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  1. Double casting crisis hits 'Master' movie before filming starts

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Ip Man movie set to begin its sequel shortly, one wonders if director Wilson Yip Wai-shun will be able to finish two Ip Man films in the time it takes Wong Kar-wai to make one. ...

  2. Street Fighter to take another swing at movie-goers with a little local help

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. It didn't fare too well originally as a Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle, but movie producers are giving the old-school video game Street Fighter another shot as a martial arts action franchise - and this time some of it will apparently be shot here. Movie industry trade publication Variety recently reported that a new film ...

  3. Stephen Chow tackles Dragon Ball: the movie

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Saul Symonds

    ... Saul Symonds Homegrown comedy king Stephen Chow Sing-chi is to produce a movie adaptation of the popular Japanese manga Dragon Ball. The film will be made by Twentieth Century Fox ... Chow two years ago about directing Dragon Ball, but Chow preferred to direct films of his own stories. Fox then offered Chow the job of producer. The movie will star Justin Chatwin, who played ...

  4. Lost legend of kung fu movies still packs a punch with the fans

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. She left Hong Kong's movie scene in the mid-1970s, and since then Angela Mao Ying has become something of a lost figure. Even now, ... in Queens, New York, to Japan. In her day, Mao starred in a string of hit action films, but they were rarely seen overseas- except to diehard Quentin Tarantino-like movie geeks. Her most prominent ...

  5. Tasty treat for hit movie

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Robin Kwong It used to be that people went to the movies just for the pleasure of enjoying a film. But in this day and age, with dodgy DVDs and shady street-corner hawkers, ... they've organised a 'Kung Fu Thousand People Feast' on January 30. To get an invite, go to a counter at Olympic City on January 29 with two movie ticket stubs and pick up vouchers ...

  6. movie buff

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mega-budget Jackie Chan movie Who Am I? (1998), securing his reputation as a blockbuster director. Films to watch: Big Bullet (1996): A realistic police action drama, the film is about the members ... is Chan's most outstanding movie to date. Starring Aaron Kwok Fu-sing as a policeman (probably the best role of his career, even better than his part in After This Our Exile) who never recovers from ...

  7. Movie upload not really a copy, expert tells court

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The city's highest court has been told that a copy of a movie placed on the internet was not, in fact, a copy. Kevin Pun Kwok-hung, associate professor of computer science and law at University of Hong Kong, made the claim as he appeared on behalf of Chan Nai-ming, 39, the first person in the world to be convicted of attempting to distribute movies using BitTorrent ...

  8. Vampire movie shuns local blood

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow It's not every day that Hong Kong provides the backdrop for a big Hollywood flick (the last one was the Tomb Raider sequel, The Cradle of Life- who would have known there was a secret laboratory under Times Square?) Now Ultraviolet, the futuristic vampire butt-kicking movie starring Milla Jovovich, is in town. With this honour comes the awesome responsibility that we, ...

  9. Film studies: Bloodsucker cinema

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff The twilight world of Hong Kong vampires is very much a cross-cultural zone. With folk roots in ancient Chinese mythology grafted to European legends via Hollywood movies ... as it did to anything found in Chinese folklore. This is not to suggest that these were the first Hong Kong movies to showcase the living dead. Records indicate that the trailblazer in the genre ...

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    Enter the Dragon star Jim Kelly dies at age 67

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... with him. I probably enjoyed working with Bruce more than anyone else I'd ever worked with in movies because we were both martial artists. And he was a great, great martial artist. It was very ...




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