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  1. Director of film on gay Chinese takes aim at British stereotypes

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Film director Ray Yeung Yaw-kae hopes his tale of two gay Chinese men in London will tear down stereotypes of Chinese people in the British media. 'No British films talk about British Chinese,' said Yeung, whose debut feature film, Cut Sleeve Boys, is a contender in the Hong Kong International Film Festival's Asian Digital Competition. 'In the UK, ...

  2. Olympic Fanfare

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK Sinfonietta's McDull Music Project featuring Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, John Williams' Olympic Fanfare and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto; with cartoon pig McDull (right) and the Gay Singers joining conductor ...

  3. Beef supplies back to normal soon as dealers resume trading

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Daniel Pang and Martin Wong Supplies of fresh beef in Hong Kong are likely to return to normal tomorrow after 70 head of mainland cattle were supplied to the city last night and dealers will resume trading today. A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau ...

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

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

    ... Springfield Mayor Joe Quimby (far right) is a parody of which real-life US senator? 7. Which 1969 British heist film co-starred Benny Hill and Noel Coward? 8. What type of spirit is reposado? 9. ...

  5. Winners at the box office, no winning face for city

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people have a serious love-hate relationship with the film industry. Nowhere is this ambivalence more apparent than in a recent Reader's Digest survey. At the top ... was released veteran filmmakers Alex Law Kai-yui and Mabel Cheung Yuen-ting won a prestigious film award for their nostalgic Echoes of the Rainbow, set in the 1960s, at the 60th Berlin International ...

  6. World wakes up to Chinese films

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at London?s Goldsmiths College, says mainland films can no longer be ignored? adding?how incredibly important China has become?. British Film Institute chairman Anthony Minghella, who directed ... In the Mood For Love by director Wong Kar-wai. Chungking Express was ranked eighth in 2002 when a British Film Institute magazine Sight and Sound asked 50 leading British film critics to choose best ...


    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun It was shocking- shockingly bad. Although I had some reservations about the Asian Film Awards before Tuesday's presentation, I hadn't expected it to be as amateurish ... this year's Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres was lame, the first Asian Film Awards make America's four-hour telecast seem like a snappy, sexy Beyonce video. There were so many problems ...

  8. Visual effects artists up for UK award

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... prestigious British Academy Film and Television Awards, to be held in London tomorrow. Tommy Tom Chung-sing, Tam Kia-wan, Leung Wai-kit and Jaco Wong Hin-leung, from Centro Digital Pictures, were ... to even notice the effects,' said effects producer Tom, who spent almost three months on the film's Beijing set. Tarantino shot Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 simultaneously ...

  9. Blockbuster looks

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... might be. The British dance film, released in 3-D and directed by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini, brings together two opposite worlds: street dance and classical ballet. The film involves a love ... enjoying a revival, largely thanks to Hong Kong actor Nick Cheung Ka-fai, and his nerdy glasses and suits in his role as an ambitious inspector in Dante Lam's The Stool Pigeon. The film ...

  10. International short-film festival to go ahead despite lack of sponsors

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for government funding next year.' The festival will include 14 programmes featuring more than 100 short films from around the world. The major attractions include British movies Wasp, named best ... Vivienne Chow Hong Kong's first international short-film festival is pressing ahead despite a lack of sponsors. Organisers of the InDPanda International Short Film Festival said ...




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