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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Bruce Lee and the Hong Kong film industry

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff life@scmp.com In the 1970s, local studios used kung fu and Bruce Lee to push for international exposure Pitch your dragon to a star Hong Kong's studios have relied ... of Hong Kong's Mandarin, Cantonese and other productions, but distribution globally, apart from Chinatowns in the US, was elusive until the rise of kung fu in general and Bruce Lee ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The inquisition: Gigi Leung

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm

    ... Edmund Lee The singer-actress says a supportive husband has allowed her to fully explore the characters she plays 48 HOURS: It’s amusing to note that every time you appear these days, you’re asked when you’re going to have a baby. GIGI LEUNG: [Laughs] I’ve been answering that question for two years! Actually I wouldn’t say I’m getting tired of it. People are just conveying ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Charting the McConaissance, film by film

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 07:51pm by AP

    ... the leading-man spotlight for more dynamic ensembles. The Paperboy Most everyone in Lee Daniels’ garish, sweaty Florida noir was swamped by the thick Southern Gothic melodrama. How could anyone even ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - FILM

    Movie Review: The Grandmaster

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 01:30pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... screen in Hong Kong, and action stars like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li have had us cheering in the theatre and mimicking their moves at home. In 2003, Ang Lee reinvented the martial arts ... master who trained Bruce Lee and popularised a school of martial arts called Wing Chun. Grandmaster opens with a fight scene that, had it not looked so suspiciously similar to the final showdown ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Filmmaker's debut exploring Hong Kong social issues hits international film circuit

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:48pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Flora Lau Wan-man's Hong Kong and Shezhen-set project began with humble aspirations It has been a whirlwind year for Flora Lau Wan-man. An independent filmmaker whose previous efforts consisted of short films and documentaries, the Hong Kong native has, in the space of a few months, gone from being a virtual unknown among local cinema watchers ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Projectionists nostalgic for 35mm film in digital era

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 12:51pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... in Mongkok to be cancelled, with a very different work – Ridley Scott’s 1492: Conquest of Paradise – being shown in its place. Another Broadway Circuit veteran, cinema manager Lee Chi-wai, remembers ... and failed to deliver the final roll,” Lee recalls. “But the audience were used to Wong’s fractured narrative style, and thought that the film finished like that. So they happily left the cinema ...

  7. News - World - FILM

    Animal group slams 'misleading' Hollywood abuse report

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:03pm by AFP

    ... 6, Hollywood Reporter quotes an AHA monitor about an incident in which Richard Parker, the tiger which shares a shipwrecked lifeboat with the hero of Taiwanese director Ang Lee's Life ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Lesbian love epic 'Blue is the Warmest Colour' wins Cannes top prize

    Posted May 27th 2013, 08:42am by AFP

    ... Lee, Nicole Kidman and Christoph Waltz had been unanimous. “For me, the film is a great love story and the fact that it is a great love story made all of us feel like we were privileged, ... 76-year-old Bruce Dern, took the best actor prize for his performance as an alcoholic father in Alexander Payne’s recession-era road movie Nebraska. China’s Jia Zhangke won the best screenplay award ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Stars of Asian cinema gather for Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... Lee Yong-kwan. The 10-day BIFF opened with the world premiere of Bhutanese musical drama Vara: A Blessing , a surprise selection that organisers said demonstrated the event’s commitment ... Lee said. The festival’s New Currents competition offers two prizes of US$30,000 for first- or second-time Asian directors from a shortlist of 12 productions. Busan’s Asian Filmmaker ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Less gore, more fights in Ip Man bio-pic

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... master Ip Man (1893-1972) as their subject, but it is the fifth film about the kung fu master (whose students include Bruce Lee) to come out of Hong Kong in just six years. Wilson Yip Wai-shun ...




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