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  1. Canto-pop satire fails to land coup de grace

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui The Heavenly Kings Director: Daniel Wu Yin-cho With teasers describing it as an 'acidic' lampooning of the Canto-pop machine, The Heavenly Kings has a lot to live up to. And it's even harder when the storyteller is someone from within the beast. Positing his directorial debut as a mix of fiction and documentary about the trials and tribulations ...

  2. The Detective 2

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Canto-pop star has reinvented himself as an actor who has brought some of the more complex characters of local cinema, such as the macho father in After This Our Exile, to life. In The Detective 2, ...

  3. Also showing: Anjo Leung Hiu-fung

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phoebe Cheng Anjo Leung Hiu-fung says 'three Ms' define his life. 'I'm a frequent movie-goer; I studied music in Sydney for years and I love magic,' he says. Being able to combine all three of his obsessions in one job is a dream, ...

  4. Sad tune behind a Twins revival

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo My friend Hans, a veteran music executive, was in despair when he heard the nearly defunct Canto-pop duo Twins, is being revived. A lover of quality music, Hans was incensed. He had thought his pal Edison Chen Koon-hei, as he puts it, had sunk that sampan for good. Their scheduled resurrection will start next month with a new concert series. I am no expert ...

  5. Q&A: Aaron Kwok

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Known as one of the four 'heavenly kings' of Canto-pop in the 1990s, Aaron Kwok Fu-shing has since shifted his focus to movies. He surprised many with his turn as a unhappy cop in Benny Chan Muk-shing's Divergence, which won him the best actor accolade at the Golden Horse Awards in 2005. He defended his title the following year playing a distressed ...

  6. Film focus

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... by beloved cantopop icon Mui, who died of cancer in December 2003. ...

  7. Long-distance call

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also sang on stage alongside Cantopop star Sandy Lam Yik-lin in Beijing last year. Lau says he started solo cabaret during a lull in gigs, when he found himself working alongside a former ...

  8. First foray into 3-D

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Tinnie Chow Just one day after his Infernal Affairs 2 (co-directed with Alan Mak Siu-fai) was selected as Hong Kong's entry for the Oscars, filmmaker Andrew Lau Wai-keung (below) is out promoting his latest production, a horror flick called The Park (right). The movie, which opens today, is his second foray into the genre and stars Canto-pop singers Bobo Chan and Edwin ...

  9. Chan's the medallion man

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Ting-fung, and the ubiquitous Twins making the biggest stir. Throw into the mix some of Hong Kong's other most adored Canto-pop stars and you had a night to remember. ...

  10. 'Ah Gil' ends up on cutting-room floor

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Filmmaker Chen Kaige is 'sorry' that Gillian Chung Yan-tung's part in his big-budget film project, Mei Lanfang, had to be edited out. Chen praised the Canto-pop star for her professionalism and dedication to the role. 'Ah Gil [Chung's nickname] worked very hard [on this project]. The filming crew of Mei Lanfang were one big family ...




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