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  1. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung It's not just a one-way street, as Taiwanese singers and soap operas have been popular for decades across the strait Fear of mainland cultural influences political claptrap A talent show for singers produced by mainland-based Hunan Satellite Television recently caused a sensation on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. I Am a Singer was so popular that several ...

  2. News - China - CINEMA

    Taiwan calls for film awards to be scrapped after poor haul

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Sore losers flog Taiwan's Golden Horse Taiwan's failure to win more awards at the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival has triggered debate on the island, including among lawmakers, about whether the half-century-old regional gala should be stopped. Hong Kong and mainland films dominated the 49th annual awards show ...

  3. Taiwanese officials on warpath after film company pulls movie from festival

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwanese officials want to punish a Taiwanese film company that recently withdrew a film from the Melbourne International Film Festiva in Australia. They have linked the Taiwanese company of Hong Kong-based Jettone Films to several mainland companies which pulled films from the festival over its showing of a documentary on the life of exiled Uygur activist Rebiya ...

  4. The Zee files

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... Winnie Chung Just two years ago, 22-year-old Malaysian singer-songwriter Zee Avi was making grainy videos of herself performing her own songs and posting them on YouTube. Today, she's embarking on a 34-city tour of smaller venues in the United States to promote her eponymous debut album jointly released by Ian Montone's Monotone Records and Jack Johnson's Brushfire ...

  5. Fei Fei is gone, but laughter lives on

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... Winnie Chung Lydia Shum's death robs the screen of a rich talent and a woman destined to perform Ask Hongkongers what they will remember best about Lydia Shum Tin-ha and the likelihood is that the majority of them will say it is her gleeful cackle and her rallying cries of 'Ho yeh! Ho yeh!' (very good). Despite being trapped in a career that required her never ...

  6. Triad and tested

    Posted Apr 29th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... 'WHO WOULD HAVE expected the fat boy to appear in my life?' the slim, bespectacled man says with a nonchalant shrug. Perhaps it's not the way you'd expect a director to talk about the man who's just given him his first big break, ...


    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... LIKE THE CITY as a whole, organisers of this year's 13th Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival have been feeling the strain. 'It's been depressing enough with no money, the bad economy, Sars, Leslie [Cheung Kwok-wing]'s suicide, the ...

  8. Star quality

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... THERE ARE TIMES when things fall into place so neatly that one can be left a little overwhelmed. And so it must have been when director Carol Lai Miu-suet looked at the final list of her cast and crew for her first major mainstream film, Floating Landscap ...

  9. Take Two

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... A SHARED DIRECTING credit is as rare in Hong Kong as it is in Hollywood. It only happens when one director mentors the other or if one of them has done such a bad job that someone else has had to step in. But there are exceptions to the rule. The most suc ...

  10. Medallion man

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... of cultures. The English-language production stars a major cast of mainly western actors, except for Infernal Affairs star Anthony Wong Chau-sang, sultry Samsara star Christy Chung Lai-tai ...




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