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Chinese New Year Factor

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Just yesterday, Eng Lye asked if I would be interested  in watching Jay Chou's( 周杰伦)  and Nicholas Tse's (謝霆鋒) latest action flick, The Viral Factor (inset). We had gone to Big Cinema in Taiping Sentral to book tickets for the following day but since there was a show on at half past nine, we decided to watch the movie then. Jay Chou, by the way, is the Taiwanese actor and singer who played Kato in the 2011 version of The Green Hornet while Nicholas Tse is the Hong Kong actor and singer who once dated Faye Wong and married Cecilia Cheung secretly in the Philippines. The two actors played brothers who had been separated for almost 20 years in the HKS200 million movie which was shot in various places including Hong Kong, China, Jordan and Malaysia. The movie which was released on 17 January has lots of actions and an interesting storyline and Eng Lye had expected that it would be difficult to get tickets. The cinema hall however, was just almost half full which made him slightly …