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  1. Painted Skin to compete at Oscars

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Martial arts fantasy Painted Skin, directed by Gordon Chan Ka-seung, has been chosen from 40 films to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language category at next year's Academy Awards. Painted Skin is a chapter of 18th-century literary classic Stran ...

  2. Mainland glamour for HK's Oscars

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Top mainland filmmakers will be among the stars attending the 'Hong Kong Oscars' ceremony at the Cultural Centre on Sunday. Organisers of the 23rd Hong Kong Film Awards have invited leading mainland film personalities, who will also attend a three-day seminar on the Hong Kong and mainland film industries. Confirmed guests include A-list director Feng Xiaogang (Big ...

  3. Three local epics vie for Oscar spot

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for the Hong Kong entry for best foreign language film at the Oscars, said all three films carried Oscar-winning characteristics. '[The Oscar judges] prefer films that have both high commercial and art values. These three films are outstanding big-budget productions and we think they would fit the Oscar requirement,' he said. The Myth cost $160 million to make, while Perhaps Love ...

  4. Musical chosen as Oscar entry

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Judge sings praises of Perhaps Love amid media frenzy The musical Perhaps Love has been chosen as Hong Kong's entry for next year's Oscar for best foreign-language film. Peter Chan Ho-sun's film beat out Jackie Chan's action romance The Myth and director Stanley Kwan Kam-pang's costume drama Everlasting Regret- which lost out in the contest ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... help film industry I refer to the report ("Taiwan cheers Ang Lee's success with Life of Pi", February 26). Winner of the best director Oscar Ang Lee said he could not have made ...

  6. Film critics take us from cringeing to clowning around

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of 2012 festival, including Grant Orchard's Oscar-nominated A Morning Stroll, takes place at the Hong Kong Film Archive on July 14. 'The cinema landscape in Hong Kong is mostly Hollywood ...

  7. Nurture talent with film fund, says Tony Leung

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Infernal Affairs, said the Oscar success of Martin Scorsese's The Departed- the Hollywood adaptation of the film- showed Hong Kong films were of high quality. John Chong, vice-chairman ... Leadership Forum 2007, at which several Oscar winners will speak. Among them are Scott Ross, who won Oscars for best visual effects for Titanic in 1997 and What Dreams May Come in 1998, and Edward ...

  8. Film festival offers global gems

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Purgatory, an Oscar-nominated film examining the legal fight to free three Americans accused of a string of child murders, and First Position, which follows the harsh lives of six gifted ballet ...

  9. A thousand deaths

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... films, was a style and fashion icon, a heroine of the underground gay scene, and in another era would probably have won an Oscar. But she remains a controversial figure, largely passed over ...

  10. Mojo in decline despite sex and zen

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Angeles, a not-too-serious festival that celebrates 'things that matter to men'. Alright, it's not the Oscars, but it's still something! It has been one of life's mysteries ...




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