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  1. Island fantasy that's all at sea

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The fantasy adventure is based on Nim's Island, a book by Wendy Orr. The film stars 11-year-old Nim (Abigail Breslin) who lives on a remote tropical island with her marine biologist father Jack (Gerard Butler) and her animal buddies. Tragedy strikes one day when Nim's father goes missing at sea. She decides to email her favourite writer Alexandra (Jodie ...

  2. Encanto Sergio Mendes (CD)

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The title speaks for itself. Encanto, which means charm in English, perfectly describes the latest 14-track album from the bossa nova master Sergio Mendes. Even though Mendes established his career in the 1960s, he's yet to weary of his fusion of Afro-American jazz and Brazilian samba. Two years ago he achieved a career peak with Timeless, working with will.i.am ...

  3. Brilliant despite the gloom

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The skinny on the newest albums On first listen, this may sound like any other funky indie band. But give it time, the combination of gloomy bitterness and pounding beats will capture your heart. A mix of bouncy, catchy jingles, epic, powerful pieces, and mournful laments, Narrow Stairs is a brilliant sophomore effort for Washington band Death Cab For Cutie. Most ...

  4. Yuan makes a pleasing debut

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The skinny on the newest albums The debut album of mainland newcomer Yuan Quan stands out among other firsts - in terms of packaging, at least. It is designed as a brown paper notebook. The cover is simple, with a tiny picture of Yuan, while the back features a big-eyed, black-haired doll that resembles the artist. Yuan's name isn't mentioned anywhere, ...

  5. Sweet singer melts hearts

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Its star may be a little girl, but Over The Rainbow is a mature and professional record. The album is a well selected and beautifully arranged collection of some of the most famous classics ever recorded. Seven-year-old Connie Talbot is not the type of musical prodigy who strikes you with her astounding skills. Rather, hers is a sweet voice that touches ordinary ...

  6. Lights ... camera ... take action!

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... In the past, movies merely gave us subtle messages - war is bad, courage is good; now some of them initiate social movement and aim to change audiences' attitude and even behaviour. From Super Size Me to The Kite Runner, message movies are all the ra ...

  7. Third time not so lucky

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Dubbed the 'Hong Kong Jay Chou', Khalil Fong has stood out from other newcomers with his R&B songs - a rare genre in the local music scene. What's more, this talented musician writes all his tunes himself. Born in Hawaii to a professional drummer dad, Fong's talent is a breath of fresh air in a city where manufactured bands are all the rage. His ...

  8. Making a prophet

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... a punter who has been highly successful at the racetrack. Even the beleaguered Emperor Entertainment Group chairman Albert Yeung Sau-shing has sought his advice. He is believed to have asked ... prophesied the king. Yeung promptly signed up teenagers Charlene Choi Tsoek-jin and Gillian Chung Yan-tung - better known as the multi-million-dollar Canto-pop phenomenon, Twins. Hong Thai Travel ...

  9. Wardrobe of the soul

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Hark Yeung

    ... AN OVERCOAT, like a part of the soul left behind, is the symbol of emotion in Helen Lai Hoi-ling's new piece There, After ... Some women hold the clothes of their lovers who have gone to fight in a war and some wear the same overcoat, says Lai, resid ...

  10. HKU puts media on broader footing

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... The University of Hong Kong is launching a degree programme in journalism next year that involves multi-disciplinary studies. The new programme will devote only one-third of its curriculum to journalism training. Students are expected to do a major in ano ...




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