wing Chun, Excutioners, Messy Temple, Magnificent Warriors, Ah Kam, Butterfly & Sword, The Owl vs Dumbo, Tomorrow Never Dies (partially completed), Supercop (partially completed), Project S (partially completed)

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