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  1. Take two

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the English language is much more expressive and emotional for me. So when we got to that point in that movie, I said to Faye [Yu Feihong, the mainland actress who plays Yilan], 'Can you say ... parents were very traditional Chinese. Hong Kong was a very colonial culture at the time, there was only one TV station and it was all British comedies. 'My father loved Hollywood movies, so ...

  2. Film studies: stereotypes

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... of Hollywood's mammies, squaws and blackface minstrels. But while there has been a steep decline in such portrayals in US cinema in the past 50 years and many movies that have tackled the issue across ... movies began. Despite being a British colony with an influential and visible European and Asian presence, the communities rarely mixed on films made years before and after the second world war. ...

  3. If you were given the chance to design a new museum for Hong Kong, what would it be?

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minal Daswani, 16, Island School My ideal museum would display the best movies from each generation. There would be a couple of movies per room, which would be decorated differently for each movie. For example, the Harry Potter room could have wands, broomsticks, the deathly hallows, horcruxes, the four school houses and anything else related to the movie. There would also ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... future Yes, yes, Apple makes an iPad, but does it make a movie? Sony chief executive Howard Stringer, claiming Sony will 'take the tablet to a whole other level' ...

  5. State-told tales court big screen success

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... struggle had its own heroes, villains and drama- ingredients dear to the hearts of scriptwriters and movie producers everywhere. Sure enough, each of these complicated chapters of Chinese history ... that the government wanted to silence a movie that some Chinese bloggers saw as an allegory for oppressive house demolitions. It was more likely a business decision, with the government protecting a domestic ...

  6. Top-class artistic programme on offer

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on June 7, will be showing some of the most successful movies of recent times at the Elements mall in Kowloon.' In particular, this year's selection of films features a retrospective ...

  7. e-pal: finland

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... speak English, but not that well. My friends and I visit each other's houses to watch movies and chat. We also go shopping, to the movies and on picnics. Sometimes I play sports with my parents- my favourites are swimming and shooting. Both are great ways to relieve stress. I like all kinds of music. What matters to me is the melody. My favourite movie genre is horror. What I like ...

  8. letters

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venture into 3D productions The current trend in the film industry is 3D movies. The US has produced many impressive 3D movies. Avatar was nominated for many Oscars. I think Hong Kong should also give it a try. Hong Kong used to be the movie production centre of Asia because of its massive and quality productions. But the industry has been on the decline in recent years, ...

  9. Living legend Will Smith lives it up in spotlight on first visit to HK

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... his new movie, I Am Legend- in which he plays the last man on Earth after a deadly virus kills everyone or turns them into zombies- the actor basked in the spotlight. From high-fives ... rather be.' Ever grinning and kidding around, Smith said this was his first trip to Hong Kong. 'For years, I've seen Hong Kong in movies and had friends who came here. ...

  10. Outtakes

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... scores courtesy of In the Nursery include The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, The Passion of Joan of Arc and Man with a Movie Camera- and the band are bringing the latter two to Hong Kong for live performances of the scores this month. The screenings of The Passion of Joan of Arc and live performances of the score are taking place tomorrow and Saturday, while Man with a Movie Camera shows ...




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