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  1. World wakes up to Chinese films

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at London?s Goldsmiths College, says mainland films can no longer be ignored? adding?how incredibly important China has become?. British Film Institute chairman Anthony Minghella, who directed ... In the Mood For Love by director Wong Kar-wai. Chungking Express was ranked eighth in 2002 when a British Film Institute magazine Sight and Sound asked 50 leading British film critics to choose best ...


    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun It was shocking- shockingly bad. Although I had some reservations about the Asian Film Awards before Tuesday's presentation, I hadn't expected it to be as amateurish ... this year's Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres was lame, the first Asian Film Awards make America's four-hour telecast seem like a snappy, sexy Beyonce video. There were so many problems ...

  3. Lau makes famous five

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Infernal Affairs co-director Andrew Lau Wai-keung is among five directors invited to make a short film for the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games as part of a project called Vision ... The films will be shown to local and foreign media and will also be available on various airlines' in-flight entertainment programmes. The director of Cinema Paradiso, Italy's Giuseppe ...

  4. The quiz

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... air-traffic chaos. In which country was the volcano? 42 In February, work began on a British feature film starring Pete Postlethwaite and Susannah York, to be scored by John Barry and Gerry Rafferty. ... T______________ S______________ 14 Who plays Aung San Suu Kyi in the film The Lady? 15 Air China is the only airline permitted to feature what symbol in its livery? 16 Name the five major print ...

  5. Massive cultural festival planned

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and of the people.' The jamboree- which ends on September 17- also includes international performers such as Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and British soprano Sarah Brightman. ...

  6. Review 07 Holiday Quiz

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Festival in May with his first English-language film, but failed to win an award. What was the film? 2 Three British actresses were among the contenders for last year's best actress Academy ... creature, as a new part of the Batman Begins movie series was filmed. Who plays the title role, and what is the title of the forthcoming film? 4 An Iranian woman passes a mural of a revolver painted ...

  7. Keep it real

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in this critically maligned Jingle Ma Chor-sing production was one in a line of dapper chaps he played in Hong Kong films in the 1990s, a run which began soon after he established himself as a pop idol ... in the executive lounge at Sha Tin Racecourse- where he has just finished his duty as an honorary guest for a high-society event sponsored by a British couturier- and Kwok is still the dandy with neatly ...

  8. From a distance: homing in on what it means to be a migrant

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Space Project, a group founded by Li in September that aims to promote artists of Asian origin in Britain. Also on display are Cheung's take on antique ceramics, Chan's time-lapse film ... exhibitions with some British-Chinese artists and artists from Hong Kong,' she says. But her show is aimed at a wide audience, not just the local Chinese community. Cheung is a Hong Kong-born, ...

  9. Soulful singer triumphs

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... contestants- last Tuesday at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. Film producer Charlie Wong, singer Maggie Fu, lyricist Keith Chan and music teacher Phoebus Chan were the judges. The 3,000 ... In The Deep, a soulful bluesy number by British singer Adele. The student's powerful rendition of the challenging song earned her a spot in the grand finale with four other singers. There, Chan ...

  10. Reality of Hong Kong's invisible poor brought to life

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has pointed out, followed in a noble tradition. Modestly he followed in the footsteps of the British author George Orwell, who wrote about being down and out in London and Paris to compelling effect. And, by coincidence, this year also marks the 45th anniversary of one of Britain's most remarkable television programmes, Cathy Come Home, a film about a family sunk into homelessness ...




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