Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung was selected for a photographic
portfolio compiled by the New York Times
Performers" in 2006.
The newspaper says, "It was not a standout year for filmmaking,
but the acting in 2006 was consistently intriguing and often
thrilling. In our annual photographic portfolio, the magazine has
never tried to guess which actors will win awards, but rather to
praise performances that moved, distressed, enlivened and finally,
Twenty-two actors and actresses worldwide made it into the
portfolio, including big names such as Brad Pitt and Leonardo
DiCaprio, as well as actors who had good performance in last year's
movies, including Paul Dano from Little Miss Sunshine and
Rinko Kikuchi from Babel.
(Cri.cn February 15, 2007)