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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Bruce Lee and the Hong Kong film industry

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff life@scmp.com In the 1970s, local studios used kung fu and Bruce Lee to push for international exposure Pitch your dragon to a star Hong Kong's studios have relied ... of Hong Kong's Mandarin, Cantonese and other productions, but distribution globally, apart from Chinatowns in the US, was elusive until the rise of kung fu in general and Bruce Lee ...

  2. News - China - FILM

    Wong Kar-wai's Grandmaster premieres in Beijing

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 07:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai’s long-awaited martial arts film The Grandmaster  was shown in public for the first time in Beijing on Sunday, after more than six years in production. The film spans several decades of Chinese history to tell the story of legendary martial artist Yip Man, who went on to train Bruce Lee, and features lengthy ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Tony Jaa, martial arts actor

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... like Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Chow Yun-fat and Stephen Chow Sing-chi. They have all been my heroes. I have to thank Hong Kong cinema for inspiring me. If you were to fight Bruce Lee in his prime, who would win? He's a hero — let's not talk about who the better fighter is. Whenever I encounter difficulties in executing certain moves on the film set, I think back to Bruce Lee ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: 1988’s Gangs started a mini-wave of neo-realist youth films

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... been home to teenage rebels with and without causes, most famously the teenage Bruce Lee’s stellar turn in The Orphan (1960). Rather, the audience was responding to the honesty and seeming ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - FILM

    Movie Review: The Grandmaster

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 01:30pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... screen in Hong Kong, and action stars like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li have had us cheering in the theatre and mimicking their moves at home. In 2003, Ang Lee reinvented the martial arts ... master who trained Bruce Lee and popularised a school of martial arts called Wing Chun. Grandmaster opens with a fight scene that, had it not looked so suspiciously similar to the final showdown ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Less gore, more fights in Ip Man bio-pic

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Teh

    ... master Ip Man (1893-1972) as their subject, but it is the fifth film about the kung fu master (whose students include Bruce Lee) to come out of Hong Kong in just six years. Wilson Yip Wai-shun ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Hong Kong themes give hometown heroes an on-screen presence at HKIFF

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Teh

    ... to film company Golden Harvest, founded by Raymond Chow Man-wai and Leonard Ho Kwong-cheong, that includes screenings of films starring action stars such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Lesbian love epic 'Blue is the Warmest Colour' wins Cannes top prize

    Posted May 27th 2013, 08:42am by AFP

    ... Lee, Nicole Kidman and Christoph Waltz had been unanimous. “For me, the film is a great love story and the fact that it is a great love story made all of us feel like we were privileged, ... 76-year-old Bruce Dern, took the best actor prize for his performance as an alcoholic father in Alexander Payne’s recession-era road movie Nebraska. China’s Jia Zhangke won the best screenplay award ...



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