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  1. Blackout

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... screens. Dreamgirls is the latest in a series of films about African-American culture that have flopped in Hong Kong, despite success in the US. Ray (2003) and Ali (2001) may have won critical ... seven-year-old son, Jaden, will be the next test of the pulling power of films about African-Americans. It opens in Hong Kong later this month. If black characters from the US don't appeal to local ...

  2. John Yau

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Like, all women have been treated this way, all African-Americans have been treated this way, all Asians have been treated this way and then somebody has to feel guilty, right? 'Generally ... has no time for 'victim culture'. 'One of the issues I think in America is that everybody represents themselves as a victim. And I think, in a way, nothing gets done because ...

  3. FILM

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... pregnant spider Charlotte (voiced by Julia Roberts) comes to the rescue. LKW Dreamgirls (IIA) The film revolves around three African-American girls (Jennifer Hudson in her Academy award-winning ... between them becomes too strong to ignore. Masami Nagasawa stars. Not reviewed. General Releases Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (IIB) Larry ...

  4. FILM

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... who perished on the island. LKW Dreamgirls (IIA) Adapted from a Broadway musical, the film revolves around three African-American girls (Jennifer Hudson in her Academy award-winning role, ... Condon directs. AS General Releases Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (IIB) Larry Charles directs this comedy starring British comedian Sacha ...

  5. Public favours art critic as culture chief, poll shows

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Arts critic Ada Wong Ying-kay is the public's favourite to be the city's first culture minister- but those who supported her are likely ... respondents favoured Wong, an early favourite for the post, out of the three candidates mentioned as possible heads of Leung's proposed culture bureau. Undersecretary for home affairs Florence ...

  6. Critics round on 'outsider' tipped to run culture bureau

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Prominent figures in the cultural and creative industries have come out strongly against appointing as culture minister an outsider who has ... was Danny Yung Ning-tsun, a board member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. He helped chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying draft his culture platform during the election campaign. ...

  7. Farewell to the younger god of Canto culture

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip and Christy Choi With the death of Ricky Hui Koon-ying, 65, on Tuesday, Hong Kong bid farewell to one-third of the Hui brothers trio, collectively regarded as giants of Hong Kong pop culture. Yet individually each was distinct. Sam Hui Koon-kit, the youngest, was known as 'the god of Canto-pop' for his looks and lyrics in the 1960s and 70s pop scene otherwise ...

  8. Cultural Council puts art and soul into fellowships

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan Asian Cultural Council annual fellowship awards presentation Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre When: November 9 What: The Asian Cultural Council announced fellowships for 18 art specialists to allow them to pursue further studies, research and artistic collaborations. Who: At the ceremony were William Lo, Susanna Chung, Jay Shaw, Gloria Wong and Catherine Lau. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Fund fails young movie makers, says Hong Kong film community amid calls for overhaul

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to measure the value of a film." Documentary filmmaker Tammy Cheung Hung said documentaries also had a market and got theatrical releases. "They also showcase Hong Kong culture and a local cultural identity in a more direct way," she said. "The Film Development Fund only supports feature films, but it should include more categories of films in future." Films entering ...

  10. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Scottish actress Clare Grogan enjoyed a string of hits with which 1980s pop band? 2. Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Tony Leung Chiu-wai travel to which country in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (1997)? 3. Actor Richard E. Grant was born in which landl ...




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